African (especially Nigerian) fintechs have been unable to catch a break for some weeks now. From Flutterwave being embroiled in several controversies to virtual card shutdowns, being a fintech founder is becoming a hard job.
Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, we discuss the virtual dollar card shutdown by many African fintechs and fraud charges against two Nigerian fintechs in Kenya.
02:54 - MTN acquires Telkom
08:50 - Fintechs in Nigeria shut down dollar virtual card services
19:05 - Korapay and Kandon Technologies face fraud allegations in Kenya
This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo
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