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[Webinar] Complimentary expert session for Telecom leaders and Startups in Africa, March 21
20-03-2024 | 09:53:00
Designed for telecom leaders and startups, thia event offers invaluable strategies for expanding services, managing FX risks, enhancing cross-border payments, and establishing credibility in the international arena.
DFC reaffirms commitment to scaling investment in African infrastructure and critical minerals
28-02-2024 | 20:36:40
Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) Nisha Biswal traveled to South Africa and Zambia as part of the largest U.S. government delegation to Mining Indaba and the first Lobito Corridor Investors Forum and to deepen DFC’s investments on the continent.
African healthtech shows resilience with mere 2% decline in funding while broader tech ecosystem plunges in 2023, report
22-02-2024 | 14:21:00
Healthcare consulting firm Salient Advisory has launched its latest Intelligence Report, presenting findings on funding activity, covering grant, equity, and debt investments for African healthtech startups in 2023
Digital commerce in Africa to expand 25% per year by 2026, report
19-02-2024 | 07:28:00
Africa has emerged as a frontier for the new online consumer class, representing an estimated 10 million new consumers in 2024 and trailing only Asia as a region. This is according to the new annual Beyond Borders digital payments and commerce report by EBANX
Vodacom, Safaricom hit 200 million subscribers
05-02-2024 | 11:49:54
Vodacom Group’s subscriber base including Safaricom has now surpassed 200 million for the first time, having previously achieved 100 million customers in 2018.
15% of companies in the Middle East, Turkiye, Africa region do not train employees on IT
01-02-2024 | 09:45:00
According to Kaspersky’s Business Digitization survey, only 29% of companies surveyed in the Middle East, Turkiye, and Africa (META) region organised training on cybersecurity for their employees.
Critical infrastructure sees most cyber incidents due to lack of budget, report
22-01-2024 | 08:16:00
18% of companies in the Middle East, Turkiye and Africa (META) region have experienced cyber incidents due to insufficient cybersecurity investment in the last two years, according to a recent study by Kaspersky.
[South Africa] Ninety percent of CEOs are waiting for GenAI to move past the hype, report
15-01-2024 | 08:19:00
Seventy-one percent of global executives surveyed say they plan to increase tech investments in 2024—an 11-point jump from 2023—and even more (85%) plan to increase their spending on AI and GenAI.
23% of companies in the META region suffered from malicious actions by staff, report
11-01-2024 | 08:19:00
A Kaspersky study found that in the past two years, 78% of companies surveyed in the META region have faced cyber incidents in different forms, 23% of which were caused by deliberate malicious behaviour by employees
47% of companies in the Middle East, Turkiye, Africa region plan to outsource cybersecurity, report
30-11-2023 | 13:07:00
Company bosses are boosting their cybersecurity following an alarming increase in cyberattacks, a new study commissioned by Kaspersky has found.
Generative AI skills gap slowing down AI adoption EMEA region, report
13-11-2023 | 10:56:00
Organisations in the EMEA region plan to embrace AI solutions but are slowed by a generative AI skills gap. This is according to a new report released by hybrid multi-cloud computing provider Nutanix.
Retailers are struggling to deal with ransomware attacks, Sophos report
09-11-2023 | 14:52:00
After surveying 3,000 IT/cybersecurity leaders in organizations with between 100 and 5,000 employees (including 355 from the retail sector), across 14 countries in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific Sophos found that only 26% of retail organizations this past year were able to disrupt a ransomware attack.
75% of healthcare organisations lose data to ransomware attacks, Sophos report
06-11-2023 | 07:18:00
Cybercriminals successfully encrypted data in nearly 75% of ransomware attacks on healthcare organisations. This is according to the The State of Ransomware in Healthcare 2023 report released by cybersecurity firm Sophos.
Kenya among top countries receiving most DDOS attacks amid ongoing geopolitical unrest
30-10-2023 | 08:13:49
Kenya has been listed among the top five countries hit by distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks in the first half of 2023. Other countries include France, Germany, Italy, and Saudi Arabia
[South Africa] Companies acknowledge inadequate budgets to address the root cause of breaches, J2 Software survey
23-10-2023 | 15:08:00
A recent survey revealed that 58% of organisations believe their budgets allocated to manage insider risks are insufficient to effectively mitigate the increasing costs and frequency of security incidents instigated by individuals within the organisation.
