BCX to lead Telkom into Africa.

BCX to lead Telkom into Africa

CEO says new unit will prioritise the continent.

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Nigeria, Spain link up on new epayment channel

Nigeria, Spain link up on new epayment channel

TerraPay, MoneyTrans and Paga partner to enhance cross-border remittance between Europe and Nigeria.

Kenyan bankers unveil interbank application to rival M-Pesa

Kenyan bankers unveil interbank application to rival M-Pesa

PesaLink platform, the latest competitor to Safaricom's M-Pesa offering.

New Bitcoin marketplace focuses on Nigeria

New Bitcoin marketplace focuses on Nigeria

Peer-to-peer marketplace launches widget to enable anyone to instantly establish a Bitcoin kiosk.

Safaricom's Spark Fund ploughs resources into agricultural analytics startup

Safaricom's Spark Fund ploughs resources into agricultural analytics startup

FarmDrive is the 5th recipient of investment from the US$1 million Spark Venture Fund owned by Safaricom.

IBM's R945m investment in Africa's IT skills

Why IBM decided to invest R945m in Africa's IT skills

The company rolls out a Watson-based initiative to provide free development programmes for up to 25 million African youths over five years.

Cape Town-based startup cracks FinTech global 100 list

Cape Town-based startup cracks FinTech global 100 list

Mobile payments business Zoona included on KPMG list.

Silvertree acquires Nigeria's TopCheck

Silvertree acquires Nigeria's TopCheck

Former market competitors solidify plans to create 'Africa's largest price comparison group'.

Vodacom Video Play now has a comedy channel

Vodacom Video Play now has a comedy channel

The telco's video-on-demand service expands its bouquet to include a comedy channel called Gunga7.com.

2017, the year for tech in financial services

2017, the year for tech in financial services

Next generation security, IoT and mobile are the big bets for South Africa's financial services space this year says Mark Walker, Associate Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa at International Data Corporation (IDC).

Ecobank marks 5th relaunch of Mobile App in Kenya

Ecobank marks 5th relaunch of Mobile App in Kenya

Renewed app is being introduced as part of effort to better link Ecobank's continent wide footprint.

Kenya's SMEs dominate traditional players on Jumia

Kenya's SMEs dominate traditional players on Jumia

Online retailer says small and medium entrepreneurs constitute the bulk of businesses on its platform in Kenya.