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straitPay launches new digital payment platform to bring Africa closer to Europe

     New app brings Africa closer to anyone in Europe by encouraging smooth, easy payments and purchasing of essential goods

straitPay, a new multi-currency mobile app is now available to customers in the UK, Nigeria, and Ghana. The app offers customers a simplified approach to holding various African currencies, ensuring the ability to transmit and transact directly across the continent in a matter of minutes. The app is aimed at global customers who wish to spend and purchase items directly in Africa from the comfort of their smartphone. New customers can open a multi-currency wallet with no hidden costs and are able to spend and invest via the straitPay mobile application.

straitPay aims to disrupt the fintech sector by allowing users to send or spend money the way that suits them – using bank cards & current accounts, or by simply using their mobile number allowing them to enjoy the benefits of their multi-currency African wallet. The app currently offers transfers and multi-currency wallets in the following currencies: GBP, GHS, NGN, USD. However, the firm has plans to extend their services to other countries in the continent.

Commenting on the launch of the platform, Kele Okafor, Founder of straitPay said: “This is an exciting time for us at straitPay and we are excited to finally bring our solution to market. We are passionate about offering solutions that provide convenience, less hassle and direct access to Africa. Our platform is focused on creating a wealthier African continent by offering our customers around the globe a chance to interact smoothly with Africa, protect the health of their loved ones, and grow wealth by investing in Africa. We believe in the potential of Africa, and we are determined to ensure Africa prospers.”

straitPay has ambitious plans and is focused on building a strong customer base globally with particular focus on Europe initially. The firm also plans to become a competitive company in the fintech and payments sector. To download the straitPay app you can visit the Apple store for iOS or Playstore for Android to enjoy instant transactions with Africa. If you would like to learn more about straitPay please visit:

About StraitPay

straitPay believes that straightforward uncomplicated financial interactions for individuals dealing with Africa is the key to unlocking the potential of the continent, it exists to create the tools that will shape decisions for the better — to protect and enrich the lives of people across the continent and around the world by giving them the clarity and confidence to make better decisions to protect and grow.