Articles with tag: uganda

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Jumia partners with Airtel Kenya for mobile payments

01 Oct 2020 | Mobile Payments

Nigeria-based marketplace Jumia has announced a new partnership with telco Airtel Kenya to enable consumers to complete online transactions using Airtel Money. 

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Standard Chartered teams up with Airtel Africa to bring financial inclusion

14 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Standard Chartered has partnered Airtel Africa, a provider of telecommunications and mobile money services.

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IFC and UBA to train Ugandan SMEs to face pandemic crisis

11 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Uganda Bankers Association (UBA) has partnered to train financial institutions and SMEs regarding the COVID-19 crisis.

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ARO, Fiserv partner for card management and processing in Africa

04 Aug 2020 | Cards

Payments fintech Fiserv has announced a partnership with Absa Regional Operations (ARO) to support credit card management and processing in nine African nations. 

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Binance launches trading platform in Australia

29 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Binance, a blockchain company, has launched Binance Australia, a fiat-to-crypto trading platform.

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Airtel Africa, Mukuru partner to enable cross-border payments within Africa

28 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

Telecommunications and mobile money services company Airtel Africa has partnered with Mukuru to enable its customers  cross-border payments.

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Mastercard Foundation launches Young Africa Works programme

24 Jul 2020 | Payments General

The Mastercard Foundation has announced its Young Africa Works strategy in Uganda, aiming to enable 3 million young people in the country to access work opportunities by 2030. 

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Airtel Africa, WorldRemit partner to grow money transfer business

20 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Telecom and mobile money services company Airtel Africa has partnered with digital money transfer service provider WorldRemit for instant money transfer services expansion across Africa.

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Uber, Flutterwave partner to launch Uber Cash in Africa

10 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Uber has partnered with US-based fintech company Flutterwave to launch its Uber Cash digital wallet feature in Africa.

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Sokowatch raises USD 14 mln to digitize Africa's informal B2B supply-chain

25 Feb 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Kenya  based B2B ecommerce startup Sokowatch has raised USD 14 million in Series A funding to revamp supply-chain markets for Africa’s informal retailers.

 

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Uganda-based ecommerce startup Xente expands to Nigeria

01 Apr 2019 | Ecommerce

Uganda-based startup Xente, which allows global customers to buy products from Ugandan merchants and pay in instalments, has expanded to Nigeria.

Uganda, startup, Xente, ecommerce, merchants, instalment, Nigeria

Gemaltos Biometric Identification System helps Ugandan Police to fight crime

13 Feb 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Ugandan Police has revealed it is using Gemalto’s biometric solutions – Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System and LiveScan – to facilitate crime resolution.

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