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Visa Partners with Nest to Run its First Innovation Bootcamp in Africa

Visa has partnered with Nest, early-stage venture capital firm and global innovation accelerator to launch the Visa Bootcamp, an intensive 4-day FinTech bootcamp. The first-of-its-kind programme in Africa is Read More →

TransferTo Accelerates Global Expansion with New Leadership Appointment in Africa

TransferTo, leading B2B cross-border mobile payments network has appointed Sandra Hua Yao to lead TransferTo’s business operations in East Africa. The appointment is part of the company’s continued geographic Read More →

Jumia Nigeria Partners with Equity Bank for Digital Payments

Kenya’s leading financial services provider, Equity Bank, has entered into a long term deal with e-commerce retailer, Jumia, to offer their customers a seamless online payment option known as EazzyPay. Customers Read More →

Mobile Wallets, Mobile Money & mPOS: The Differences and Business Benefits of Each

With the success of mobile device penetration, and the coming of age of the super-connected Millennials, it is not surprising that mobile commerce is experiencing huge growth rates.  According to Read More →

Does Your Business Really Need a Turnkey Payment Solution?

The world’s reliance on electronic devices continues to soar. And it’s no surprise that this trend extends into the area of business payment processing. This can be seen through an Read More →

Equity Bank’s Innovation Led Growth Lifts The Group’s Performance

Equity Bank Kenya continued to demonstrate resilience against the banking sector turbulence attributed to the failure of 3 banks late last year that resulted in uncertainty in addition to the Read More →

Banks, Mobile Money Agents Drive Up Financial Inclusion in Tanzania

Commercial banks and mobile money agents are key drivers in expanding and promoting financial services and inclusion, particularly in the rural areas, which are financially underserved. The increase and improvement of mobile Read More →

Equity Bank Spreads its Wings to Zanzibar

This brings to fourteen the total number of branches spread across Tanzania. The new branch will act as a gateway to tap into the vast investment opportunities found in the Read More →

National Microfinance Bank in Tanzania to Support Telkoms Money Agents

National Microfinance Bank (NMB) has partnered with Airtel and Tigo to support availability of cash and e-money for the telecoms agents to run their business smoothly. The partnership seeks to help Tigo Read More →

Ecobank Takes a Step Closer to Reaching its 100 Million Customer Ambition by Partnering with Mastercard

The Ecobank Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR, a mobile payment solution, across 33 African countries. This new agreement will give Ecobank Read More →
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