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Kenyan banks rush to keep up with innovation

Kenyan banks rush to keep up with innovation

Service providers adopting new tech platforms in a bid to remain relevant, meet customer demand.

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.

More Nigerians opt for electronic banking

More Nigerians opt for electronic banking

Additional payment initiatives planned for market amid growth.

Stale regulation blocking 'finnovation' in Africa warn experts

Stale regulation blocking 'finnovation' in Africa warn experts

Market in which IPOs are too regulated and ICO are not at all is a threat to investors.

Lack of legislation won't curb Kenya's blockchain enthusiasm

Lack of legislation won't curb Kenya's blockchain enthusiasm

Govt believes technology can make a major difference to transport, education and finance sectors.

Kenya calls for regulation of fintech lenders

Kenya calls for regulation of FinTech lenders

The country's finance ministry introduces a Bill that will see the regulation of the country's fintech companies.

Paxful to launch blockchain incubation hub in Lagos

Paxful to launch blockchain incubation hub in Lagos

Bitcoin marketplace and digital wallet Paxful says this is the first of its kind for Africa.

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.

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.

US-based Kountable considers blockchain to streamline trade in East Africa

US-based Kountable considers blockchain to streamline trade in East Africa

Company wants to help region's SMEs secure finance and ease the process of trade with offshore countries.

Ghana about to launch mobile money interoperability

Ghana about to launch mobile money interoperability

2017 GSMA Intelligence report states that over 40% of the adult population in Ghana use mobile money regularly.