Nclose confirms Linkedin is under cyber risk

Nclose confirms LinkedIn is under cyber risk   LinkedIn has become one of the riskiest social media platforms to date, according to South African cybersecurity firm Nclose.In February 2021, the data from 500 million LinkedIn users was leaked by hackers, in June 2021, more than 700 million LinkedIn users had their data leaked and put up for sale. In June 2022, the FBI said that the fraud on LinkedIn posed a significant threat to the platform and its users. The site has become one of the riskiest social media platforms to date,…

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Safaricom and Visa launch M-Pesa Global Pay Visa Virtual Card

Safaricom and Visa launch M-Pesa Global Pay Visa Virtual Card Safaricom has entered an agreement with Visa to form M-Pesa GlobalPay Visa Virtual card which will see the mobile phone-based money transfer service transact in 200 countries. This will allow customers to transact up to Sh150,000 ($1,28370) per payment and Sh300,000 ($2,567.3) per day. The deal is expected to shore Safaricom’s earnings from the mobile money services at a time M-Pesa revenues have been growing steadily. “By partnering with Visa to provide the M-Pesa GlobalPay Visa virtual card, we are…

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How to Celebrate World International Odometer Day

Every year, May 12 is observed as National Odometer Day and is celebrated to learn more about the odometer. The word ‘odometer’ is derived from two Greek words, ‘Hodos’ which means gateway or path, and ‘Metron’, which means ‘measure’ in English.12 May 2020. Let’s Celebrate World International Odometer Day National Odometer Day, is all about celebrating the invention of the odometer and how it has helped the design and function of automobiles progress. Without odometers, how could we track the progress we made? You are probably wondering what an odometer…

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Tangerine, A Tech company boosts Financial inclusion in Africa

Tangerine,AFRICA

  Leading financial services and technology platform, Tangerine officially launched on Wednesday 7th July 2021. In September 2019, Tangerine was established following the acquisition of a 100% equity stake in Metropolitan Life Insurance Nigeria by Verod Capital Management, a leading private equity firm investing in growth companies across Anglophone West Africa. Today, Tangerine is positioned to be Africa’s preferred one-stop financial solutions provider, leveraging a tech-driven, flexible, high-access platform to drive business across all the financial services segments in Africa to deepen financial inclusion, facilitate wealth creation, and protection. In…

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Maviance raises 3Million to digitize financial services

Maviance raises 3Million to digitize financial services Maviance, a Cameroon-based company providing digital financial services like agency banking and bulk bill payments, has raised $3 million in equity financing. The investment is solely from MFS Africa, the cross-border fintech company connecting mobile money providers like MTN to banks like Ecobank across over 34 countries in Africa. MFS Africa’s investment gives it an undisclosed minority stake in Maviance. Maviance’s flagship product is Smobilpay, a platform that integrates payment solutions from banks, mobile money operators, and telecom operators. Smobilpay is connected to…

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Venture Vaya Africa, launches an electric taxi service

Vaya Africa, a ride-hail mobility venture founded by Zimbabwean mogul Strive Masiyiwa, has launched an electric taxi service and charging network in Zimbabwe with plans to expand across the continent.

Venture Vaya Africa, launches an electric taxi service Vaya Africa, a ride-hail mobility venture founded by Zimbabwean mogul Strive Masiyiwa, has launched an electric taxi service and charging network in Zimbabwe with plans to expand across the continent. Vaya Africa, a company registered in Mauritius, responsible for the transport of people and goods in Africa and the generation of adjacent revenues in this sector, launched a new product on the Zimbabwean market. It is the electric vehicle called “Vaya Electric”. The South African headquarters of Vaya Africa has acquired a…

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