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NAMFISA to host third edition of the Fintech Square in Windhoek

  The Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (NAMFISA) is proud to host the third edition of the FinTech Square event scheduled for 30 and 31 May 2024 under the theme FinTech  Unleashed: Showcasing Innovation at the Square.  FinTech Square, known as the NAMFISA Innovation Station, is a platform designed to explore the world of Financial Technology (FinTech) within the Namibian Non-Banking Financial Institutions (NBFI) sector. It connects NAMFISA with innovators, consumers, industry […]

todayMay 29, 2024 15


Nairobi, Kenya, Set to Host the 12th Edition of the Africa Fintech Summit from September 4-6, 2024, at the GTC JW Marriott Hotel

    On September 4-6, 2024, Regulators, Policy Makers, Financial Industry Executives, Fintech Founders, leading innovators, investors, Climate Finance experts and Afroprenours from around the world will gather in Nairobi, Kenya for the 12th edition of the Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS). The summit will take place at the newly opened GTC JW Marriott Hotel in the heart of Nairobi, Kenya. With participants who represent over $4.5bn in private equity and […]

todayMay 7, 2024 26


Nigerian E-payments eclipse South Africa’s 2022 GDP, in latest surge

When the Nigerian Central Bank introduced newly designed currency notes in November 2022 and a month later put a cap on the maximum amount of hard cash that individuals and corporations could withdraw, the idea was to tame money laundering in the country. During that year’s Christmas festive season and in the run-up to the 2023 Nigerian presidential election in February 2023 –– two high spending seasons –– the country […]

todayFebruary 15, 2024 9

Business / Economics

Unpacking FinTech: A financial journalism deep dive

By Angie Scholtz 1. INTRODUCTION: The world over, the inclusion and advancement of technology in the financial services sectors and markets have become more and more prevailing to the extent where the accepted acronym for this has been determined to be FinTech which essentially relates to Financial Technology as a designated term. The world is aware of the various levels of information technology infrastructure in various countries which would by […]

todayDecember 21, 2023 23