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Is fintech in Kenya too successful?

Kenya’s fintech revolution has helped the country achieve near total financial inclusion, but are consumers really benefiting and are they adequately protected?

West African regional bourse reaches out to SMEs

Edoh Kossi Amenounve, CEO of the Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM), talks to Hichem Ben Yaïche about the role of this West African stock exchange in financing the regional economy.…

Ubuntu Coin: A gold-backed crypto currency for Africa

African entrepreneur Mamadou Kwidjim Toure is launching a gold-backed cryptocurrency that he hopes will help even out the constantly fluctuating values of local African currencies and connect more Africans to global markets.

Can Team Ramaphosa stabilise economy?

Although South Africa’s main financial institutions, the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank, are now under competent management, the economy continues to limp along.…

Cover Story: The Enormous Potential of Fintech

Looking back, it is amazing to realise how one technological leap could have had such a profound effect on people’s lives and brought about such a massive change in economic behaviour in such a short time.