Tanzania

Payments Firm Cellulant Secures License to Operate From the Bank of Tanzania

Tanzania-based Cellulant Corporation has received approval to operate as a Payment Solution Service Provider (PSSP) from the Bank of Tanzania. This would place Cellulant amongst the top five PSSP players offering digital payments solutions to be endorsed by the Bank

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Vodacom Tanzania Now Offers Mondia Pay and M-Pesa Payment Options

Digital payments company Mondia Pay and mobile money service M-Pesa have partnered to allow Tanzanians to conveniently access Mondia’s suite of online content on the Vodacom Tanzania PLC digital services network. With the addition of the Mondia Pay and M-Pesa

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Tanzania’s Nascent Fintech Sector is Poised for Growth

In Tanzania, the fintech sector is still nascent with less than 50 companies, among which 68% in their early stages and 20% still at the pre-startup stage and not fully launched yet, a research found. An assessment of the Tanzanian

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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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Standard Chartered Launches Second Wave of Digital-only Banks Across 4 African Markets

Standard Chartered today announced the start of the second phase of its digital-only retail bank across Africa. In response to growing consumer demand for innovative banking services on the continent, the Bank will launch its digital solution in four key

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10 Insurtech Game Changers

Insurtechs enable insurance carriers to innovate much faster than they do today. Their innovative solutions dramatically improve the primary process of insurance carriers; they take away the frictions that customers experience when dealing with an insurance firm. We believe that

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