Most consumers in Kenya likely to miss common fraud warning signs, Visa study
05-10-2023 | 14:07:00
Despite being scam-savvy, a new study by Visa has revealed that most consumers in Kenya are likely to be at risk of becoming victims of fraud.
80% of SMEs in South Africa project similar or increased revenue in 2023, Mastercard report
02-10-2023 | 08:25:00
From surviving to thriving in the post-COVID world, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa are projecting similar or increased revenues in 2023.
Mobile threats in the Middle East, Turkiye, Africa region rise in Q2 2023
28-09-2023 | 15:10:00
The number of mobile threat detections particularly in the Middle East, Turkiye, and Africa region increased by 5% in Q2 2023 compared to Q2 2022.
43% of employees in META region afraid of losing job due to lack of digital skills, report
14-09-2023 | 13:56:00
Among those who think they are most likely to lose their job because of the lack of digital skills within the next 5 years are department heads (29%) and top managers (15%).
JOGMEC Signed an agreement with 5 African countries to secure critical minerals
30-08-2023 | 13:11:58
Japan has signed agreements with five African countries to explore and extract critical minerals used in high-tech industries.
[South Africa] Financial Sector surpasses the National Average as Data Breach Costs Reach R73.1 Million
31-07-2023 | 08:09:57
The average data breach cost for South African organizations reached R49.45 million in 2023 – an all-time high according to the IBM Security annual Cost of a Data Breach Report.
Nigeria trails South Africa and Kenya in Africa’s B2B payment revolution
31-07-2023 | 07:59:00
Nigeria trails South Africa and Kenya in the development of key B2B payment processes across Africa, including the adoption of electronic bank transfers, speed of processing invoices and payment automation.
Kenya experiences 82% increase in cyber-attacks, Liquid C2 Cybersecurity Report
29-06-2023 | 15:31:00
Cyber-attacks on Kenyan businesses increased by 82 percent according to a cybersecurity report released by Liquid C2, a business unit of Liquid Intelligent Technologies.
Africa had more than 270 million mobile apps users as of December 2022, report
11-05-2023 | 08:17:00
As of December 2022, the total number of monthly active users of mobile apps in Africa exceeded 270 million, a 14% increase compared to the beginning of the year.
CMSWire Connect Conference | Austin, Texas | May 10-12
20-04-2023 | 15:25:00
CMSWire CONNECT is the premier event for professionals in digital customer experience, content management, and enterprise collaboration. This dynamic conference features top-notch speakers such as Ice-T, Scott Galloway, Sean Albertson and others.
Kenya lost Ksh 3.6 billion to cyber criminals in 2022, report
17-04-2023 | 07:58:00
Kenya’s losses to cyber criminals reached Ksh 3.6 billion (USD 36 million) in 2022, compared to Nigeria and South Africa where they are nearly tenfold at Ksh 50 billion (USD 500 million) and Ksh 57 billion (USD 570 million) respectively.
Kenya and Rwanda sign agreement on 10 areas of cooperation
05-04-2023 | 08:26:00
Kenya and Rwanda Tuesday signed an agreement in 10 areas of cooperation to enhance relations. The Memorandum of Understanding will establish mechanisms for effective cooperation in Education, ICT, Gender and Child Development, Youth and Capacity Development for the Public Service.
[Interview] Awe Oludayo, Managing Partner, OS Concepts, Nigeria
03-04-2023 | 12:47:00
Awe Oludayo is a business analyst with specialties in business process improvement, business process improvement and business process management. He's the managing partner of OS Concepts, headquartered in Nigeria.
[ChatGPT Biography] Strive Masiyiwa: Founder of Econet Wireless
14-03-2023 | 14:56:58
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Digitization on all fronts, tech takes the lead
14-03-2023 | 14:56:55
There is an obvious, increasing amount of technology awareness, and appeals for more extensive technology trainings in Nigeria.
