JUST IN! RISHI SUNAK MEETS KING CHARLES III, BECOMES PRIME MINISTER

*King Charles III welcomes Rishi Sunak to Buckingham Palace, where he invited the newly-elected leader of the Conservative Party to become PM and form a new government [Aaron Chown/Pool photo via AP] Rishi Sunak has become Britain’s third prime minister in two months, after Liz Truss and Boris Johnson were forced to resign. In his first speech as PM, Sunak promised to unite the nation “facing a profound economic crisis”. The 42-year-old is the UK’s first prime minister of colour and the first Hindu to lead the country. A former…

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SQUAD RECEIVES MASTERCARD’S AWARD FOR ACCELERATING DIGITAL ACCEPTANCE IN AFRICA

In recognition of its efforts to deepen digital payments acceptance for businesses on the continent, the fintech payment product of HabariPay, Squad, has received an award for “Accelerating Digital Acceptance in Africa” at the inaugural session of the Mastercard EDGE 2022. The event was held to recognize outstanding fintech companies and business leaders that are revolutionizing payments in various ecosystems. The Mastercard EDGE – “Envision the Future of Digital, Gateways & e-Commerce Forum” – took place on Wednesday, 12 October 2022, at the Internet City, Dubai. The event hosted tech…

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