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    Nigeria’s Abeg App Gets Mobile Money Operator Approval, Rebrands to Pocket App

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved Abeg App, a Piggytech Global Limited product, as a Mobile Money Operator in Nigeria. Abeg Technologies Limited, a division of Piggytech Global Limited, has been given approval in principle (AIP) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to operate as a...
  • Ghana’s Fido Raises $30M Series A Round To Aid With Their Planned Expansion.

    With a focus on growing across Africa, Fido, a fintech business with its headquarters in Ghana, has raised $30 million in a Series A round of funding. Fido, a fintech company with headquarters in Ghana, has raised $30 million in a Series A round of fundraising with the goal...
  • Dash App

    Dash App Ordered to Cease Operation by BoG, after Securing $32.8 Million in Funding.

    Dash, a Ghanaian fintech startup, has been ordered by the Bank of Ghana to cease operations due to unapproved licences. The Bank of Ghana has ordered Ghanaian fintech company Dash to cease operations. The fintech startup has been growing since securing a $32.8 million seed round of funding with...
  • Dash, Ghanaian Fintech Startup Raises $32.8 million in Seed Round Funding

    Dash, a Ghanaian payment platform has secured $32.8 million in an oversubscribed seed round led by various partners. A Ghanaian unified and accessible payments app, Dash has raised $32.8 million in an oversubscribed seed round headed by Insight Venture Partners, global private equity and venture capital firm based in...
  • BoG Grants Paystack Ghana Payment Services Provider (PSP) License.

    Paystack Ghana has received a new license to continue helping businesses in Ghana grow. Nigerian-based fintech, Paystack has been granted a Payment Services Provider (PSP) Enhanced license by the Bank of Ghana. The licence, the highest level in the PSP category, permits Paystack to process EMV GH-Link prepaid cards for...
  • Chango

    IT Consortium Launch CHANGO App for Easy Crowdfunding for Africans.

    Chango App, a new mobile crowdfunding platform established by the Ghanaian IT Consortium, allows people and groups to raise money for a predetermined campaign. A new mobile app named Chango, a crowdfunding platform has been released by IT Consortium, one of Ghana’s leading producers of digital financial solutions. Chango...
  • Gov’t of Ghana To Tax Mobile Money Transactions Starting Feb, 2022

    Ghanaians will soon be paying more on all electronic transactions including Mobile Money following the announcement of a new e-levy by the government. Ghana’s finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta has announced that the government intends to introduce an electronic transaction levy (e-levy) in the 2022 budget. He said this was to “widen...
  • AfCFTA Caravan Prize 2021 Winners Announced

    The AfCFTA Secretariat and its partners on the 4D, ProPer, and Caravan Initiatives, AfroChampions and the Arab Bank for Economic Development (BADEA), have announced the winners of the AfCFTA Caravan Prize. Five winners have been announced out of the 10 finalists. The 20 finalists and semi-finalists were tasked with conceiving...
  • Fintech: pawaPay Closes on Seed Funding of $9M co-led by MSA, 88mph and Others.

    pawaPay originated as part of the payments of pawaTech, a UK software company with more than a decade of experience building Mobile Money solutions for African markets. In early 2020, pawaPay was spun out as a standalone business with the backing of the investors behind pawaTech. Today, pawaPay is already...