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Exclusive: One month after ban on onboarding new customers, fintechs and regulators talks continue

One month after a ban on onboarding new customers, fintechs are still at the negotiating table with regulators. Five Nigerian neobanks—Moniepoint, OPay, Palmpay, Kuda, and Paga—remain […]
May 20th, 2024
Techpoint Africa

Vodacom and Orange in talks for improved rural connectivity

Vodacom Group Ltd and French telco Orange SA are in talks about forming a strategic partnership in Africa to explore infrastructure deals that will reduce costs […]
May 20th, 2024
Techpoint Africa

Kenya's ICT operators may soon require an operational licence 

Eliud Owalo, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of ICT and Digital Economy, has reportedly proposed legislation in Kenya requiring information, communication, and technology (ICT) operators to obtain an […]
May 20th, 2024
Tech Nova Ghana

South Africa Tech Ecosystem Shows Growth Potential With Fintech Leading The Way

The fintech landscape in Africa is experiencing a surge in growth opportunities, with South Africa emerging as a key player in this dynamic sector. Despite global […]
May 20th, 2024
Tech Nova Ghana

Nigerian Court Upholds Provision For Banks To Collect and Verify Customers’ Social Media As Part of Their KYC Process

The Federal High Court in Lagos has upheld a provision of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Customer Due Diligence Regulations 2023 that requires banks to […]
May 20th, 2024
Entrackr

Tracxn posts flat scale in FY24; profit declines 80%

Data and research platform Tracxn demonstrated a flat scale with a mere 5.9% increase in its revenue during the fiscal year ending March 2024. Moreover, the […]
May 20th, 2024
Wamda

Plain Tiger secures investment from AngelSpark

UAE-based B2B marketplace Plain Tiger has raised an investment from UAE’s VC firm AngelSpark for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2021 by Alexandra Polson and Oliver […]
May 20th, 2024
Techpoint Africa

Republic of the Congo to build Central Africa’s first fibre data centre for $72.8 million

The news:  Reports indicate that the Republic of the Congo has commenced the development of a three-storey data centre in the Bacongo district of Brazzaville to […]
May 20th, 2024
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