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MTN Zambia, JUMO and Barclays Bank link to launch Kasaka

MTN Zambia, JUMO and Barclays Bank link to launch Kasaka

Barclays Bank Zambia has collaborated with mobile operator MTN Zambia and tech firm JUMO to launch a new interest-bearing mobile savings product called Kasaka.

'Silicon Valley-style' investing is impeding East Africa's DFS startups

'Silicon Valley-style' investing is impeding East Africa's DFS startups

A Village Capital report highlights concentrated selective investment, pattern recognition and the 'human capital trap' as key challenges.

French ICO framework could enrich Africa’s Blockchain ecosystem

French ICO framework could enrich Africa’s Blockchain ecosystem

Industry analysts believe there is an opportunity, particularly among Francophone countries.

Crypto-backed solar programme launches in Uganda

Crypto-backed solar programme launches in Uganda

Wala, CP-EM partner to create utility-scale, grid-connected renewable power systems.

Zim must invest in cryptocurrency says finance head

Zim must invest in cryptocurrency says finance head

Newly appointed Finance Minister will urge Central Bank to establish unit to embrace virtual currencies.

Zimbabwe mobile money tax revised

Zimbabwe mobile money tax revised

Officials respond to mounting pressure and review amounts, but insist tax will help generate much needed funds.

The challenge and opportunity for banks in North Africa

The challenge and opportunity for banks in North Africa

Banking Tech North Africa event in Cairo Organised by IQPC looks to unpack tech trends disrupting the region's financial sector.

'Africa is the Silicon Valley of banking'

'Africa is the Silicon Valley of banking'

So say co-founders of mobile digital banking platform provider TagPay.

Dayalan Govender

Orange adds to Yoco's US$23 million raised

Telco's venture capital investment fund for Africa has added to its interest in the South African FinTech company.

African crypto-currency to go live in December

African crypto-currency to go live in December

South African telcos and retailers prepare their financial ecosystems for the arrival of the new digital currency.

Digital IDs will drive financial inclusion in Africa

Digital IDs will drive financial inclusion in Africa

FSD Kenya executive Victor Malu offers his perspective at Seamless East Africa Conference.