[Interview] Chris Okoro, CEO, Eunisell Interlinked, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:56:54
Chris Okoro is an entrepreneur and business strategist skilled in the Financial Services and Engineering sector. He's currently the Managing Director and CEO of Eunisell Interlinked Plc., Nigeria.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Local fintech spreads to East Africa, oil and gas find major milestone
14-03-2023 | 14:56:47
Nigeria, like other countries of the world, is going through some economically turbulent times. Inflation is on the rise (recently pegged at 21.9%) and local startups are directly impacted by financial crises on the other side of the world.
[Column] Mike Smollan: South African retail trends for 2022 and beyond
14-03-2023 | 14:56:34
Globally, overwhelmed supply chains, supply-demand imbalances and commodity-driven cost pressures as Russia invaded Ukraine, pushed inflation up and put further pressure on businesses and consumers alike.
[Column] Tobias Alando: Driving the business community’s participation in skills training
14-03-2023 | 14:56:28
The ever-evolving trends in sectors such as manufacturing, technology, automation and climate change are changing the world of work, and together with it, the skills required to adapt and maintain a competitive edge.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Banks rally behind women-led SMEs
14-03-2023 | 14:56:13
The NNPC has an approximated value of 50 trillion naira. With oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria constantly plagued by mischief and vandalism, an ECOWAS expert has profferred a very interesting solution to this persisting problem
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Telecoms slide into banking, Central Bank ups interest rates
14-03-2023 | 14:56:12
The last few days have shown us developments and setbacks, statistics that show growth on the one hand and room for improvement on the other.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda
14-03-2023 | 14:56:10
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Digitization set to penetrate capital market, investment
14-03-2023 | 14:56:09
Given the economic situation spreading across the globe in the last couple of years, it is with some optimism we can take the modest increase in Nigeria’s GDP.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Innovation in training key to economic growth
14-03-2023 | 14:56:05
Skills are integral to the continuity of any business, more so in the global economy. Specifically, competitive skills are key to industrializing our nation. T
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Telcos break new ground, digital loans gain momentum
14-03-2023 | 14:56:05
Instant loans, sometimes called digital loans, are gaining speed in the country and the telecom sector took some giant steps forward this week.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Experts point toward startup management for local productivity
14-03-2023 | 14:56:03
Nigeria’s crown jewel, oil and gas, has been in a state of mild disrepair for several months now. There’s an ongoing fuel scarcity situation that is intensifying by the day and causing a ripple effect in every aspect of daily life.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses to deepen integration
14-03-2023 | 14:56:01
East African member states, private sector players and development partners have stepped up their investment in women-led businesses and SMEs in a move likely to impact cross-border trade and boost integration in the region.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: State to digitize tourism, FG takes on efficient mobility
14-03-2023 | 14:55:55
Banking is one of the most thriving sectors in Nigeria. The reason for this success has been attributed to the efficiency with which this industry has leveraged technology to modernize its operations.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Financial institutions bank on tech to bolster offerings
14-03-2023 | 14:55:55
East Africa financial institutions are betting on tech to boost their offerings, grow their customers’ portfolio and stay afloat in a competitive market.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Economic conditions returning to pre-pandemic levels
14-03-2023 | 14:55:54
The startup movement has picked up pace in Nigeria over the last decade, with the government and responsible agencies ramping up efforts in motivating the burgeoning industry.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What EU’s lifting of financial sanctions on Burundi means for EAC
14-03-2023 | 14:55:54
The EU made the decision in the wake of deteriorating political situation occasioned by a disputed presidential election in 2015.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Sub marine cable investment connects region to the world
14-03-2023 | 14:55:52
An increase in submarine cable activities and fiber connectivity is attracting more investments in East Africa while opening up the region to the world.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: 5G becomes national security policy, industries seek sustainability in technology
14-03-2023 | 14:55:51
The one thing the current global pandemic has unilaterally effected in all nations is a rearrangement of priorities, both for people and for governments. Survival elements – food and healthcare – have taken lead position.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What 2022 portends for East Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:55:47
As the East African Community, EAC, member states eye innovative ways of deepening integration and trading more with each other, the bloc and individual countries are putting in place mechanisms, policies and legislation that seek to address longstanding hiccups that have put the brakes on seamless regional trade.
