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Naspers Earmarks $1B For Indian FinTech Investments

Naspers, Africa’s largest company based on market value, is gearing up to spend $1 billion in India in the form of investments focused on the financial technology market. Read more: pymnts.com

Société Générale selects HPS for payments power in Africa

Société Générale has announced teaming with payments company HPS to improve the payment processing activities for ten African subsidiaries. Read more: www.thepaypers.com

Africa needs open currency competition. It needs cryptocurrency

Africa's various currency crises illustrate why cryptocurrency innovation shouldn't be stifled, says economic analyst Terence Zimwara. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Mastercard invests $3m in African financial inclusion

The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) is investing $2.8 million in three companies from Burundi, Malawi, and Uganda Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Ecobank teams with MFS Africa for digital payments

Ecobank has chosen MFS Africa to help offer cross-platform digital payments for the bank’s account holders. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Africa-focused investing platform Orbitt receives investment from GTR Ventures

Orbitt, a digital deal origination and processing platform focused on Africa, has received an investment from GTR Ventures. Read more: fintech.global

Cashless Africa?

Guess what would be the most popular way to make payments in mobile Africa, in highly develope Read more: www.finextra.com

A15 sells 76% stake in UAE payment company TPAY

A15 has sold a 76 per cent stake in UAE-based TPAY Mobile to Helios Investment, for an undisclosed amount. Read more: fintech.global

POS solution developer Yoco raises $16m in Series B round

POS payments provider Yoco has collected $16m in its Series B round of funding led by Partech. Read more: fintech.global

WorldRemit launches digital money transfers within Africa

Leading international money transfer company WorldRemit has launched a new digital service within Africa, Read more: www.finextra.com