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Big news! Flutterwave has partnered with WorldPay to handle its digital payment in Africa. The Africa fintech giant also nailed $35 million Series B funding.
Drum roll! Paga has acquired Apposit—a software development company based in Ethiopia. Paga will leverage the deal to deepen its service offerings. Did I mention their expansion plans to Mexico? That’s the gist!
UK-based impact investor CDC Group plans to support African businesses with £2 billion. The fund will grant African banks access to more liquidity that will allow them to support SMEs, entrepreneurs and Microbusinesses.
Also, OPay took to its twitter handle to announce its plan to venture into the Nigerian smartphone market. The fintech firm announced that a device called OLLA is coming to a store near us soon. So, watch out!
Finally, Catalyst Fund accelerator program have selected Cowrywise and other 5 early-stage fintech startups to participate in its cohorts. The selected startups will be eligible to $100,000 grant and other benefits.
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