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12 Oct
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. ⁣
11 Oct
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.⁣ ⁣
8 Oct
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
7 Oct
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday⁣. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.⁣
6 Oct
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.⁣
14 Sep
New regulation requirements by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) could make it difficult for some fintech companies to operate. In a draft policy document, CBN recognized products by fintech companies are “gaining acceptance” but argued their emergence would heighten existing risks in the financial system.
14 Jan
Lupiya, a Zambia-based fintech startup, is a marketplace for microloans. Evelyn Kaingu speaks with Guardian TV about Lupiya's products and financial inclusion in Zambia.
16 Oct 2020
Nigerian payments startup, Paystack, founded in 2015 by Shola Akinlade and Ezra Olubi, has been acquired by US payment giant, Stripe.⁣ ⁣ The acquisition, valued at over $200 million, happened two years after Stripe led an $8 million Series A financing round for Paystack, and it is the biggest startup acquisition so far in Nigeria.⁣ ⁣
23 Apr 2019
In 2018 EFINA launched its Fintech Challenge Fund which seeks to develop and deploy innovative solutions to expand financial inclusion in Nigeria. Dayo Ademola, Head of Innovation at EFINA joins CNBC Africa to discuss the progress of the fund and assess Nigeria’s strategy to bank the unbanked in Nigeria.
27 Mar 2019
The German fintech company had been accused of cooking its books to inflate profits. An independent investigation has found that the accusations were false, though individual employees in Asia may be charged with crimes.
7 Feb 2017
Ventures Platform showcased six tech startups at its first demo day held in Abuja recently. The startups span sectors such as Fintech, Edtech, Logistics, Mobile Gaming, Data Services and the Sharing Economy.

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