Features

[Column] Dong Won Lee: Tech innovations should enrich the total customer experience

08-31-2023 | 15:33:05
New technologies like cloud computing, AI, mobility and the Internet of Things (IoT) are now ingrained in our lives making it imperative for companies to either stay ahead of the curve or risk missing out on the massive potential to transform their customer experiences (CX).

[Column] Thandi Moticoe: Driving change through economic empowerment of South African women

08-31-2023 | 13:41:00
One of the keys to overcoming the challenges faced by women is economic empowerment. By providing women with skills training, microfinancing, and entrepreneurial support, we are helping women break free from the shackles of dependence and vulnerability.

Ecobank Rwanda appoints Richard Mugisha as new Board of Directors Chairman

08-31-2023 | 13:27:20
He is credited with ability to provide effective strategic direction, foster innovation, maintain strong financial performance, and uphold the bank's commitment to responsible banking practices.

11,5 milliards de dollars pour la transition verte et la création d’emplois en Afrique

08-31-2023 | 11:56:00
IFC investit un montant record de 11,5 milliards de dollars pour la transition verte et la création d’emplois en Afrique.

Eni démarre la production du champ de Baleine en Côte d'Ivoire avec son partenaire PETROCI

08-31-2023 | 11:28:00
Eni a commencé à produire du pétrole et du gaz dans le champ de Baleine, situé au large de la Côte d'Ivoire.

British International Investment launches pioneering investment platform to boost funding for SMEs in Ghana

08-30-2023 | 12:51:43
Growth Investment Partners (GIP) will help to address a critical gap in accessing finance for SMEs who are the lifeblood of the Ghanaian economy.

Payflex receives global recognition at the Global Payments Innovation Awards 2023

08-30-2023 | 12:09:39
Payflex, South Africa’s first and leading BNPL provider, has been honoured at the Global Payments Innovation Awards by being awarded the Best eCommerce Payment Initiative, an award that showcases its innovation in the fast-changing world of fintech.

BII and FMO unveil $40 million commitment to Dashen Bank, supporting Ethiopia’s financial sector

08-30-2023 | 10:31:00
British International Investment (BII), the UK’s Development Finance Institution (DFI) and impact investor, and FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank, announced their joint commitments of up to US$20 million each to Dashen Bank (Dashen).

[Column] Chafic Traboulsi: Meeting capacity challenges in African mobile networks with E-band and long-haul solutions

08-30-2023 | 09:41:40
In recent years, there has been a massive uptick in the data consumption among mobile broadband subscribers in many major African markets, such as Nigeria and Kenya.

[Column] Murray Collyer: How financial institutions can safeguard against deepfakes

08-29-2023 | 14:46:47
A deepfake is a video, visual, or audio recording that has been distorted, manipulated, or synthetically created using deep learning techniques to present an individual, or a hybrid of several people, saying or doing something that they did not say or do.

Standard Bank and ICBC renew partnership to drive Africa China trade

08-29-2023 | 12:33:56
The partner institutions continue to lead the Africa-China trade and investment markets, jointly providing unequalled expertise and capabilities to individuals and businesses trading between Africa and China.

Afreximbank and China Development Bank sign US$400-million loan to support Africa SMEs

08-28-2023 | 16:00:00
The China Development Bank (CDB) today in Cairo signed a development-focused agreement to provide the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) with a US$400-million term loan facility to support the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across Africa.

Africa Specialty Risks launches new captive solutions offering

08-28-2023 | 15:38:30
Africa Specialty Risks, the pan-African-focused reinsurance group to announce that it has launched a new Captive Solutions offering.

[Column] Rajan Shah: Strengthening local value chains key to Kenya’s transformation

08-28-2023 | 14:20:00
The government, through the Bottom-up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA), has committed to drive economic and inclusive growth through agricultural value chain approach.

[Column] Richard Shaw: AI-ready cloud - How Hyper Scalers empower businesses to thrive in the digital age

08-28-2023 | 13:53:11
To fully harness the power of cloud computing and AI, businesses must be forward-thinking and open to embracing the true potential of cloud solutions.

[Column] Andrew Cruise: Understand, plan and prepare to drive cloud success

08-28-2023 | 07:46:00
While cloud uptake is increasing, many companies are still struggling with their strategies, because they get caught up in the hype, rather than crafting an effective strategy.

[Networking Event] One Africa | Leadership Development Program

08-25-2023 | 12:47:00
One Africa Co-Founder Jan van Betten will be in Nairobi on Wednesday 30 August to discuss the One Africa Leadership Program with CEOs. You are invited to join!

[Column] Shane Chorley: The advantages and disadvantages of different fibre deployment methods

08-24-2023 | 13:48:08
Fibre deployment: The advantages and disadvantages of different fibre deployment methods by Shane Chorley, CEO at Frogfoot Networks

[Column] Bongekile Tlhakanye: Service delivery management teams – heroes in the Telco industry

08-24-2023 | 13:32:36
By posing challenging questions and devising creative solutions to problems, service delivery management teams (SDM) play a noteworthy role in promoting cohesion within the telecommunications sector.

DTB and Boya join forces to introduce virtual cards for business payments

08-24-2023 | 13:28:39
The partnership is a collaborative effort between the two organisations that combines their respective strengths to drive innovation, enhance customer experience, and reshape the financial industry.