MFS Africa, a leading pan-African fintech company, has been crowned Fintech of the Year at a ceremony held on May 24, 2023 in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt.
The company announced the development in a statement it issued on Monday following the award in Egypt.
This prestigious accolade recognises the company’s outstanding contributions to the fintech industry in Africa and beyond through payment solutions that make borders matter less for millions of Africans.
The statement said the Fintech of the Year award is a testament to its dedication to transforming the financial landscape in Africa through its network of networks that connects mobile money providers, banks, fintech, money transfer operators and enterprises, enabling seamless and interoperable transactions that empower individuals and businesses.
It said it also reaffirms MFS Africa’s position as a trailblazer in the fintech sector, driving impactful financial inclusion on the continent.
Dare Okoudjou, Founder and CEO of MFS Africa, expressed his gratitude for the recognition, stating: “We are deeply honoured to receive the Fintech of the Year award.
“This prestigious accolade is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire MFS Africa team.
“We are committed to building payments infrastructure that will last a hundred years and change the ways that Africans transact with each other and the global economy.
“On behalf of the team, I would like to thank the African Banker Awards for recognising our contributions to the African financial sector.”
The African Banker Awards take place during the annual meetings of the African Development Bank and recognises transformative leadership in the African financial services sector.