MasterCard Built a Mobile Marketplace for Farmers in East Africa

  More than two billion people across the world continue to stay unbanked. One of the biggest reasons for that

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Industry Convergence In Financial Services Is Accelerating | TechCrunch

Old but excellent article on sector convergence as it relates to the financial services sector. “Large retailers are launching their

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The FinTech Opportunity in Africa- Irrational Innovations

Interesting statistics! “with 85% mobile penetration and only 20% with access to financial services, we are facing one of the

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The Nigerian FinTech Landscape – A Growing Opportunity- Irrational Innovations

Nigeria`s FinTech landscape is clearly growing. The country`s financial services sector is not constrained by legacy banking applications like what

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Electronic Payments Growing In Nigeria — Quartz

Electronic payments have really witnessed rapid growth in Nigeria especially since the Central Bank of Nigeria introduced its “Cashless Nigeria

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UBA Empowers MSMEs with Masterpass QR Payment | Middle East/Africa Hub

United Bank Africa (UBA) has introduced its first merchant-focused app in Africa with the aim of creating a SMART (secure,

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Paytm, India’s Top Mobile Payments Firm, Gets Approval To Launch Its Own Digital Bank | TechCrunch

First Airtel then Paytm! The diversification of Telcos, Mobile Payments firms and Internet based firms (like Alibaba) into digital banking

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Nigeria Strengthening Fintech Space With Investments in Mobile Payments | Finance Magnates

Mobile is clearly the future of financial services in Nigeria. It is faster to drive financial inclusion and a cashless

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NDIC, CBN Consider Cryptocurrency | The Sun News

Developed countries and indeed their developing counterparts have since begun to tow the path of digital currency and Nigeria would

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China Going Cashless Thanks to FinTech Boom | Asia Times

The surge of fintech services is a growing headache for traditional banks which have been left far behind Source: China

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