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How to make money online without paying money to start in 2019

How to make money online without paying money to start in 2019

July 25, 2019 • Finance, SponsoredComments Off on How to make money online without paying money to start in 2019

Youths in Nigeria are faced with several problems and one of them is unemployment. The United Nations announced that Nigeria has overtaken India as the poverty capital of the world. Which means that an estimated 90 million people are living in abject poverty. This has a serious implication for the youths as it means that [&hellip...

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Integrated social payments platform launched in Africa

Integrated social payments platform launched in Africa

July 25, 2019 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Integrated social payments platform launched in Africa

Cassava Fintech International (CFI), a fintech company in Africa, announced on Wednesday, 24 July 2019, the launch of their integrated Social Payments platform.  Sasai will be available to individuals and businesses and offered in partnership with Mobile...

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OVEX users can now earn $15 when learning about the cryptocurrency QTUM

July 24, 2019 • Finance, SponsoredComments Off on OVEX users can now earn $15 when learning about the cryptocurrency QTUM

Qtum has teamed with Invictus Capital and OVEX cryptocurrency exchange to bring an opportunity to crypto enthusiasts and developers to learn more about Qtum and how it works. The team at Invictus have created a short Udemy video course which outlines what...

New mobile-to-mobile digital payment service launched in Africa

New mobile-to-mobile digital payment service launched in Africa

July 24, 2019 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on New mobile-to-mobile digital payment service launched in Africa

WorldRemit users can now make instant, low-cost international mobile money transfers to 15 million accounts in Guinea, Malawi, Madagascar, Mozambique, and Niger.  Digital money transfer service, WorldRemit, is set to continue its expansion in Africa by...

KyberSwap Dex launches fiat-to-crypto gateway with Coindirect

Huobi and CASHU partner to expand cryptocurrency reach across North Africa

July 19, 2019 • Finance, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Huobi and CASHU partner to expand cryptocurrency reach across North Africa

On Wednesday, 17 July 2019, online payment company CASHU and Huobi announced a collaboration that aims to make ‘accessing cryptocurrency as easy as buying a Netflix subscription or paying a bill’ for millions of people across North Africa. With...

Five reasons why Libra is not the new Bitcoin

Five reasons why Libra is not the new Bitcoin

July 18, 2019 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Five reasons why Libra is not the new Bitcoin

Earlier this year, Facebook revealed a plan to release a new global cryptocurrency called Libra. While the coin is only going public in 2020, it’s garnered much anticipation from crypto-enthusiasts and even more scepticism from crypto-critics.  And...

Digital transformation is changing risk management in banks

Digital transformation is changing risk management in banks

July 17, 2019 • Digital Transformation, FinanceComments Off on Digital transformation is changing risk management in banks

For some time now, banks have been using digital technologies to help transform various areas of their business; in fact, digital has become deeply embedded in banking strategy. Digitisation is compelling for financial services businesses across the board, as...

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The pitfalls in Crypto investing

July 16, 2019 • Finance, SponsoredComments Off on The pitfalls in Crypto investing

There are several common mistakes which the novice cryptocurrency investor should take note of before investing in crypto. Let’s dive into the most common pitfalls new investors make. Avoid these common pitfalls in crypto investing As an investor, you need...

Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point.

Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point?

July 16, 2019 • Features, Finance, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Trump says ‘Bitcoin’ is not money — but isn’t that the point?

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, US President, Donald Trump, posted a series of tweets in which he warned social media company, Facebook, against becoming a ‘bank’ — or face having to undergo the obstacles and regulations that all American banks do.  Trump...

South Africa poised for new era of instant inclusive payments-reveals Deloitte

South Africa poised for new era of instant inclusive payments-reveals Deloitte

July 15, 2019 • FinanceComments Off on South Africa poised for new era of instant inclusive payments-reveals Deloitte

Deloitte South Africa, in conjunction with iCombine has recently released an insights paper on payments titled “The Regenesis of South Africa Payments – What needs to change?” based on research conducted across global territories where developments...

OpenWay wins ‘Best Solution Provider for Payment Systems in the Cloud’ award

July 14, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Features, FinanceComments Off on OpenWay wins ‘Best Solution Provider for Payment Systems in the Cloud’ award

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, it was announced that at the PayTech Awards ceremony in London, OpenWay has been recognized as ‘Best Solution Provider for Payment Systems in the Cloud’. The company received acclaim for the success of its project with Enfuce,...

Opera announces shared investment in OPay Nigeria

July 11, 2019 • Finance, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Opera announces shared investment in OPay Nigeria

Provider of a rapidly growing mobile payment service and consumer platform, OPay has raised $50 million in total funding. The lead investors included IDG Capital, Sequoia China, Source Code Capital, Meituan-Dianping, GSR Ventures and Opera. OPay plans to use...

Vodacom enters digital payments market

Vodacom enters digital payments market

July 9, 2019 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom enters digital payments market

Vodacom in collaboration with Mastercard has launched VodaPay Masterpass, a platform that enables Vodacom customers to load any bank card into a digital wallet downloaded as an app on their smartphone. Vodacom customers can buy prepaid data, airtime and SMS...

Bitcoin for beginners: The how to guide

Bitcoin for beginners: The how to guide

July 8, 2019 • Finance, Security, SponsoredComments Off on Bitcoin for beginners: The how to guide

With the recent surge in Bitcoin’s price and the overall interest in the cryptocurrency industry growing, it is time to recap as to how South African’s can go about investing in Bitcoin and other altcoins. Buying your first Bitcoin is easy. All you need...

PayU purchases majority stake in Singapore-based Red Dot Payment

July 6, 2019 • Company News, Features, Finance, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on PayU purchases majority stake in Singapore-based Red Dot Payment

On Friday, 5 July 2019, PayU announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Red Dot Payment (RDP) — an online payment solutions provider in Southeast Asia. With this, PayU expands into the Southeast Asia region, bringing the total amount deployed in...

Orange Business Services, Genesis Analytics partner to deliver digital banking strategy in MEA

Orange Business Services, Genesis partner to deliver digital banking strategy in MEA

July 3, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange Business Services, Genesis partner to deliver digital banking strategy in MEA

Orange Business Services and Genesis Analytics have partnered in a bid to prepare financial institutions to launch new digital ecosystem banking services in the Middle East and Africa. The partnership will help these financial institutions address the...