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Electronic banking: Telkom launches a virtual card on WhatsApp

South African operator Telkom announced on Tuesday (June 8th) that it had launched a virtual Mastercard card usable on WhatsApp. This new service allows...

Côte d’Ivoire wants to secure its cyberspace to guarantee stability

For the protection of its cyberspace, Côte d'Ivoire has just adopted a National Cyber ​​Security Strategy 2020 - 2025, revealed the Ivorian Minister of...

Kenya: Safaricom clears $ 14 million slate from Telkom and Airtel

Telecom operator Safaricom said on Monday (June 7) that it plans to write off a debt of 1.5 billion shillings ($ 14 million) owed...

Botswana: Stanbic Bank launches its “eMarketTrader” mobile application

Stanbic Bank Botswana announced Thursday, May 3, that it had launched the "eMarketTrader" mobile application. This initiative follows the launch of the eMarketTrader in...

Côte d’Ivoire: Weblogy group launches new products to increase rate of financial inclusion

The Ivorian group Weblogy launched on May 28, 2021 in Abidjan, new means of digital payments with its partners Visa, Ecobank and UBA with...

Safaricom announces loss of 3 million USD in M-Pesa Africa

For the fiscal year ended March 2021, Safaricom announced this weekend that it had realized a loss of 314 million shillings (3 million USD)...

StarNews Mobile and Orange join forces to unlock access to video content from local...

StarNews Mobile, the main mobile video network enabling celebrities and influencers to monetize their fan bases in Africa, has announced its agreement with Orange...

Togo: Maroc Telecom subsidiary (also) amended by the regulator

The Togo Electronic Communications and Postal Regulatory Authority (ARCEP) announced on May 26, 2021, that it had fined nearly 600 million CFA F (a...

Benin: official, Sonatel takes over the delegated management of SBIN

On Friday May 21, 2021, the government of the Republic of Benin and the SONATEL group formalized the delegated management of the Société Béninoise...

Ethiopia: the first 5G license awarded to the Safricom-Vodacom consortium

After officially ending more than two decades of state monopoly and opening up the telecoms sector to competition on June 10, 2019, Ethiopia on...

Cameroon-based fintech, Maviance PLC, closes its Seed round to fund its expansion within the...

Douala, Cameroon – 11 May 2021 – Maviance PLC (www.smobilpay.cm), a Cameroon-based fintech, announced today that it has closed its Seed investment round of...

Vista Bank chooses Radar Payments to develop its digital payment strategy

The Vista Bank group announced this Monday, May 10, that it had chosen the payment service provider Radar Payments from BCP to manage all...

Mastercard partners with Billetera to deliver cutting edge digital payment solutions in the Democratic...

  Millions of unbanked and financially excluded residents in the DRC will have access to formal financial and digital services Mastercard technology to enable...

MTN becomes the first telecom operator listed on Rwanda Stock Exchange

MTN Rwanda, a subsidiary of the South African telecoms group MTN, announced Friday, May 7, that it had introduced part of its capital on...
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