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South Africa's Nedbank, in collaboration with Mastercard and Ukheshe, has launched a payment platform that lets businesses receive secure in-chat payments from their customers via WhatsApp.
The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project risks driving East Africa further into unsustainable debt at the mere prospect of reaping meager earnings with the only entities bound to benefit being the foreign oil companies.
The ploys of online fraudsters are becoming incredibly difficult to detect, and so are their agendas. It’s no longer simple financial fraud – this new wave of online scamming now encompasses identity theft, voter manipulation, misuse of personal data - and everything in between.
The roll-out of wind and solar PV projects will undoubtedly deliver significant benefits to South Africa's power sector and the broader economy. The intermittent nature of these technologies does, however, pose unique challenges for the system operator in maintaining a secure and stable power grid.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has expressed disappointment at the news of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca which appears to provide no measurable effect on mild or moderate disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 variant.
Fintech continues to be an exciting space, despite the massive setbacks in the global economy during 2020. Successful fintech addresses opportunities and this space will be one to watch in South Africa during 2021 as the world moves towards more convenient money systems.