Stanbic Bank, Mandela Group Partner to Launch Cashless Payments

Stanbic Bank Uganda and the Mandela Group are making it easier and more convenient for customers to enjoy cashless purchases using their debit or credit cards at any Café Javas, City...

Africa Telecom and Finance Leaders Assess Accelerating Digital Investment Opportunities

Leaders from Africa's biggest telecom investment companies are scheduled for a meeting with investment bankers, investors and advisers to discuss accelerating new investment opportunities in digital communications and infrastructure. Telecom and tech...
The Governor Bank of Uganda Mr. Emmanuel Mutebile (Right) presents The best Primary Dealer Award 2016 to The Chairman of Stanbic Bank Uganda Mr. Japheth Kato (Center) and Stanbic’s Head of Global Markets Ms. Anne Juuko. Stanbic Bank won the award for the sixth year in a row and a record ninth time overall. (Photo Credit: Stanbic Bank Uganda)

Stanbic Bank for the Sixth Year in a Row Wins the 2016 Primary Dealer...

For the sixth consecutive year Stanbic Bank Uganda has won the best 'Primary Dealer Award' beating off stiff competition from six other commercial banks. The accolade is given on an annual basis...
SMEs in Africa. Image Credit: World Bank

Bitbond and BitPesa in a New Partnership to Improve Financing of African SMEs

Germany-based global SME lending platform Bitbond and BitPesa have today announced that they are joining forces to improve access to financing for SMEs in Africa. Bitbond connects fixed-income investors with small business...
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Kopo Kopo Partners With MasterCard to Launch Masterpass QR in Sub-Saharan Africa

Kopo Kopo, a Kenyan merchant acquisition, engagement and management startup has partnered payments company MasterCard to launch Masterpass QR in eleven markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Masterpass QR is a fast, convenient and...
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Report: Smartphone Sales Slow in Africa While Feature Phones Remain Resilient

According to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC); a global technology research and consulting services firm, show's Africa's smartphone revolution showing signs of a slowdown. According to IDC, the...

Kenyans abroad are the biggest senders of mobile to mobile remittances – WorldRemit

To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances to mobile accounts. Transfers...

The world’s first mobile-only government bond is set to launch in Kenya

Very soon, citizens of Kenya are going to be able to buy government bonds using their Mobile phones. This was announced by Kenya’s Treasury saying that the M-Akiba bond, the world’s first mobile-only government...
Customers in Centenary Bank will be able to transfer money to Finance trust bank ranging from UGX 500,000 to UGX 5 million. (Photo courtesy: Contador Harrison)

Kenya’s Craft Silicon Unveils Inter-bank Money Transfer System in Uganda

Kenyan fintech software development company, Craft Silicon has unveiled an inter-bank money transfer system in Uganda. PC Tech Magazine understands that the system will allow customers in Centenary Bank to transfer money...
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Bitwala Introduces Free Bitcoin to M-Pesa Transfers to Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda

Global bitcoin remittance firm Bitwala, earlier last week introduced Bitcoin to M-Pesa transfers in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda for free of charge in a move the firm says will make money...
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Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars...

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25...