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A guide to securing your mobile devices

A guide to securing your mobile devices

Your mobile device is an easy target for cybercriminals. Every day, they find new ways to exploit our slightest vulnerabilities. With Artificial Intelligence becoming more ubiquitous, their social engineering techniques have become even more dangerous.

June 26, 2024
June 26, 2024
4 mins read
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Industry Insights

Embedded finance vs Banking-as-a-Service (Examples Included)

Embedded finance vs Banking-as-a-Service (Examples Included)

While embedded finance and banking-as-a-service might be similar, they are different.‍ If you stick with me to the end of this piece, you’ll be able to lecture your friends about embedded finance and BaaS because you’ll get a simple yet technically rich explanation of their differences.‍

May 29, 2024
May 29, 2024
6minutes
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Merchant Security Awareness

Six password good practices everyone should follow

Six password good practices everyone should follow

In this post, we’ll share six tips to help you improve your password hygiene and reduce your exposure to cyber risks.

May 28, 2024
May 28, 2024
4 min read
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Industry Insights

How to choose the best cross-border payment gateway in Africa

How to choose the best cross-border payment gateway in Africa

You shouldn’t get a headache when picking a cross-border payment provider. Here's how to pick a cross-border payment solution that meets your needs so you won’t have to switch providers in the next few months.

May 5, 2024
May 27, 2024
6 mins read
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Product

Say hello to “Pay with Bank”

Say hello to “Pay with Bank”

A post informing the general public about Kora's latest feature. Pay with Bank.

February 27, 2023
November 11, 2022
2 mins read
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Events

Kora x GDG Owerri: Empowering Africa's next generation of tech talent

A summary of the KoraHack23 Hackathon sponsored by Kora and Google Developers Group.

May 8, 2023
May 8, 2023
2 mins read
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Events

Kora partners with Healthracka to provide employees with free cervical cancer test kits

Kora partners with Healthracka to provide employees with free cervical cancer test kits.

April 6, 2023
April 6, 2023
1 min read
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Events

Kora hosts Harvard Business School students at Lagos office

Kora welcomed the Africa Caucus group from the Harvard Business School to their office in Lagos, Nigeria.

March 31, 2023
March 31, 2023
1 min read
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Confidence, Audacity, and Community: The Keys to Women’s Success in African Tech

Advice for women in tech from women in tech.

March 27, 2023
March 28, 2023
3 mins read
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Inside Kora

Kora launches USD card-acquiring in Africa

New product to help accelerate Africa’s participation in global trade.

March 27, 2023
March 27, 2023
2 mins read
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Inside Kora

Kora is officially ISO certified

Kora is now an ISO 27001 & ISO 22301-certified organization

March 8, 2023
March 8, 2023
1 min read
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Inside Kora

Big news: We moved our URL and updated our name

We moved our URL address and updated our name. Read this to find out why.

February 27, 2023
February 27, 2023
2 mins read
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Inside Kora

Into the Koraverse: Kachi, reggae, chargebacks, and other adventures

The very first of our new series, Into the Koraverse.

February 27, 2023
January 31, 2023
4 mins read
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Merchant Stories

Really Simple Social built a tool that changed advertising in Nigeria

In advertising, agencies always have to balance the client’s expectations and deliverables without overshooting the client’s budget. So, getting a tool that works was important. The first objective was to provide social media marketing services that delivered to client expectations while being cost-effective. So, they built a solution to cater to that need and now help other agencies get the same result for their clients, not just in Nigeria but worldwide.

May 5, 2024
May 8, 2024
3 mins read
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Merchant Stories

The Ultimate Frisbee Club: Growing a community of disc sports athletes in Africa

To collect payments, Sadiq, the founder of the Ultimate Frisbee Club used Kora to create a payment link and shared it on the club’s WhatsApp group and it made the donations smooth and seamless. ‍Using Kora also helped him build transparency because he could now export the finances of the community and share them with the rest of the organisers and sponsors. ‍

May 5, 2024
May 7, 2024
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Merchant Stories

Revolutionising leather fashion in Nigeria, Ghana and beyond. A journey with Detail Africa

Strategically using Kora to accept payments in Ghana, Detail Africa embraces a pan-African perspective. The move aligns with the company's expansion plans, demonstrating a commitment to reaching new markets across the continent. 

November 17, 2023
November 17, 2023
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Merchant Stories

Oystr: Unlocking credit access for the unbanked in Africa

How Oystr Finance is unlocking credit for Africa's unbanked.

July 5, 2023
July 10, 2023
3 mins read
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Embrace Equity

#EmbraceEquity: Favour

For our International Women’s Month series, #EmbraceEquality, here’s Favour, a member of the People Operations team at Kora.

March 10, 2023
March 10, 2023
1 min read
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Embrace Equity

#EmbraceEquity: Promise

For our International Women’s Month series, #EmbraceEquality, here’s Promise, a Senior Product Manager at Kora.

March 10, 2023
March 10, 2023
1 min read
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Embrace Equity

#EmbraceEquity: Ayobami

For our International Women’s Month series, #EmbraceEquality, here’s Ayobami, a front-end engineer at Kora.

March 10, 2023
March 10, 2023
1 min read
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Embrace Equity

#EmbraceEquity: Ajiri

For our International Women's Month series, #EmbraceEquality, here's Ajiri, a Senior Product Designer at Kora.

March 10, 2023
March 10, 2023
1 min read
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Merchant Security Awareness

AI is revolutionising cyberattacks. This is what you can do to defend your business

The rise of AI offers several benefits to society at large. It also ushers in security concerns. Social engineers are already using Generative AI to create sophisticated phishing campaigns. As a quick refresher, social engineering is the art of misleading people via psychological manipulation. It’s not hard to imagine how social engineers could use AI to power their attacks.

February 27, 2024
February 27, 2024
3 mins read
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Merchant Security Awareness

Best practices for safely implementing AI in your business

Artificial intelligence (AI) is gradually becoming an everyday tool for more and more employees — be it for creating documents, images, or code. However, if used carelessly, AI can also pose risks, for example, data protection, copyright issues, or liability for possible damage. 

January 23, 2024
January 23, 2024
3 mins read
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Merchant Security Awareness

Security Awareness: Social Engineering Red Flags for the holidays

Cybercriminals have upped their game. Have you? Look out for these red flags so you don’t fall for cybercriminals’ tricks.

December 22, 2023
December 22, 2023
3 mins read
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Merchant Security Awareness

Unlocking Digital Security: Your guide to protecting your online presence (data, identity and assets)

If you research what security experts consider a “strong” password, you’ll find several different ideas. Most agree they should be long, yet no one seems to agree on how long. Some recommend using a mix of symbols and numbers, while others argue this makes passwords too difficult to remember. However, everyone does agree on one fact: Password strength is a vital part of security.

November 30, 2023
November 18, 2023
4 mins read