COVID-19 brings Work-From-Home to Africa; What has been the impact on businesses so far?
14-03-2023 | 14:55:45
The Covid-19 crisis has pierced through the fabric of every layer of society, leaving virtually no country unscathed. The consequences for businesses has been significant and African economies have had to make rapid changes to their way of doing business.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Come dry season, food production and supply chain gain emphasis
14-03-2023 | 14:55:43
As we have established time and again, fertile lands and an able, skilled workforce are a vital combination for a thriving agricultural sector.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: A 5G promise looms, global trade predictions show winning numbers
14-03-2023 | 14:55:41
Nigeria’s tactic is one of sharpening the sectors that have shown promise (such as technology, agriculture and banking) while throwing resources at those that have been in a work-in-progress mode for years.
[Column] Titilayo Adewumi: West Africa’s circular economy efforts at the forefront of fostering a more sustainable future
14-03-2023 | 14:55:40
The vast majority of population growth across the continent will be concentrated in urban areas. WEF data indicates that more than 80% of Africa's population growth between now and 2030 will be in cities, with Lagos growing at a pace of 77 people every hour.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Q3 stats show industries thriving, strong investor confidence
14-03-2023 | 14:55:38
Nigeria earns every week its place as Africa’s largest economy. While subject to the typical ups and downs any market is expected to have, its mere size guarantees a general continuity of business operations even in the face of a spiraling inflation trend.
[Column] Claudio Muruzabal: Building environmentally sound businesses in the ‘Decade of Delivery’
14-03-2023 | 14:55:22
Consumers and customers don’t just value sustainability, they’re prepared to pay for it. More than two-thirds are willing to pay a premium for brands that are sustainable and environmentally responsible.
[Rwanda] MTN considers setting up financial tech firm
14-03-2023 | 14:55:16
MTN Rwanda is considering setting up an independent company to take on and operate its financial technology operations.
[Startup Interview] Tony Botha, Managing Director, carbonTRACK Africa, South Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:55:10
carbonTRACK Africa is a South Africa technology startup that seeks to create a world where energy is consumed sustainably, shared fairly and empowers all people.
[Startup Interview] Almasi Ndangili, Founder, Imarisha East Africa Productions, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:55:08
Almasi Ndangili is the founder of Imarisha East Africa Productions Ltd, a Kenya-based talent academy promoting education through edutainment.
South African entrepreneurs who made the best of the COVID-19 pandemic
14-03-2023 | 14:55:06
On the evening of 23 March, South Africans gathered around their television sets to listen to arguably the most important announcement of this year. At the time, the nation was on edge.
[Column] Paulo de Matos: What manufacturers can do now to maintain continuity in the new normal
14-03-2023 | 14:54:51
Manufacturers and distributors are operating in intensely pressured times. Stats SA reported that manufacturing output contracted for the ninth consecutive month in February of 2020.
[Column] [Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Home-grown solutions are key for sustainable development
14-03-2023 | 14:54:48
Necessity is the mother of all inventions. We are witnessing an increase in innovations as the world races to develop a vaccine to treat COVID-19.
[Column] Shabir Ahmed: Mining sector to fast track automation amid Covid-19
14-03-2023 | 14:54:42
Mining companies have been affected by COVID-19 outbreaks, and global restrictions to encourage social distancing have meant that mining projects have either slowed or been put on hold until further notice.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Of coronavirus crisis and the silver lining for Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:54:40
As economies take a hit from the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic, the crisis is birthing opportunities and continues to create crucial lessons on resilience and adaptation especially in Africa.
[Interview] Bob Koigi, Africa Business Communities
14-03-2023 | 14:54:26
Bob Koigi, multiple award winning journalist and East Africa Region Chief Editor at Africa Business Communities, was recently selected as one of the 100 worldwide most influential people of African descent under 40
[Interview] Kagure Wamunyu, CEO, Kobo360, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:54:23
Kobo360 was launched in 2017 by entrepreneurs Obi Ozor and Ife Oyedele II. Kagure Wamunyu is the current CEO, leading the company's expansion and growth in the African region.
