Kenya

Silicon Savannah: How Tech Hubs are Promoting Economic Growth

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Nairobi has been a cradle for innovation in Kenya, which contributes greatly to the growing tech ecosystem famously known as Silicon Savannah. This tech ecosystem has turned Nairobi in a…
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What is M-Pesa Banking

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M-Pesa is an innovative way of storing and transfering money by the use of mobile phones. It has an enourmous customer base and is slowly expanding over to other countries.…
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How to Sell and Buy Bitcoin in Kenya

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Bitcoin is the first decentralized digital currency that was introduced in 2009. However, due to mysteries surrounding cryptocurrencies, Kenyans have been held back from taking part in its trade. However,…

How to Open a Bank Account in Kenya

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In case you are thinking of settling in Kenya, it is crucial that you open a bank account. Thankfully, in Kenya we have many banks to choose from, both local…

South Africa

South African Startup Gamifies Financial Literacy

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Most South Africans are financially illiterate, focusing heavily on spending and borrowing rather than saving. Akiba Digital, a South African fintech startup, has come up with a solution. The startup,…

How to Open a Bank Account in South Africa

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Opening a bank account in South Africa is not extremely difficult. There are quite a few banks and you can even open a bank account from abroad and as a…

Zambia

Meet Zazu: Zambia’s Helpful Money App

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Zazu is Zambia's fintech start-up that was launched in 2015 to provide digital payment services via its digital wallet and financial education courses to the Zambian market. Zazu intends to…

How to Open a US Bank Account in Zambia For Free With Payoneer

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Payoneer is a great option for online freelancers in Zambia to send money or pay for online services. Other popular similar payment solutions such as PayPal do not allow account…
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Five Convenient Ways to Send Money and Talktime to Zambia

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Sending money to Africa is increasingly becoming easier, cheaper and faster because of advances in technology. We've selected 5 services that help you to transfer money to Zambia from European…

Nigeria

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Here Are 6 Options for Mobile and Online Lending in Nigeria

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The booming fintech industry in Nigeria has made it easier for individuals to access quick loans from their phones and online. Accessing loans from banks and micro-finance institutions has always…

Fintech in Africa

Trainings and meet-ups.

Taking Bitcoin to the Masses in Botswana’s SatoshiCenter

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The SatoshiCenter is a blockchain and bitcoin fintech incubator in Botswana. It was founded by Alakanani Itireleng, the "Bitcoin Lady", in 2014 to save as a platform that would create…
mpesa

What is M-Pesa Banking

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M-Pesa is an innovative way of storing and transfering money by the use of mobile phones. It has an enourmous customer base and is slowly expanding over to other countries.…
Kwikmoney Nigeria

Here Are 6 Options for Mobile and Online Lending in Nigeria

| Africa, Fintech, Nigeria | No Comments
The booming fintech industry in Nigeria has made it easier for individuals to access quick loans from their phones and online. Accessing loans from banks and micro-finance institutions has always…

South African Startup Gamifies Financial Literacy

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Most South Africans are financially illiterate, focusing heavily on spending and borrowing rather than saving. Akiba Digital, a South African fintech startup, has come up with a solution. The startup,…