Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) stated Tuesday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, that attempts to boost the country’s digital economy and combat corruption should provide investors with “a lot of conveniences.” e-Naira, Treasury Single Account, Bank Verification Number, and National Identification Number are among the proposals highlighted by the president. Buhari […]

Prospa, a YC-backed Nigerian startup offering software and financial services to entrepreneurs and micro-businesses, has announced it closed a $3.8 million pre-seed investment, which was oversubscribed by 380%. The round was backed by venture funds Global Founders Capital and Liquid 2 Ventures. Leading entrepreneurs also participated in the round including […]

Mastercard and MTN  have announced a strategic digital payment partnership to enable millions of consumers in 16 countries across Africa to make global e-commerce payments safely and securely. Through a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to MTN MoMo (Mobile Money) wallets, consumers and merchants can engage with brands and businesses […]

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