Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced more than five hours of questions from the joint Senate Commerce and Judiciary committees over the privacy and the use of citizen’s data. The long-awaited showdown – one of the first times that Mr Zuckerberg has spoken publicly since a data  scandal hit – saw nearly half the US Senate, 44 legislators,mai mult…

22 European countries signed today a Declaration on the establishment of a European Blockchain Partnership. The Partnership will be a vehicle for cooperation amongst Member States to exchange experience and expertise in technical and regulatory fields and prepare for the launch of EU-wide blockchain applications across the Digital Single Marketmai mult…

The groundbreaking Ecobank Mobile App, a single, unified financial services application across 33 African countries, has processed 9 million transactions worth over $1 billion since its launch less than 18 months ago. With over 4 million users, the Ecobank Mobile App is available to all, enabling users to open an Ecobankmai mult…

PayPal has signed a deal with Visa that allows it to issue Visa branded debit cards in Europe, as the company moves further into traditional retail banking territory. The two companies penned the agreement to collaborate in offering payments services across the continent, cancelling a longstanding competitive tension. Card companiesmai mult…