How Flutterwave is building Africa’s largest payment gateway
By Guardian Exclusive
25 March 2022 | 9:21 am
Flutterwave is a Nigerian fintech company that provides a payment infrastructure for global merchants and payment service providers across the continent.
In this article
Tunisian President Kais Saied ordered security forces to "halt the illegal migration of African migrants into the country." Has North Africa become the new go-to destination for African migrants and refugees? DW looks at the facts.
In Kenya, you could serve a two-year prison term if convicted of exchanging, sharing or selling uncertified and unregistered seeds. The country's Seed and Plant Varieties Act compels farmers to use seeds only from multinational seed producing companies.
A Nigerian mother has set up an NGO to give hope to children who have lost limbs.
Followers of the unorthodox Christian group did not attend the remembrance, organized by Catholic and Protestant churches. Earlier this month, seven people were shot dead by a former member of the congregation.
One in two young people in South Africa are unemployed while more than 1.2 million graduates are without jobs in Uganda. More own initiatives could ease unemployment in Africa, experts say.
In East African countries, people with diverse sexual orientations live in constant fear. Anti-LGBTQ rhetoric is on the rise in in the region as lawmakers in Uganda vote to pass new legislation to punish the community.
Remittance flows to Africa are a driver of recovery in the continent. Such transactions are still expensive but digital services are spurring on the market.
Professor Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Chairperson, The Nigerian Prize for Literature Advisory Board speaks to GuardianTV on The NLNG prize for literature 2023, the prize money, and Nigerian writers.
At the height of the Iraq war an estimated 10, 000 African mercenaries participated but their contributions are seldom talked about. 20 years on, The Flipside explores the untold stories of Africa’s Iraq war veterans.
Tinubu will give Nigeria effective leadership – Buhari, Fire razes building in Lagos market and more
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris left Ghana and flew to the Tanzanian commercial capital, Dar Es Salaam, where she was greeted by Vice President Philip Mpango.
In addition to private investment totaling some $7 billion, US Vice President Kamala Harris announced that Washington would provide federal investment to boost access to climate information services.
12 mins ago
Iran and Afghanistan are locked in a long-standing dispute over the sharing of water from the Helmand River. Clashes broke out recently along the border.
13 mins ago
The US has signed a trade deal with Taiwan against vehement opposition from China. The move comes as Beijing has been stepping up pressure to intimidate the self-ruled island, which it sees as its own.
1 hour ago
The bicycle has long been central to the Dutch way of life, and now other European cities are following suit. But the move away from cars is also meeting with resistance.
1 hour ago
Cameroonian art curator Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung is the new director of Berlin's Haus der Kulturen der Welt. He talked to DW about his career and vision.
1 hour ago
The annual inflation rate in the Eurozone dipped sharply in May to 6.1 percent, its lowest level since Russia invaded Ukraine last year. Despite this, European Central Bank Chief Christine Lagarde hinted at further, more gradual interest rate hikes to bring inflation down to its target of 2 percent.
2 hours ago
Hungary is scheduled to assume the rotating presidency of the European Union in 2024. However, members of the European Parliament are expressing skepticism about its worthiness for the post.