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OPay dispels rumours it’s pulling out of its commitments in Nigeria

After picking up a massive $120m Series B round in November 2019, OPay has faced rumours that it may not launch across Nigeria as heavily as before because of COVID-19.

Nigeria-based Okra said to raise $1m in funding

Okra, which helps to connect apps with bank accounts, has reportedly raised $1m in pre-seed funding.

HUMBL and One Kiosk sign partnership to boost the financial services...

Nigerian FinTech One Kiosk has teamed up with US-based mobile financial service provider HUMBL to give its native merchants’ online ordering and delivery services a power boost.

Samsung Pay passed the two million transaction milestone in South Africa...

Mobile payment provider Samsung Pay has celebrated passing a significant milestone in Africa.

African crypto exchange SAFCOIN launches zero-fee bitcoin trading pair just after...

Bitcoin traders in Africa can now trade South African rand and American dollars on SAFCOIN, the cryptocurrency exchange, without paying any transaction fees.

FSB tells South Africa’s authorities to do more to secure financial...

South Africa’s new bank resolution and deposit insurance measures are welcome, but more needs to be done to ensure financial stability in the country, according to a new report from the Financial Stability Board (FSB).

Nedbank customers can now use Samsung Pay

Samsung has strengthened its hold of the African market by signing up South African financial services group Nedbank as its latest Samsung Pay partner.

Digital lender Bank Zero could be ready for mid-year launch

South African challenger bank Bank Zero might be opening within the next few months, according to The Africa Report.

Credit Suisse’s due diligence questioned after revelations that an executive warned...

Credit Suisse has long claimed that it was deceived by rouge bankers when it lent $2bn in a criticised Mozambique deal.

Flutterwave closes $35m Series B round

San Francisco and Lagos-based Flutterwave aims to beef up its technological and business muscles on the back of its new $35m Series B round.