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Ivory Coast-Based Payments Fintech Secures $5 Million From Its Pre-Series A Funding Round
Ivory Coast-Based Payments Fintech Secures $5 Million From Its Pre-Series A Funding Round
Crypto Payment Infrastructure Firm Opennode to Test Bitcoin Payments in Bahrain
Crypto Payment Infrastructure Firm Opennode to Test Bitcoin Payments in Bahrain
Ghanaian Central Bank Allays Fears That a CBDC Will Disrupt Mobile Money Operations
Ghanaian Central Bank Allays Fears That a CBDC Will Disrupt Mobile Money Operations
Fintech Unicorn Flutterwave Granted 'Game Changing' License by Nigerian Central Bank
Fintech Unicorn Flutterwave Granted 'Game Changing' License by Nigerian Central Bank
Kenyan Fintech Pezesha Raises $11 Million in Pre-Series A Round Backed by Cardano Blockchain Builder
Kenyan Fintech Pezesha Raises $11 Million in Pre-Series A Round Backed by Cardano Blockchain Builder
Second Biggest Brazilian Bank Bradesco Not Interested in Crypto, Alleges It Is Still 'Very Small'
Second Biggest Brazilian Bank Bradesco Not Interested in Crypto, Alleges It Is Still 'Very Small'
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe 'Developed a Roadmap for Adoption of CBDC,' Says Governor
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe 'Developed a Roadmap for Adoption of CBDC,' Says Governor
US Venture Capital Firm Leads New Investment in Nigerian Startup Teamapt
US Venture Capital Firm Leads New Investment in Nigerian Startup Teamapt
Flutterwave Kenya License Controversy: Fintech Giant Reportedly Applied in 2019
Flutterwave Kenya License Controversy: Fintech Giant Reportedly Applied in 2019
Nigerian Mobility Fintech Secures $20 Million From British Development Finance Institution
Nigerian Mobility Fintech Secures $20 Million From British Development Finance Institution
Fintech Study Estimates 4.4 Billion Global Users Will Adopt Mobile Wallets by 2024
Fintech Study Estimates 4.4 Billion Global Users Will Adopt Mobile Wallets by 2024
Japanese Fintech Firm Kyash Raises $41 Million, Jack Dorsey’s Block Participates in Funding
Japanese Fintech Firm Kyash Raises $41 Million, Jack Dorsey’s Block Participates in Funding
Report: Africa Fintech Startups Raised $2 Billion in 2021
Report: Africa Fintech Startups Raised $2 Billion in 2021
Bank of Uganda Reportedly Commences CBDC Study
Bank of Uganda Reportedly Commences CBDC Study
Bank of Israel: Adoption of CBDC Will Not Materially Affect the Banking System
Bank of Israel: Adoption of CBDC Will Not Materially Affect the Banking System
Rwanda May Not Reach Decision on CBDC Issuance Until End of 2022 — Central Bank Official
Rwanda May Not Reach Decision on CBDC Issuance Until End of 2022 — Central Bank Official
Congo Based Startup Jambo Raises $7.5 Million in Seed Funding Round
Congo Based Startup Jambo Raises $7.5 Million in Seed Funding Round
Flutterwave Raises $250 Million in Series D Funding Round, Startup Now Valued at Over $3 Billion
Flutterwave Raises $250 Million in Series D Funding Round, Startup Now Valued at Over $3 Billion
Zimbabwe's Central Bank Exploring CBDC, Reiterates Opposition to Cryptocurrencies
Zimbabwe's Central Bank Exploring CBDC, Reiterates Opposition to Cryptocurrencies
Tanzanian Fintech Raises $10 Million, Plans to Enter 12 More African Countries
Tanzanian Fintech Raises $10 Million, Plans to Enter 12 More African Countries
Central Bank of Jordan Exploring the Possibility of Launching a CBDC
Central Bank of Jordan Exploring the Possibility of Launching a CBDC
British Lawmakers Say a CBDC Is Likely to Hurt Financial Stability — Digital Pound Benefits Overstated
British Lawmakers Say a CBDC Is Likely to Hurt Financial Stability — Digital Pound Benefits Overstated
Revolut Launches Banking Services in Spain Featuring Deposit Insurance
Revolut Launches Banking Services in Spain Featuring Deposit Insurance
Report: Fintech Firms Received 62% of the $4.9 Billion Raised by African Tech Companies in 2021
Report: Fintech Firms Received 62% of the $4.9 Billion Raised by African Tech Companies in 2021
Social Media Giant Wechat to Support China's CBDC, Platform Expected to Boost Adoption Rate
