Kenyan Church-focused Fintech Startup Jumuisha Raises Seed Fund

Sept. 20, 2021, 1:25 p.m.

our solution helped church members to reserve seats and enabled the church administration to maintain a manifest of members who attended the services for contact tracing.

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Flutterwave Announces New Mobile Money Partnership With Mtn Across Africa

Sept. 9, 2021, 2:18 p.m.

Businesses integrating Flutterwave in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia can receive payments via MTN Mobile Money

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Why Self-sovereign Digital Identity (SSDI) Is A Game-changer For Financial Inclusion In Africa

Sept. 9, 2021, 12:06 p.m.

An SSDI system uses secure electronic “credentials” that are issued by relevant authorities (such as Home Affairs, credit bureaus, financial services organizations, and similar) and which a person stores in a mobile app to share at their discretion.

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These Open Banking Startups Are Driving The Next Wave Of Fintech Innovation In Africa

Sept. 7, 2021, 2:26 p.m.

Open banking is a practice that provides third-party financial service providers with open access to consumer banking, transaction, and other financial data from banks and non-bank financial institutions through the use of APIs and data aggregation services.

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Australian Fintech Startup Zip Acquires SA PayFlex To Expand Innovative Payment Solutions Across Africa

Sept. 3, 2021, 2:38 p.m.

With a presence in 12 markets across five continents, Zip plans to grow the South African business and expand into other African markets with sizeable underbanked, digitally savvy populations that will benefit from innovative payment solutions

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myFawry Awarded The Top Fintech App In The Middle East As It Racks Up 1.6 Million Downloads

Sept. 2, 2021, 2:21 p.m.

Leading e-payment platform, myFawry was awarded as the top fintech app in the Middle East as it racked up 1.6 million downloads last year.

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