Two Nigerian Brothers Ngozi and Chijioke Dozie Building A Better Bank For Africa

Challenger banks, such as Monzo, N26 and Starling, have steadily grown in number and popularity, disrupting the traditional banking system with data-driven features and...

e-Commerce Platform Copia Raises $26 million to Serve the Unbanked Customers in Rural Kenya

The promise of e-commerce over the past decade across Africa’s urban middle class lies in the ease and convenience of making and paying for...

Uber Takes to Streets of Abidjan, Ivory Coast in African expansion

Uber launched in Ivory Coast’s commercial capital Abidjan on Thursday, part of its expansion into African markets with low levels of car ownership and...

Qualcomm’s Working With Apple ‘as fast as it can’ to Help Launch a 5G...

Qualcomm says it’s No. 1 priority at the moment is to assist Apple with the launch of a 5G iPhone. Apple will use Qualcomm’s...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey — Africa ‘Will Define’ the Future of Bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) will see its future “defined” by Africa, one of its best-known proponents has predicted after completing a tour of the continent. RELATED READING: TWITTER...

Fintech Investment in Africa Valued at $3 billion by 2020

Fintech investment in Africa is likely to be valued at $3 billion by 2020, with SA and Nigeria receiving a significant portion of these investments. This...

German Carmakers Fined For anti-trust Activity on Steel Purchases

BMW, Daimler, and Volkswagen, have agreed with Germany’s cartel office, the Bundeskartellamt, to pay penalties totaling around €100m ($111m) for anti-competitive practices. The case...

Equatorial Guinea Plans to Build a 70KM Subsea Gas Pipeline Worth US$100M

Equatorial Guinea has revealed plans to build a 70km subsea gas pipeline that will link the Alen platform with the Punta Europa petrochemical hub....

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Plans to Spend Up to 3-6 Months in Africa

Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey returned from a trip touring African startups ready to go back. He said in a Twitter post last week...

Ghana Becomes a Safe hub for Multinational Car Companies

With Toyota, Volkswagen and Nissan all planning to set up bases in the country, Ghana is becoming increasingly attractive to automotive investors. In his 2016...

Africa’s Mara Group Launches Phone Factories in Durban, Kigali

Calling them the first “Made in Africa” smartphones, the Mara Group has opened two factories this month, with a $100 million investment near Durban,...

EcoCash Calls for Patience Amid Public Outcry

CASSAVA Smartech shut down its Ecocash services on Saturday and subsequently on Sunday to allow for some major upgrade to be done. The fintech...

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