Social Media Giant Wechat to Support China's CBDC, Platform Expected to Boost Adoption Rate
Jamaican Central Bank Says It Has 'Successfully Completed CBDC Pilot'
Jamaican Central Bank Says It Has 'Successfully Completed CBDC Pilot'
South Africa's Digital Bank Tyme Completes Series B Round With Additional $70M Capital Raise
South Africa's Digital Bank Tyme Completes Series B Round With Additional $70M Capital Raise
Ukrainians Offered New Crypto Services, Bitcoin Cards
Ukrainians Offered New Crypto Services, Bitcoin Cards
Kenya Based Fintech Kwara Raises $4 Million in Seed Round
Kenya Based Fintech Kwara Raises $4 Million in Seed Round
Report: Nigerian Fintechs Account for Nearly 91% of $417.5 Million Raised by Tech Startups in the Country
Report: Nigerian Fintechs Account for Nearly 91% of $417.5 Million Raised by Tech Startups in the Country
Ghana's Minority Lawmakers Reject Government Proposal to Tax Mobile Money Transactions
Ghana's Minority Lawmakers Reject Government Proposal to Tax Mobile Money Transactions
IMF Says Nigerian CBDC Drawing Global Interest, Warns of Associated Risks
IMF Says Nigerian CBDC Drawing Global Interest, Warns of Associated Risks
Nearly 500,000 Nigerian CBDC Wallets Downloaded Since Launch
Nearly 500,000 Nigerian CBDC Wallets Downloaded Since Launch
South African Fintech Raises $120 Million in Funding Round Led by Fidelity
South African Fintech Raises $120 Million in Funding Round Led by Fidelity
Report: Traditional Banks in Africa Hold Trust Advantage Over Fintechs
Report: Traditional Banks in Africa Hold Trust Advantage Over Fintechs
Analysts: Lack of Trust in Nigerian Government an Impediment to CBDC's Success Prospects
Analysts: Lack of Trust in Nigerian Government an Impediment to CBDC's Success Prospects
Nigerian Experts Insist Africa's First CBDC Is Presently Not for the Unbanked
Nigerian Experts Insist Africa's First CBDC Is Presently Not for the Unbanked
African Fintech Giant Raises $150 Million in Funding Round Led by FTX, Firm Now Valued at Over $2 Billion
African Fintech Giant Raises $150 Million in Funding Round Led by FTX, Firm Now Valued at Over $2 Billion
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to Unveil Country's CBDC
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to Unveil Country's CBDC
Ghana Central Bank Working to Make CBDC Available to Offline Users
Ghana Central Bank Working to Make CBDC Available to Offline Users
Regulation Key to African Fintech Sector Growth — New Study
Regulation Key to African Fintech Sector Growth — New Study
Nigerians Optimistic CBDC Will Improve Payments and Help Promote Cryptocurrencies
Nigerians Optimistic CBDC Will Improve Payments and Help Promote Cryptocurrencies
Nigerian Court Paves Way for CBDC Rollout, Suggests 'Plaintiff May Be Adequately Compensated'
Nigerian Court Paves Way for CBDC Rollout, Suggests 'Plaintiff May Be Adequately Compensated'
Egyptian Banks Set to Launch Multi-Million Dollar Fintech Fund
Egyptian Banks Set to Launch Multi-Million Dollar Fintech Fund
Kenyan Fintech Player: 'Banking the Unbanked' Is the Most Important Use Case for Digital Currencies in Africa
Kenyan Fintech Player: 'Banking the Unbanked' Is the Most Important Use Case for Digital Currencies in Africa
Chipper Cash Extends Peer-to-Peer Money Transfer Service to South Africa
Chipper Cash Extends Peer-to-Peer Money Transfer Service to South Africa
Fintech Firm Centbee Graduates From South African Regulatory Sandbox
Fintech Firm Centbee Graduates From South African Regulatory Sandbox
Zimbabwean Minister Says Cryptocurrency Based Solutions 'Could Lower Charges for Diaspora Remittances'
Zimbabwean Minister Says Cryptocurrency Based Solutions 'Could Lower Charges for Diaspora Remittances'
E-Naira Countdown: Nigerian Experts Question Selection of Bitt Inc as Central Bank's Fintech Partner
E-Naira Countdown: Nigerian Experts Question Selection of Bitt Inc as Central Bank's Fintech Partner
Nigerian Central Bank Reveals CBDC Guidelines, Announces Plan to Launch E-Naira Wallet
Nigerian Central Bank Reveals CBDC Guidelines, Announces Plan to Launch E-Naira Wallet