Jockeys watching their race on a mobile phone at the Ngong racecourse in Nairobi, on October 21, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE. Jockeys watching their race on a mobile phone at the Ngong racecourse in Nairobi, on October 21, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE.
Jockeys watching their race on a mobile phone at the Ngong racecourse in Nairobi, on October 21, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE.
Fintech

Huawei, Kunlun and China’s tech giants drive a quiet revolution in Africa’s fintech with mobile payment apps and wallets

  • One of Africa’s biggest mobile wallets is M-Pesa, established in 2007 by the Kenyan phone company Safaricom, using Huawei’s enterprise solution
  • Zhou Yahui of Beijing Kunlun Technology is behind the Nigerian e-commerce and payment company OPay

Topic |   Fintech
Jockeys watching their race on a mobile phone at the Ngong racecourse in Nairobi, on October 21, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE. Jockeys watching their race on a mobile phone at the Ngong racecourse in Nairobi, on October 21, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE.
Jockeys watching their race on a mobile phone at the Ngong racecourse in Nairobi, on October 21, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE.
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