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WorldRemit and Xpress Money partnership

Now through Xpress Money’s extensive agent partner network, WorldRemit customers will make secure, instant money transfers to be collected as cash. Read more: www.finextra.com

Barclays Africa and Techstars to accelerate FinTech startups

The firms will provide 10 qualifying FinTech startups with a game-changing opportunity. They will undergo a 13-week program beginning in May next year. Read more: www.econotimes.com

TransferTo accelerates global expansion in Africa

TransferTo is a B2B cross-border mobile payment network, interconnecting financial institutions and mobile operators globally. Read more: www.prnewswire.com

African banks warm to blockchain

Financial institutions are looking for ways to use the accounting system behind the virtual currency bitcoin to reduce the cost of banking transactions. Read more: www.theafricareport.com

NFC FinTech banking technology and speed

African financial services industry is in the midst of extraordinary change more and more of the population is becoming part of the formal financial system. Read more: www.finextra.com

What makes ‘inclusive FinTech’ truly inclusive?

The concept of inclusive growth has been instrumental in fighting poverty and providing opportunities for marginalised communities to uplift themselves. Read more: www.cnbcafrica.com

Peach Payments pushes FinTech expansion

Peach Payments expands payment services in Africa. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Many Africans may not be using plastic or cash in 10...

Though cash remains king in many parts of Africa, rapid change is expected over the next few years. Read more: www.howwemadeitinafrica.com

FinTech startup, Zoona, has raised $15m in a funding round

South African FinTech company, Zoona, just raised $15 million in a second funding round led by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a branch of the World Bank. Read more: techcabal.com

Growth of FinTech in Africa set to challenge financial providers

The FinTech sector in Africa is poised for growth that will challenge existing financial services providers, despite being in the early stages of adoption. Read more: www.marketwatch.com