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Could FinTech actually widen Africa's financial divide?

Could FinTech actually widen Africa's financial divide?

Experts warn of increasing gulf between stakeholders contributing to the continent's FinTech ecosystem.

US crypto-currency marketplace sees big gap in Africa

US crypto-currency marketplace sees big gap in Africa

Paxful, a peer-to-peer marketplace for crypto-currencies, is looking to expand its business on the African continent.

FinTech startup advocates bit-by-bit investment in crypto-currency

FinTech start-up advocates bit-by-bit investment in crypto-currency

Coinseed eyes opportunity in Africa.

Is Africa fertile ground for blockchain crowdfunding and development?

Is Africa fertile ground for blockchain crowdfunding and development?

FinTech firm Finterra sets up base in Kenya and looks to exploit opportunity on the continent.

Exclusive African crypto-currency to be launched

Exclusive African crypto-currency to be launched

Security concerns and sceptical regulators have not dampened enthusiasm of collaborators who are confident of the offering's value proposition.

Nigeria govt, Ecobank target new start-ups

Nigeria govt, Ecobank target new start-ups

StartupNigeria launched alongside Ecobank's annual FinTech challenge.

Sub-Saharan Africa dominates in global mobile money industry - GSMA

Sub-Saharan Africa dominates in global mobile money industry - GSMA

Last year, mobile money transactions in the region reached US$19.9 billion – 63% of the global figure.

Orange outlines Africa rollout plan for AI-enabled bank

Orange outlines Africa rollout plan for AI-enabled bank

Telco plans to launch initially in Madagascar and Mali, followed by Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal.

Service providers eager to digitally disrupt Africa's US$86b banking sector

Service providers eager to digitally disrupt Africa's US$86b banking sector

Research by McKinsey & Company suggests more banking clients are leaning toward digital and mobile banking channels.

Africa deserves its own crypto-currency

Africa deserves its own crypto-currency

With an African-flavoured crypto-currency on the horizon, experts believe it can help solve the continent's unique problems.

How blockchain can democratise Africa

How blockchain can democratise Africa

Delegates at Dot Finance Summit discuss the perception around the technology and its potential for more extensive use on the continent.