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Nigerian Fintechs To Be Listed on NGX, As Advisory Panel Announced. 

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Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) has set up the NGX Digital and Technology Products Advisory Panel. The Panel would provide a forum for the Exchange to interact with the capital market community and the fintech ecosystem to enhance and increase NGX’s…

Nigerian and Ghana Central Banks Invites Tech Innovators To Participate In Their Respective Regulatory Sandbox. 

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Nigeria and Ghana central banks have invited financial innovators that wish to be included in their respective regulatory sandboxes to submit applications. The Bank of Ghana said its sandbox will also support innovations that attempt to solve the financial exclusion…

CBN, NIBSS Launches AfriGo, Nigeria’s First National Payment Card.

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems (NIBSS) have unveiled Nigeria’s first National payment card named AfriGo.At the virtual unveiling yesterday, the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, said the card was designed to cater to local…

Kenya New Regulatory Sandbox For Tech Startups Calls For Industry Expert Inputs. 

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The Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) recently published a draft called:  “Framework for Emerging Technologies Regulatory Sandbox” for tech ecosystems, and is seeking feedback from the public by February 3, 2023. The CAK has the responsibility of establishing and reviewing…

African Startup Launches Alternative Platform For Crypto Nigeria Users.

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An African Fintech startup has introduced a new platform where Nigerians will be able to use crypto to pay airtime bills; mobile data bills, electricity bills, and other types of bills. The startup in a statement by its marketing assistant,…

Top African Fintech Apps For Easy Transborder Sending And Reception Of Money.

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The changing landscape of business and the workplace, the japa fever has created needs for transborder transactions. Which could be for tuition payment, savings or fund remittance to native country. Regarding restrictions, most platforms used for international transactions such as…

Africa Fintech Records Highest Number Of Deals Closed Year After Year: MasterCard Latest Research.

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Report findings of a new Mastercard study, African fintech startups, whose number grew from 311 in 2019 to 564 in 2021, accounted for “61% of the USD 2.7 billion deployed across Africa in 2021.” The findings also show that fintechs’…

For Tech Business Owners And Potential Owners In Nigeria, This is What The New Start-up Bill Means For You.

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Technology in Nigeria is a fast-growing industry that has gained momentum in the last few years. Its prospects have led states like Nasarawa and Kaduna to prioritize the creation of technology villages in order to harness the growth potential of…

Six African Start-ups Made Finals In Ecobank Fintech Challenge.

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Six African fintech companies have been announced as finalists of this year’s Ecobank Fintech Challenge, and will now compete for a top prize of US$50,000 and admission to the Ecobank Fintech Challenge Fellowship program Ecobank is a leading independent pan-African…

African Start-ups Funding For Half Of 2022 Doubles To $4 Billion.

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Funding for African startups is on track to hit a record this year despite a slowdown globally, according to a new report. Venture capital deals on the continent reached $3.5 billion in the six months through June, more than double…

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