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Existing tech must bring down cost of African remittances

Existing tech must bring down cost of African remittances

Research shows that the average cost of sending money to Africa is almost 10% of total transaction.

Digitalisation will yield more revenue for Africa say experts

Digitalisation will add to Africa's bottom line say accounting experts

Automated systems will help regions benefit from anticipated economic growth, such as 2.5% expected in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Bitcoin exchange's account still frozen in Nigerian

Bitcoin exchange's account still frozen in Nigeria

Third party issue at the heart of a problem that has hindered the exchange's ability to offer full service in Nigeria.

Kenya's M-Akiba project gets nod from World Bank

Kenya's M-Akiba project gets nod from World Bank

Blockchain-backed bond issuance project in the making since 2011.

Franchise model ideal to ensure financial inclusivity in Africa - Zoona

Franchise model ideal to ensure financial inclusivity in Africa - Zoona

FinTech firm aims for the sweet spot where purpose and profit meet.

Investors back16.8% more African tech startups

Investors back 16.8% more African tech startups

2016 report reflects a year-on-year increase in the number of tech startups that managed to secure funding.

Mastercard, GTP partner to launch prepaid solutions in Africa

Mastercard, GTP partner to launch prepaid solutions in Africa

Alliance will facilitate access to new digital payment solutions.

World Bank offers African FinTech startups better odds

World Bank offers African FinTech startups better odds

New post-acceleration programme launched to bring startups into contact with prospective investors.

USSD payment platform opens up Nigeria's mobile banking channel

USSD payment platform opens up Nigeria's mobile banking channel

Local FinTech firm transacts over NGN1 trillion on platform, offers startups a fresh value proposition.

Gold still bigger than Bitcoin in South Africa

Gold still bigger than Bitcoin in South Africa

Study by Luno suggests despite the sentiment, interest and adoption continues to increase.

Africa long way off from introducing first 'unicorn'

Africa long way off from introducing first 'unicorn'

Continent continues to innovate while waiting for the first US$1bn company.