MTN's 'controversy-free' time in Nigeria may be short-lived

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MTN Nigeria

'controversy-free time' may be short-lived.

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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.

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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.

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.