[Column] Mukhisa Kituyi: Reigniting international investment flows
14-03-2023 | 14:54:21
International investment flows have been weak for a decade. Last year, global foreign direct investment fell again, by 13%, the third consecutive decline.
[Column] Isaac Korir: Winning the war on fake news
14-03-2023 | 14:54:15
Fake news remains a topical hot potato. Some say that winning the war against it is a losing battle.
[Column] Patricia Scotland: Why disaster readiness is critical for Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:54:15
Five months ago, Cyclone Idai ripped through the Southern African region, causing a massive humanitarian disaster that affected three million people.
[Interview] Daniel Ishola, Co-Founder, Safetrader, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:54:03
Safetrader, currently located in Abuja Nigeria, was founded in October 2017 by Adeniyi Mikail and Daniel Ishola, with Olajide Abiola as a shareholder.
[Interview] Kemi Ayinde, CEO, Healthpoint, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:54:01
Kemi Ayinde is co-founder and CEO of Heathpoint, a company making healthcare, through the use of technology, widely accessible and affordable in Nigeria.
[Interview] Saeed Ibrahim Talfo, CEO, Golden Land, Sudan
14-03-2023 | 14:54:01
Saeed Talfo has spent about a decade working in ICT, telecom delivery and service, and HE is currently the CEO of GLSD.
[Interview] Natalie Miller, CEO, GreenFingers Mobile, South Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:53:58
Natalie Miller is an American entrepreneur and business development professional with over a decade of experience leading and growing organizations across Africa. In April 2018, Natalie joined agritech solutions provider, GreenFingers Mobile, as its CEO.
[Column] Erik Roos: Are e-pharmacies on the cards for South Africa?
14-03-2023 | 14:53:58
Amazon’s recent entry into the pharmaceutical market, following its acquisition of PillPack – an online US pharmacy – has got local experts re-evaluating the role of internet pharmacies in SA.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Embracing inclusivity is smart economics
14-03-2023 | 14:53:57
Evidently, the novelty and productivity that women bring into a business is being lauded across the world for having a reverberating effect on all growing economies.
[Interview] Kirsty Chadwick, Group CEO, TTRO, South Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:53:52
Kirsty Chadwick, a citizen of New Zealand, puts to work her passion for education and the technology at her disposal to create innovative, cost effective and fully customised e-learning solutions.
[Column] Diphetogo Lefhoko: Business risks that Botswana faces in 2019
14-03-2023 | 14:53:51
One of the most important trends to emerge in recent years is that it is increasingly difficult to identify individual risks in isolation.
[Interview] Kathryn Main, CEO, Money Savvy Kids, South Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:53:49
Kathryn Main is an advocate of financial literacy and believes it is a cornerstone of prosperity and security for any community. The author of 'Raising Money Savvy Kids', she runs her company in Johannesburg, South Africa, delivering financial education in a number of ways.
[Interview] Seth Mundhe, Founder, Ejenzi Africa, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:53:47
After years of experience working in the construction industry, Seth Mundhe identified a need in the market and set up an online marketplace to satisfy it.
[Kenya Business Week] No to robots in banks
14-03-2023 | 14:53:45
Even as Kenya continues to record impressive penetration of technology, a section of citizens still prefer the brick and mortar services and are still apprehensive about embracing new innovations among them machine intelligence.
[Kenya Business Week] US key investment target in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:53:43
US has reiterating its commitment to strong partnerships with key countries in Africa, specifically naming Kenya as a target for future US aid and investment.
[Kenya Business Week] Competition, customer service drive expansion binge
14-03-2023 | 14:53:43
As customers demand top notch services grows and competition reach fever pitch, companies are investing millions to improve infrastructure and service quality.
