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Kyriba Expands Footprint in Middle East and Africa

Kyriba, a global liquidity solutions provider announced a partnership with Midis Group, a technology organization, comprising some 170 companies across 70 countries in the EMEA region. The alliance will enable the delivery of localized services and support in these regions

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Emirates Digital Wallet: Cashless Payments in 2020

  2020 has been full of surprises, but the greatest of them so far has been the COVID-19 pandemic that swept the world off its feet with lockdowns worldwide and countries closing off their borders for the first time. Washing

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Report: Impact of COVID19 on the Tech Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in MENA

A research report on the impact of COVID-19 on the startup ecosystem across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact the way we live, work, and operate, very few startups in the region

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Vodacom and Safaricom Completed M-Pesa Acquisition

Vodacom and Safaricom announce that they have completed the acquisition of the M-PESA brand, product development and support services from Vodafone through a newly-created joint venture. The transaction, which was first announced in 2019, will accelerate M-PESA’s growth in Africa

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Donates US$1.5 M to Strengthen Cybersecurity in Africa and Asia

CREST, the not-for-profit accreditation and certification body for the technical security industry, has received a grant of $1.4 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help increase cyber security capacity in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh

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Fintech In Kenya: An Overview

Over the last couple of years, Kenya has been touted as a center for technological innovation from which highly innovative financial technologies, (fintech), have emerged. Kenya falls among top African nations that are innovators in the financial sector, only coming

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Accelerating the Innovation of Business

Forbes and the WSJ have both stated that every company, whether by choice or not, is now a technology company. Think about it, if you will. Over the recent years fundamental changes in how business operates have moved technology from

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South Africa’ Digital Only Bank Tyme Welcomes its 1 Millionth Customer in only 10 Months

TymeGlobal is proud to announce that its first Tyme-powered digital bank — TymeBank in South Africa — has opened bank accounts for 1 million customers in its first 10 months of operations, a landmark achievement placing Tyme squarely as a

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Regtech Still Nascent in the Middle East

Regtech is still a nascent niche segment within the Middle East’s fintech industry, though governments across the region are pushing for greater use of technology to enhance regulatory processes. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), the region’s leader in all-things fintech,

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Huobi’s Expansion Brings Crypto Trading Solutions to UAE

According to reports, 5.2% of the UAE population holds some form of cryptocurrencies, indicating a growing interest among people to invest in digital assets. Encouraging Huobi, one of the largest digital assets exchange provider to expand its presence in the

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