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Namibia weary of Bitcoin but acknowledges Blockchain

Namibia wary of Bitcoin but acknowledges Blockchain

Southern African country's apex bank confirms official position as the cryptocurrency continues to make inroads into South Africa and Nigeria markets.

Europe's Societe Generale launches mobile money solution for Africa

Europe's Societe Generale launches mobile money solution for Africa

YUP already has more than 30 000 open wallets and nearly 600 agents, with targets to open one million wallets in the next three years.

Zim's Ecobank cashes in on digital platforms

Zim's Ecobank cashes in on digital platforms

MD confirms non-interest income for half-year period to June strengthened by 43%.

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What the future could look like for Safaricom's M-Pesa

Telco says newly upgraded M-Pesa platform will provide capabilities suited for a digital era to be launched over the next few months.

Mastercard invests in building a cashless Ghana

Mastercard invests in building a cashless Ghana

Globally, close to 85% of consumer payments are still made using cash.

Safaricom discontinues East Africa top up services

Safaricom discontinues East Africa top up services

Availability of better options for topping up has rendered this service obsolete.

Youtap launches mobile money QR code solution for Africa, Asia

Youtap launches mobile money QR code solution for Africa, Asia

Smartphone penetration across the emerging markets is increasing significantly.

TerraPay to launch cross-border money transfers in South Africa

TerraPay to launch cross-border money transfers in South Africa

The license enables the company to enter into cross-border low-value person-to-person payments in South Africa.

South Africa: UCT launches "first in Africa" FinTtech degree

South Africa: UCT launches "first in Africa" FinTech degree

Master of Data Science qualification with specialisation in financial technology to be offered from January 2018.

Visa partners with Egyptian Bank and Post Office for financial inclusion

Visa partners with Egyptian Bank and Post Office for financial inclusion

Visa will offer technological expertise according to newly signed tripartite agreement overseen by Egypt's ICT Minister.

Africa's 'finnovators' to mobilise in Ethiopia in November

Africa's 'finnovators' to mobilise in Ethiopia in November

Ethico Live Finnovation Africa event scheduled for later this year.