The startup ecosystem in Africa is growing really fast and had a remarkable and successful year in 2017. The sector has attracted the attention of prominent personalities including Mark Zuckerberg and even Bill Gates. This attention opened up inroads for greater access for the startups to scale and even receive investments.
Financial institutions around the globe are feeling the heat from the introduction of IFRS 9 impairment reporting. Credit Bureaus offer the most effective solution for compliance and harnessing the benefits of Credit Risk Scoring and PD estimation.
From mid this year the apparels sector in Kenya has been had hit by the cost of doing business, with major investors such as Long Yun Garments in Mombasa, shutting down and several others in different counties downsizing and reducing their operations.
October is already proving to be a great month for the South African business and economy, maybe even greater. With only a week into the month, three South Africans have been appointed for senior positions in the ICT, aviation and engineering sectors.
It’s about eleven years since mobile money started in Kenya. The technology has been seen as a disruptive innovation that threatens incumbent businesses as well as sparking new businesses and entrepreneurship and now, a new dawn is rising - that of mobile money transfer interoperability.
With Kenya having experienced proliferation of online news channels occasioned by an impressive penetration of the internet and a critical mass of consumers with an insatiable appetite for breaking news, truth and fact have been the latest casualties.
The automotive market in Africa is growing fast, with more than 3 million new vehicles being sold each year on the continent, and tens of millions of used and imported vehicles yearly.
Partnering with a provider that can oversee your organisation’s security operations takes a critical IT management issue off your plate, boosts your staff resources, and gives you access to specialised DDoS expertise.
Kennedy Mwaura is the CEO and Co- founder of EWYN Solutions Limited a Kenyan based startup that has positioned itself as frontrunner in the provision of custom software and mobile applications that address specific needs of diverse clients.
The announcement by Kenya’s national carrier, Kenya Airways, that it would start direct cargo flights to USA in December this year remains one of the most iconic developments for the Kenyan flower industry.
Following my publication on how LinkedIn is destroying groups, I was invited by LinkedIn Community Manager Sophie Bonnet for a talk
Moving to the cloud is still deemed to be risky by some IT leaders, but the reality is that the bigger risk is not moving to the cloud.
Africa’s largest enterprise tech, media and telecoms festival returns to Cape Town’s CTICC between the 13 – 15 November 2018
The story of Africa’s trade with itself is grim. According to COMTRADE 2016, intra-European trade stands at an estimated 60 per cent, intra- Asian trade at just over 40 per cent while intra-Africa trade stands at a low of about 20%.
This week, Facebook announced the winners of its community leadership programme. Six Kenyans were among those who were selected to join the programme and will each receive cash prizes from Facebook to support their community initiatives.
Financial technology is flourishing in Uganda, thanks partly to the enormous popularity of mobile money and payment systems and partly to the hands-off approach of the country’s regulators.
Carl Wazen is the Co-founder and Chief Business Officer at Yoco, a point of sale payments company for small businesses in South Africa.
With global 5G rollout gathering speed and the recent launch of 5G in Lesotho by Vodacom, the question of whether South Africa is ready for the transition to 4G's successor is dependent on various factors.
This week, the ever aggressive South African business world has seen two major companies, Vivo energy and Naspers all set to list on Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
The need for these data centres in Africa continues to grow exponentially with a report from Statista indicating that an estimated $188 is going towards data centres systems.