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Airtel Africa & Finablr Partner to Facilitate Seamless Inbound and Outbound Cross-border Payments

Airtel Africa, a leading telecommunications service provider, and Finablr, a global platform for payments and foreign exchange solutions, have entered into an extensive global partnership that will see the two Read More →

Cellulant Unveils Tingg, Africa’s First Payments Super App in 8 Countries

Cellulant, Africa’s leading financial technology company has announced the launch of Tingg, an all-in-one, multi-functional consumer super app that will include a wide array of payment, commerce and financial services Read More →

CBK Governor Dr. Patrick Njoroge Named Central Bank Governor of the Year, Sub Saharan Africa

The Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, Dr. Patrick Njoroge, has been named the Central Bank Governor of the Year for Sub-Saharan Africa by Read More →

Airtel Africa Partners with Ecobank Group to Improve Access to Mobile Financial Services

The partnership will also allow Ecobank corporate account holders to make bulk disbursements, such as payroll payments, directly into Airtel Money customer wallets Airtel Africa (Airtel.Africa), a leading global telecommunications services Read More →

Sub-Saharan Africa Leads the Way in Bringing Digital Banking to the Unbanked

By: Gwenael Trotel, Standard Bank's Head of Consumer Solutions and Digital Cards The financial services landscape is fast changing. Technology is disrupting traditional offerings and those who have previously been unable Read More →

Conducting Business and Investing in Other Countries

Many businesses are now part of a global marketplace. Even companies that primarily serve a local community cannot afford to ignore the wider world. Such businesses are likely to be Read More →

Payments: Looking to the Future

Payments: Looking to the future In June 2019, SWIFT published a vision paper, ‘Payments: Looking to the future’, setting out a vision for the future of how value will be Read More →

Arise B.V Becomes a Shareholder of Reference in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated

Arise has become a shareholder of reference in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) with a c.14.1 percent stake Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“ETI”) announces that IFC and the funds managed by the IFC Read More →

The Rise of Sub-Saharan Africa as a Fintech Hub

Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the fastest-growing investment zones for financial technology companies according to new research says Forbes. The GSM Association says in its Mobile Economy, Sub-Saharan Africa 2019 Read More →

SWIFT to Open The KYC Registry to Corporates

SWIFT announces that it is to open its world-leading Know Your Customer platform, The KYC Registry, to corporates. In a first step, from Q4 2019, all 2,000 SWIFT-connected corporate groups will Read More →

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