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MPost eyes South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda as it taps e-commerce market

MPost eyes sub-saharan region as it taps e-commerce market

MPost has announced plans to speed up its expansion into the Sub-Saharan region to tap into opportunities presented by the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Speaking during a Trade Forward podcast organized by the International Trade Centre (ITC), a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organisation, Twahir Mohamed, the […]
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Bolt rolls out Women Only feature on their platform in Kenya

Bolt rolls out Women Only feature in Kenya

Ride-hailing platform Bolt has launched a women-only service that enables women passengers to request rides from women drivers only. The move follows the rising cases of harassment and gender-based violence on public transportation. HOLDING STATEMENT pic.twitter.com/zRDbpDCdBU — Bolt Kenya (@Boltapp_ke) September 3, 2021 The rides on the Women Only feature will cost the same as […]
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MPESA reaches 50 Million Active Customers becoming Africa's largest Fintech

MPESA reaches 50 Million Active Customers becoming Africa’s largest Fintech

MPESA has today announced that it has reached 50 million monthly active customers strengthening its position as Africa’s largest fintech. Launched more than 14 years ago in Kenya, M-PESA is today available in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, DRC, Lesotho, Ghana and Egypt. The milestone comes just 18 months after Safaricom and Vodacom launched the M-PESA Africa […]
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How to Protect Cryptocurrency Wallets

How to Protect Cryptocurrency Wallets

The cryptocurrency world is witnessing new users every single day. Now more than ever, people have a more favourable attitude towards cryptocurrencies. This is very well understood by the massive market capitalization of cryptocurrencies which is more than two trillion dollars. Unfortunately, at the same time, the number of unscrupulous individuals entering the cryptocurrency world […]
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Leveraging Blockchain to change the world

Leveraging Blockchain to change the world

Bitcoin was not always considered in the best light as it is now. Bitcoin that is powered by blockchain technology, was often associated with nefarious activities and the dark web. It is quite recently that people have started to notice Bitcoin and the technology that runs it. Recently the blockchain technology has been implemented in […]
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How to mine ripple the correct way

How to mine ripple the correct way

Mining ripple is not an easy task and one that takes much labour and efficiency. It is always advisable to research mining ripple and whether your setup is actually profitable. The price of ripple is not steady and fluctuates very often, so you need to be very careful to ensure profit. It is very important […]
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