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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.

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%.

Why AI, blockchain is forcing Africa’s authorities to reconsider FinTech

Why AI, blockchain is forcing Africa's authorities to reconsider FinTech

Growing awareness among officials of the disruptive influence of digital currencies and blockchain technology.

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.

TerraPay launches international mobile money transfers to Uganda

TerraPay launches international mobile money transfers to Uganda

The company will allow users and global network partners to send money to mobile wallets in Uganda.

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.

Safaricom unveils new API platform for developers

Safaricom unveils new API platform for developers

Telecommunications services provider launches a modified API platform for developers to easily tap into their services.

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.

Kenyan lending start-up disburses US$4mn in loans

Kenyan lending start-up disburses US$4mn in loans

Branch has also established a foundation in neighbouring country Tanzania.

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.

TNM bank partnership has Malawi's Mpamba agents worried

TNM bank partnership has Malawi's Mpamba agents worried

Partnership sparks fear the operator may be considering phasing out Mpamba agents.