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Where to next? The case for crypto asset regulation just got bigger

The alleged loss of some $3.6bn Bitcoin through Africrypt investment company brings home just how risky this asset class truly is...

By Richard Rattue 18 Jun 2021

Customer experience reimagined post-Covid

Tech trends shaping the customer engagement experience in the financial services sector is seeing a growing competition from challenger banks and new technologies that can help traditional players enhance their customer experience and keep up with the disruptors...

By Katlego Tong, Issued by Israel Trade Office to South Africa 14 Jun 2021

Cryptocurrency adoption in Africa: The ups and downs

Africa is booming in terms of cryptocurrency adoption, according to the 2020 Geography of Cryptocurrency Report by Chainalysis...

By Eugene Yiga 14 Jun 2021

SA cryptocurrency company Luno gains 8 million global customers in 4 months

The South African business has grown rapidly on a global scale due to ongoing interest in cryptocurrencies...

10 Jun 2021

More doing and less talking: The path to financial inclusion in Africa

Financial inclusion is not happening fast enough, even though the virtues of fintech's potential to bring hundreds of millions of people who are outside the mainstream are constantly touted...

By Andy Jury 10 Jun 2021

SA, Nigeria and Kenya driving e-commerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new Visa report states that the top market contributors to e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa over the last three years were South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, with Ghana also showing growth...

9 Jun 2021

1K1V and Crossfin acquire Sybrin for R410m

One Thousand & One Voices (1K1V) in partnership with Crossfin Technology Holdings and investor Isaac Mophatlane, have acquired Sybrin Group of Companies for R410m...

9 Jun 2021

Sars should give crypto investors more carrot and less stick

It has been more than three years since the South African Revenue Service's (Sars') media statement on cryptocurrencies, in which it said that it would apply "normal income tax rules" to cryptocurrencies...

9 Jun 2021

Telkom launches virtual card for WhatsApp payments in South Africa

Telkom has launched a Mastercard virtual card for use on WhatsApp, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments...

8 Jun 2021

#StartupStory: Bettr.App, a new culture of money in Africa

Bettr.App, is set to merge the worlds of gaming, content creation and banking....

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Jun 2021

E-payments are the catalyst for a global cashless society

Covid-19 has ramped up the role digitalisation plays in the financial lives of more and more of the world's population...

2 Jun 2021

Yoyo pilots bank card-linked loyalty, integrates with Zapper

Yoyo has launched its bank card-linked loyalty solution in SA, and in a separate move is working with Zapper to broaden interoperability in the QR code space...

1 Jun 2021

Converting the Covid crisis into digital opportunity

The pandemic has changed the way we live, work, socialise and transact, says PayPal's Anupam Pahuja...

By Anupam Pahuja 1 Jun 2021

Influencers and the markets. Who will have the last say

A divisive Tweet from Elon Musk threw Bitcoin into disarray on 13 May, leaving traders wondering about the future of the cryptocurrency...

By Fred Razak 28 May 2021

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