from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – PLANS for the inaugural Afro-Asia Fintech Festival have received a financial boost after the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) committed KSh10 million (US$975 000) for the event. The festival is scheduled for July 15 and 16 under the theme, “Fintech in Savannah”, modelled along the Singapore Fintech Festival.
from AKANI CHAUKE in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG – A LACK of understanding and trust are hindering South Africans from using cryptocurrencies. This is according to a report by a global cybersecurity company that reveals that while 34
by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – SOME of the world’s foremost innovators in technology and finance will converge in South Africa next week as part of efforts to future-proof the continent into the fourth industrial revolution. They will meet
from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI, which is contending with a ban from the United States (US), said it had for some time been working to mitigate the impact of the ban on its clients in South Africa. In a