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Growing demand for mobile money solutions in Angola

Growing demand for mobile money solutions in Angola

Industry stakeholders eager for more tech solutions and levels of collaboration in the market.

Absa includes Western Union on its app

Absa includes Western Union on its app

Bank describes move as "a banking first" for South Africa.

Egypt sets up US$57-million FinTech start-up fund

Egypt sets up US$57-million FinTech start-up fund

Officials look to protect the country's growing FinTech landscape.

Diaspora banking secures 38% revenue increase for Equity

Diaspora banking secures 38% revenue increase for Equity

Company says FinTech innovation and digitisation has powered rapid growth of this banking.

FinTech alliance targets SA SME development

FinTech alliance targets R600-million at SA SME development

Crossfin Technology Holdings has acquired minority interest in Retail Capital.

Visa leads US$170-million funding in African fintech firm

Visa leads US$170-million funding in African finTech firm

With the investment in Branch, Visa wants to bring financial access to billions of people still unreached by banks.

Malawi's Reserve Bank in showdown with FinTech over ecommerce

Malawi's Reserve Bank in showdown with FinTech over ecommerce

Finance institution disputes claims that it is side-lining FinTech firms in their attempt to connect to the country's digital finance system.

A new dawn for Africa's blockchain ecosystem?

A new dawn for Africa's blockchain ecosystem?

Mauritius-based Horizon Africa launches platform to encourage more widespread implementation.

Naspers-backed Luno makes Italian forays

Naspers-backed Luno makes Italian forays

The crypto-currency platform with strong South African roots expands to the Italian market.

Zambia looks to link up mobile money operators

Zambia looks to link up mobile money operators

Service providers will begin testing the system in April, according to the Bank of Zambia.

Deal to bolster blockchain-driven solar power supply

Deal to bolster blockchain-driven solar power supply

Sun Exchange, Decentral Energy announce agreement to facilitate larger projects with less risk across Africa.