[SA Business Week] Propelling economic growth with aviation, telecommunication sectors
14-03-2023 | 14:53:43
The South Africa aviation and telecommunication sectors continue to drive the country’s economic growth while assisting the country reap from existing and emerging markets locally and internationally.
[Nigeria Business Week] Industries partner to reach common goals
14-03-2023 | 14:53:42
The sectors are revving up to keep up momentum as the 2019 opens new doors for Nigeria’s stride toward economic balance.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Africa’s silver bullet is in its new tribe
14-03-2023 | 14:53:40
In East Africa, a group of vanguard youthful innovators are transforming the region into a tech powerhouse through modern innovations.
[SA Business Week] Investment wave boosts country’s earnings, attractiveness
14-03-2023 | 14:53:39
South Africa continues to be the continent’s preferred destination for international investors due to its competitive market, favorable political climate, a booming middle class and strategic location.
[Kenya Business Week] Conquering the skies, an innovation at a time
14-03-2023 | 14:53:39
Weeks after launching direct flights to the United States, Kenya is streamlining its aviation sector further.
[Kenya Business Week] Manufacturing, automation and job creation nexus
14-03-2023 | 14:53:38
Even with mounting fears that rapid automation could reduce the number of jobs in the Kenya’s manufacturing sector, a new report posits that digital technologies can, in fact, boost job creation.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Cultivating the Facebook farming revolution to grow African economies
14-03-2023 | 14:53:38
In less than a decade, Africa ICT sector has experienced an unprecedented boom that has caught the world’s attention.
[Kenya Business Week] Leveraging the blue economy wave to boost national purse
14-03-2023 | 14:53:37
Kenya has this week successfully hosted the first global conference on blue economy that brought together over 16,000 delegates.
[SA Business Week] Telcos shine at AfricaCom, A2X gains new traders
14-03-2023 | 14:53:35
AfricaCom is Africa’s largest tech, media and telcos annual festival where digital Africa interacts, learns, debates and ultimately make deals.
[Kenya Business Week] Flying into new opportunities
14-03-2023 | 14:53:34
African countries have been pushing for an open skies agreement to make intra Africa trade and movement cheaper and faster.
[SA Business Week] Opening businesses to the world, growing markets
14-03-2023 | 14:53:33
In the recent years, South Africa has continued to prove that it is one of the most diverse and promising emerging markets in Africa. The country has become a key global hub for investment, innovation and research.
[Kenya Business Week] Cementing bilateral relations with South Africa, China
14-03-2023 | 14:53:32
As Kenya continues to cement its position as East Africa’s economic powerhouse, it has been on a charm offensive targeting African and global public and private players.
[SA Business Week] Naspers breathe new life into startups, filmmakers train eyes West
14-03-2023 | 14:53:29
The tech startup fever has been spreading across the globe like bush-fire and Africa has not been left out in this bandwagon. More and more people are entering into the tech space because technology never gets old and new inventions keep evolving.
[Kenya Business Week] Breathing new life into SMEs
14-03-2023 | 14:53:28
Small and medium sized businesses in Kenya represents 75 per cent of the country's workforce, constitute 98 percent of all businesses in Kenya and contribute 3 percent to the national purse.
[SA Business Week] Blockchain to curb Cape Town water issues, taxi operators get a boost
14-03-2023 | 14:53:28
Blockchain technology came into being in the early 2009. This invention was faced with a lot of backlash as most people lacked prior information about it and were therefore not ready to risk investing in it.
[Column] Sunil Kaushal: How Africa’s banking sector rules have changed
14-03-2023 | 14:53:27
We are fortunate to witness a period of monumental progress in Africa. The changes are visible across all sectors.
[Column] Hannalie Marsh: Payments in Africa drives innovation
14-03-2023 | 14:53:27
There is a great demand in Africa for cross-border payments and a need to regulate the payment industry on the continent while at the same time opening it up to include non-banks.
[SA Business Week] Water tariffs rise, no markets for black traders
14-03-2023 | 14:53:25
Access to clean water is still a challenge in most of the sub-Saharan Africa countries. Due to the scarcity, the ones who are lucky enough to access it have to dig deeper into their pockets in order to enjoy this basic commodity.

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