Vodacom Tanzania disconnects 157,000 subscribers

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Operator moves on
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Emboldened FinTech firm Flutterwave targets expansion

Emboldened FinTech firm Flutterwave targets expansion

Start-up secures US$35-million in fundraising, announces partnership with WorldPay and Visa.

Africa gets social over Blockchain

Africa gets social over Blockchain

United Africa Blockchain Association heads to Cape Town to host the first of a series of tech awareness events.

Financial identities for unbanked in SSA could rake in US$43-billion

Financial identities for unbanked in SSA could rake in US$43-billion

Oxford Economics study points to Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire and Madagascar as stand-out markets for growth in financial services for the unbanked.

Fraud could cost Africa its blockchain opportunity

Fraud could cost Africa its blockchain opportunity

Chairman of the Blockchain Association of Uganda outlines efforts by the continent to tackle fraud and unscrupulous schemes.

AfricaChain3.0 -v1

New kid on the African block(chain)

Sekunjalo Investment Holdings partners with China's Ultrain Technology Limited to form African Chain 3.0.

Nigeria's digital-only bank set to lead market disruption

Nigeria's digital-only bank set to lead market disruption

Kuda reportedly raised US$1.6 million in pre-seed funding.

Rising crypto adoption will temper regulation

Rising crypto adoption will temper regulation

Experts advise that regulatory bodies and governments should leave cryptocurrency alone and rather warn citizens to 'trade at their own peril'.

MTN announces January 2020 launch of MoMo in South Africa

MTN announces January 2020 launch of MoMo in South Africa

Service initially only available to MTN customers.

Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa

Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa

Company launches to help small business fund Facebook adverts.

M-KOPA Solar rolls out solar-powered fridges across Kenya

M-KOPA Solar rolls out solar-powered fridges across Kenya

Solution will be rolled out across 65 retail outlets.

Mauritius plans to issue digital currency

Mauritius plans to issue digital currency

Bank of Mauritius governor confirms latest development.