UK fintechs seek 'cure for Brexit' in Lithuania - Arab News

by arabnews 02/21/2021

VILNIUS: Thanks in part to Brexit, Lithuania is becoming a fintech hub as a growing number of UK-linked digital financial companies are getting licenses there so they can continue to operate in the European Union. The Baltic eurozone state with a population about a third the size of London is now leading the EU in fintech with over 230 companies, according to the Invest


image

By Patricia Martínez Nyeri, Kenya, Feb 23 (efe-epa).- It is recess and a group of girls make their way from the classroom to the dormitories, where pregnant students grab some respite while others nurse babies. Since January, the Serene Haven school in central Kenya has served as an oasis for teenage mothers of the so-called …

image

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says it expects its digital Covid Travel Pass will be ready “within weeks”. The pass is an app that verifies a passenger has had the Covid-19 tests or vaccines required to enter a country. It also verifies they were administered by an approved authority. The industry body sees the […]

image

Policymakers in Africa have been urged to embrace the use of cryptocurrency in order to accelerate the economic recovery in the continent after COVID-19 setbacks. “In order to positively chart the trajectory of the social economic growth in Africa, we need to leverage on the convergence of various transformational technologies,” said Hanu Fejiro Agbodje, founder […]