Today's podcast travelled through three countries: Nigeria, Togo, and Senegal. Although the last one could more correctly be tied to Francophone Africa, but let's not get into technicalities.
First on the list is Kuda, more popularly known as "the bank of the free", and its recent circular to customers informing them that they would start charging a ₦50 stamp duty charge on all deposits above ₦10,000. Understandably, Nigerians had quite a bit to say on this decision, and we did too.
04:38 - Kuda Bank introduces ₦50 stamp duty
13:24 - Togo's e-Visa platform
19:26 - Wave lays off 15% of its staff
Wave, a Stripe-backed African fintech valued at $1.7 billion, cut 15% of its staff in June
Oui Capital's form for laid-off Wave employees
This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo
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