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Translating Ebola

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FiFi Africa

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Our mission at FiFi is to provide the best financial comparison information that helps people move forward in their lives, globally. Africa is the continent with the most growth potential.…

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We know how hard it is to build a new company. Especially in finance. One way we can help you is to feature you and your product or service on…

Kenya

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GetBarter: Virtual Bank Card for Online Payments in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

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GetBarter, in partnership with African fintech company, Flutterwave, is a platform that allows users in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana to make online transactions with a virtual card. GetBarter app and…

The Impact of Kenya’s Interest Rate Cap on the Economy

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In 2016, a law was introduced to reduce the cost of borrowing in Kenya. It also aimed at creating access to credit for Kenyans and generate higher returns on savings.…
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Guide on Sending Money to Kenya with PayPal Fast

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Kenya is one of the biggest economies in Africa. The country is known for its athletes, tourism, and also its financial sector. Every year, the country from remittances. A recent…

South Africa

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Investment for Low Income Earners in South Africa

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Investment is not only for the wealthy. It is possible to invest as a low income earner in South Africa. In fact, investment has never been limited to high income…

How to Save for a House in South Africa

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Coming up with a budget to save for a house is a good move. However, sticking to the budget is not an easy thing. Apart from saving, there are other…

How to Save for Retirement in South Africa

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A savings culture should start long before the retirement age. You should start saving for your retirement using your first salary. Retirement saving is a long term goal that cannot…
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How to Buy and Sell Bitcoins in South Africa

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South Africa ranks second in the trade of Bitcoins in Africa after Nigeria. Due to economic uncertainties and political tension in South Africa, most people turn to Bitcoin as an…

Zambia

What You Need to Know About the National Health Insurance Scheme in Zambia

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The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHI) in Zambia is designed to pool funds to provide universal health care services for all Zambians based on their health needs, irrespective of their…

10 Ways of Getting Free Stuff in Africa

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When it comes to saving money, everyone wants to get free stuff. There are many ways you can get free stuff in Africa from hotel rooms, groceries and movie tickets.…

Payments Methods For Freelancers in Africa

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Freelancing is taking over the workforce of a majority of the country's economy. Professionals and students are growing their talents and skills through freelancing. The majority of freelancers are below…

How to Register a Business Name in Zambia

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If you want to run a business in Zambia, you can register a business name or a company. Today, we will look at the steps you need to take to…

Nigeria

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How to Invest in the Nigerian Stock Exchange

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) gives an equal chance to Nigerians citizens and foreigners to trade in stock. The NSE market can be accessible by investors and members due to…
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GetBarter: Virtual Bank Card for Online Payments in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

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GetBarter, in partnership with African fintech company, Flutterwave, is a platform that allows users in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana to make online transactions with a virtual card. GetBarter app and…

How to Send Money to Nigeria

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Nigeria is Africa’s biggest country, with a population of more than 190 million people. Nigeria is also the country with the most people living abroad. According to the Nigerian government,…

10 Ways of Getting Free Stuff in Africa

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When it comes to saving money, everyone wants to get free stuff. There are many ways you can get free stuff in Africa from hotel rooms, groceries and movie tickets.…

Tanzania

How to Invest in the Dar Es Salaam Stock Exchange

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Started in 1998, the Dar Es Salaaam Stock Exchange (DSE) is one of investment options available for both citizens and foreigners in Tanzania. However, foreigners are only allowed to invest…

10 Ways of Getting Free Stuff in Africa

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When it comes to saving money, everyone wants to get free stuff. There are many ways you can get free stuff in Africa from hotel rooms, groceries and movie tickets.…

Payments Methods For Freelancers in Africa

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Freelancing is taking over the workforce of a majority of the country's economy. Professionals and students are growing their talents and skills through freelancing. The majority of freelancers are below…

How to Invest in Government Securities in Tanzania

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Tanzanian government securities are debt instruments issued by the government in exchange for money borrowed from the public. The investor will acquire interest upon maturity. Tanzanian government has two types…

Ghana

Payments Methods For Freelancers in Africa

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Freelancing is taking over the workforce of a majority of the country's economy. Professionals and students are growing their talents and skills through freelancing. The majority of freelancers are below…

How to Open a Diaspora Banking Account in Ghana

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Diaspora banking account is a service that allows Ghanaians living and working outside the country to perform domestic and foreign transactions through a bank in Ghana. We have identified six…

Untapped Business Ideas in Africa

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Africa is a continent that has high economic potential due to its favorable climate for agriculture, abundant natural resources, wildlife, improved macroeconomic policies etc. It is undoubtedly an ideal spot…
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6 Interesting Facts You Need to Know About Bitcoin in Africa

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Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency. It is a decentralised digital currency without a central bank or single administrator that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network…

Botswana

Payments Methods For Freelancers in Africa

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Freelancing is taking over the workforce of a majority of the country's economy. Professionals and students are growing their talents and skills through freelancing. The majority of freelancers are below…

Countries With Universal Health Care Around the World

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Universal health care is a government's initiative to provide quality health services to all citizens of a country regardless of their ability to pay. In 1948, the World Health Organization…

Untapped Business Ideas in Africa

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Africa is a continent that has high economic potential due to its favorable climate for agriculture, abundant natural resources, wildlife, improved macroeconomic policies etc. It is undoubtedly an ideal spot…

Where Can You Spend Bitcoin in Africa?

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As Bitcoin adoption is slowly gaining momentum in Africa, where can African Bitcoiners and foreign travellers spend Bitcoin on the continent? FiFi Finance looks at some of the establishments accepting…

Fintech in Africa

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GetBarter: Virtual Bank Card for Online Payments in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

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GetBarter, in partnership with African fintech company, Flutterwave, is a platform that allows users in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana to make online transactions with a virtual card. GetBarter app and…
Xapo

Xapo: the Bitcoin Startup With Underground Vaults

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Xapo is a fintech company that offers cryptocurrency vault services, money transfer, and digital banking services to clients from around the world. Through its products, investors can safely secure their…
Bitwala

An Introduction to Bitwala, a High-Flying Crypto/Fiat Currency Startup

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Bitwala is an online bank that enables customers to save, withdraw, and trade fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies. The company’s product is used by more than 80k people from around the…
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How to Buy and Sell Bitcoins in South Africa

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South Africa ranks second in the trade of Bitcoins in Africa after Nigeria. Due to economic uncertainties and political tension in South Africa, most people turn to Bitcoin as an…