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Fintech waiting game is on as players line up to capture Africa’s unbanked market


The advent of Fintech has blown Africa's unbanked market wide open but no one knows yet who the big winners will be in capturing this massive emerging opportunity. Will it be the banks? The telcos? Fintech companies themselves? Will maverick players like the messenger platforms come out of nowhere to snatch the unbanked market from under everyone else's noses?  Or will some of the players connect the dots and form smart partnerships among themselves? This article aims to find out.