Canada and African Development Bank sign CAD 133 million gender lens Climate Fund for Africa Paid Members Public
The government of Canada and the African Development Bank last month signed an agreement formalizing the Canada–African Development Bank Climate Fund.
Indonesia: Pluang, a Savings and Investment App, Raises $20M in Pre-Series B Funding Paid Members Public
Pluang, an Indonesian based fintech, announced it has raised $20 million in pre-Series B funding.
Payments and Remittance Platform Afriex Raises $1.2M Seed to Scale Across Africa Paid Members Public
Afriex, a YC-backed payments and remittance platform, is raising $1.2 million in seed funding to expand across Africa.
Tingo International Holding Inc. partners Stanbic IBTC to close the financial inclusion gap in Nigeria Paid Members Public
Tingo International Holding Inc. is launching its payment system, Tingo Pay, to the Nigerian public.
Catalyst Fund Inclusive Fintech Programme is Open for Applications Paid Members Public
BFA Global's managed Catalyst Fund Inclusive Fintech Programme has opened applications for its latest internship cohort. Deadline is 15th of April, 2021.
Collapse of Australia's first licensed neobank, Xinja, is a 'successful failure', says Byres Paid Members Public
Australia's banking regulation boss, Wayne Byres, said the demise of Xinja was a 'successful failure' because all deposits were returned.
Saudi Arabia: Sarie, the recently launched instant payment system by Saudi's Central Bank Paid Members Public
The new IPS allows customers to send and receive low-value local remittances 24 hours a day.
Apple Pay is now available in South Africa Paid Members Public
Apple Pay is now available in South Africa according to several South African banks customers.