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27 Oct
It was fun and pageantry on Wednesday at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Towers, Lagos when the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, on Community Development, Dr Charles Olisa, and other family members from Aboh, Ndokwa East LGA, Delta State, received the Chairman of Interswitch Ltd. and Officer of the British Empire (OBE), Ken…
29 Sep
In a move to further reduce dependency on cash transactions, stimulate innovation and drive the growth of digital payments in Nigeria, ProvidusBank together with Mastercard, Interswitch and Thales Group, today announced the introduction of a new Tap-to-Pay service. The service allows cardholders to make fast, secure, and convenient in-store payments by tapping their NFC-enabled smart device at any contactless-enabled payment terminal.
7 Sep
Payment platform, Interswitch has called for concerted efforts that are specifically targeted at bringing the over 50 per cent unbanked or underbanked Nigerians out of the trenches.
30 Jul
An Information Technology (IT) firm in Lagos, Infytel Communications Limited, has partnered Freshworks, a global Software company, to equip organisations with the improved customer
10 Jun
In the last six years, Africa has seen the emergence of eleven $1 billion valuation companies with five of them coming from Nigeria.
Flutterwave CEO and founder
16 Apr
Even if his response right now is to front a defiant bold face, I will hazard a guess that Olugbenga Agboola, the cofounder, majority shareholder, and CEO of Flutterwave, Nigeria’s buzziest fintech start-up, must be terribly rattled in his psyche.
23 Nov 2021
Africa’s integrated payments and digital commerce company, Interswitch, has been confirmed as a sponsor of the 2021 yearly Committee of e-Business Industry Heads (CeBIH) retreat for the fifth consecutive year.
18 Oct 2021
Africa’s leading integrated digital payment and e-commerce company, Interswitch Group, has unveiled its whitepaper on blockchain technology titled: “Blockchain Technology: The Future of Africa’s Digital Economy” to help drive the growth of African businesses. The white paper document contains details on how businesses can leverage blockchain technology to transform their businesses and the prospects it…
13 Oct 2021
Despite the worth of Nigeria Exchange Limited (NGX), estimated to be in excess of N20 trillion, financial technology (Fintech) firms are looking beyond the shores of Nigeria...
25 Jun 2021
In the colonial era and the period succeeding it, Africa was treated as a charity by the western powers. Africa was a dependency in deals, and not as a partner.
21 Jan 2021
The Executive Chairman of Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service, Ahmed Muhammad, has said that cash payment is no longer acceptable in the state’s revenue collection.
23 Dec 2020
OKHI, in partnership with Interswitch, has launched its services in Nigeria to end the accurate address challenge.     According to the founder of OkHI, Timbo Drayson, the lack of accurate addressing infrastructure negatively affects the entire economy. He said, “its inefficiency costs the nation an estimated $2 billion a year.”     He noted…


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Young Athenians sharpen their shooting skills under the dazzling white lights of an outdoor basketball court, forever dreaming of emulating local hero and global star Giannis Antetokounmpo. The sport offers the tantalising hope of obtaining Greek nationality -- and the promise of an easier life -- for the children of African immigrants born or raised…
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Liberian President George Weah's long absence from the country has raised eyebrows and prompted criticism, leading one opposition figure to ask if the West African nation is running on "autopilot". Weah went abroad at the end of October for a string of political gatherings in numerous countries -- and to watch his footballer son represent…
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Brazil head into Monday's World Cup last-16 tie against South Korea preoccupied by the health of the great Pele and with coach Tite wondering whether to recall Selecao's current number 10 Neymar after an ankle injury after an ankle injury. Tite used his press conference prior to Friday's final group game against Cameroon to wish…
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Tyson Fury said 2023 would be "the "biggest year of my career" as the Briton looks to unify boxing's fractured heavyweight division. Fury, unbeaten as a professional, retained his WBC version of the title with a 10th-round stoppage of Derek Chisora on Saturday -- the third time he has defeated his compatriot. The 34-year-old Fury…
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