Virtual card troubles, Thread carefully

Episode 181 July 06, 2023 00:43:10
Virtual card troubles, Thread carefully
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Virtual card troubles, Thread carefully

Jul 06 2023 | 00:43:10


Hosted By

Emmanuel Paul Oluwanifemi Kolawole Chimgozirim Nwokoma

Show Notes

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Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, we discuss several hot topics sweeping the African tech space this week.
The stories:
  • Payday suspends partnership with Mastercard
  • South Africa's Information Regulator fines the Department of Justice R5 million  
  • PoS users in Lagos to pay more in transaction charges
  • OPay caps free transfers to other banks to three daily
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00:00 - Intro
01:31 - Meta launches Threads
09:34 - Payday suspends Mastercard partnership
17:58 - Payday COO steps down
20:48 - South Africa's Department of Justice fined R5 million
25:25 - Lagosians to pay more for PoS services
34:51 - Opay caps free transfers to other banks
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