Author: Nicholas

Full List of 2020 Digital Impact Awards Africa Winners.

The 2020 Digital Impact Awards Africa were successfully held on Friday 11th December at Mestil Hotel, Kampala; attracting C-Level Executives and senior Digital, Finance and IT executives. The Awards were a culmination of the Digital and Financial Inclusion Summit that happened on the same day. Digital Impact Awards Africa is a platform that promotes Digital […]

Fintechs advised on Cyber Security.

Published by New Vision. With financial technology companies (fintechs) increasingly gaining prominence as facilitators of financial transactions and drivers of financial inclusion across markets, the rate of their vulnerability to cyber risks is also equally growing. Cyber risk is any risk associated with financial loss, disruption to operations or damage to an organisation’s reputation from […]

#40days40fintechs : Kanzu Code on the path to boosting financial inclusion.

By Our Reporter. Kanzu Code, a Financial Technology Company (FinTech) that builds inclusive financial tools is set for greater heights, following its enrollment in the 40-days-40-FinTechs project. The 40 days 40 fintechs project has given Kanzu Code further exposure to latest financial technology tools that will enable them develop more interoperable solutions using new technologies […]

Registration for 40 DAYS 40 FINTECHs kicks-off.

KAMPALA, UGANDA – May 13, 2020. As part of its on-going Financial Inclusion efforts, HiPipo has today launched the 40 DAYS 40 FINTECHs initiative with online registration currently underway. 40 DAYS 40 FINTECHs, running from  25th May to 5th July 2020 will have 40 Africa based FinTech companies get introduced to Mojaloop OSS and guided […]

Mojaloop Foundation set to boost Digital Payments in developing countries.

The availability and affordability of digital financial services (DFS) in developing countries is set to further improve with at-least 500 million people targeted as direct beneficiaries. This follows the recent formation and launch of the Mojaloop Foundation by global tech leaders, with its initial sponsors being Coil, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Google, ModusBox, Omidyar […]


Experts have advised financial institutions to rethink their digital strategies so as to have the targeted customers consume them. According to Dr Magie Kigozi, financial institutions need to do extensive research before jumping onto the bandwagon of digitization, with the assumption that it will reduce the cost of doing business and bring about convenience to […]