Africa’s Talking joins Open Banking Nigeria

Mobile technology company, Africa’s Talking, has joined the league of technology companies partnering with Open Banking Nigeria in the development of Open APIs for the Nigerian financial industry.

Africa’s Talking provides communication APIs for SMS, USSD, voice, etc. to help technology startups and large companies communicate with their customers across Africa.

To further strengthen their objectives of unlocking the potential of mobile communication networks across Africa by simplifying the process and technologies required to exploit them, the organization has teamed up with Open Banking Nigeria to help extend this innovation.

Speaking on the partnership, Africa’s Taking country director, Simon Aderinlola, said “Open Banking Nigeria has a huge potential to drive financial inclusion and also boost innovation in Nigeria which is why Africa’s Talking is partnering with the organisation, to create security and safety for customers to share their financial data with banks or third parties, this would open the doors to millions of Nigerians currently out of the financial market”.

Africa’s Talking provides telecoms and payments APIs across Africa, headquartered in Kenya with office Nigeria, the mobile technology company offer APIs to technology companies to build smart apps and services on USSD, voice, SMS, airtime, and payments.

Open Banking Nigeria Open Banking Nigeria, a not-for-profit non-partisan industry group is committed to developing and advocating Open Banking API standards for the Nigerian financial industry. Visit to know more about Open Banking Nigeria, objectives, partners, and progress made.

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