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Month: January 2020

Nigeria SmartBag Blockchain Pioneer and Provider, Temie Wins Jack Ma’s $250,000 Funding for African Startups.

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At the grand-finale of the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) held in Accra, Ghana. The smartBag blockchain pioneer Temie Giwa-Tubosun has taken home the top prize. Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI), pioneered by Chinese investor Jack Ma has made available…

Women in Tech: Limestart, a Fintech Company Digitizing Commerce at Point of Sale for SMEs

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Women in Tech: Limestart, Digitizing Commerce at Point of Sale for SMEs Makes the Fintech Ten Finalists of the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Competition. Limestart emerged among the ten finalist at the contest pitch programme hosted by UK-Nigeria Tech Hub in…

Weekly Crypto Overview: Fintech Nigeria Final Roadmap Report Calls Cryptocurrency a Security or Commodity. 

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In this week’s overview on cryptocurrency news in Nigeria, fintech association of Nigeria final roadmap report records cryptocurrency not as a currency but as a security or commodity.  This calls for regulations which will be issued the same way other…

Carbon, the Fintech Zero-interest Loan App Expands to Kenya Following the Acquisition of Amplifypay.

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Carbon, the Fintech instant loan app expands to Kenya following acquisition of Amplifypay. Carbon is an instant loan app, utility payments and an interest on investment app. The fintech company is a subsidiary if OneFi a quick loan company using…

Kwame Asante from Ghana Pioneers the First Crypto Space Drop in Metal(MTL) Cryptocurrency in Ghana Using Personal Developed Antenna.

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Ghana pioneers the first crypto space drop in Africa. Kwame Asante is the recipient of the crypto space drop otherwise known as crypto airdrop in Metal (MTL) cryptocurrency.  Kwame Asante built an antenna that aids the retrieval of digital currency…

Bitsika, the Naira(abcd) Stablecoin Pioneer in Nigeria Records $1million Transaction few months After Launch.

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Bitsika, the Naira (ABCD) stablecoin pioneer in Nigeria records $1 million in transaction. This was few weeks after the launch of it’s mobile app, Bitsika on both android and ios. This includes both deposits, withdraws and money transfers on Bitsika…

Federal Government of Nigeria Reacts to the Change of CFA Currency to Eco Currency Proposed by ECOWAS

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The Federal Government of Nigeria through it’s Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planing issued a Press Release saying that the government is studying the situation and will respond in due course.  The release letter reads: “Nigeria has received the news…

Blockchain Startup Bitstop Reveals Plan to Install the First Bitcoin ATM in Nigeria.

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Bitstop reveals plan to build the first bitcoin ATM in Nigeria at the International Money Transfers and Cross-Border Payments Conference—IMTC Africa 2019 held in Lagos Nigeria.  Present at the conference includes; Banks, Mobile Money Operators, Money Transfer Operators (MTOs), digital…