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Africa will have 57 million pay TV subscribers by 2028, report
27-01-2023 | 08:38:00
About 16 million pay TV subscribers will be added in Africa between 2022 and 2028 to take the total to 57 million. This is according to the latest report by Research and markets.
Disruptive Gen Z, digitization to define global consumer trends in 2023, report
26-01-2023 | 08:24:01
Euromonitor’s annual report aims to help organizations stay ahead of disruption, predict consumer shopping motivations and fulfil unmet consumer needs.
African tech ecosystem raised $6.5 billion in 2022, report
25-01-2023 | 09:09:09
Total funding invested into tech startups on the continent reached $6.5B, an increase of 8% vs 2021, spread across 764 deals - compared to 724 rounds in 2021.
Travelers are increasingly looking for sustainable travel options, report
23-01-2023 | 05:08:00
A major new report by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Trip.com Group, together with Deloitte, reveals a heightened appetite for sustainable tourism amongst consumers, with 69% of travellers actively seeking sustainable travel options.
Multilateral collaboration essential to bridging the digital economic divide, report
20-01-2023 | 07:58:49
Included in the report is an in-depth look at the challenges facing nations, especially smaller and developing nations, to gaining equal access to digital economies.
Economic and supply chains top threats in Ghana, report
18-01-2023 | 13:31:31
It is both stability and change in the Allianz Risk Barometer 2023. Cyber incidents and Business interruption rank as the biggest company concerns for the second year in succession.
The global online music streaming market to reach $29 billion by 2027, report
17-01-2023 | 11:55:15
Growing dependency on smartphones, increasing penetration of the internet and the thriving media and entertainment industry are among the key factors stimulating the growth of the online music streaming market worldwide.
Low-carbon investments to rise by $60b in 2023 as inflation weakens, hydrogen and CCUS spending to surge, Rystad Energy
17-01-2023 | 10:05:00
Spending on low-carbon projects will increase by $60 billion this year, 10% higher than 2022, led by wind developments but helped by a significant rise in funding for hydrogen and CCUS infrastructure, Rystad Energy research shows.
[South Africa] Online retail passes R50-billion in 2022, research
11-01-2023 | 06:16:01
Online sales were boosted by Black Friday, with all banks reporting massive increases in card and online spending on what has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year.
The global buy-now-pay-later market to reach $467 billion by 2026, report
22-12-2022 | 06:56:30
An increase in the adoption of online payment methods is expected to propel the growth of the buy-now-pay-later market going forward.
Over half of businesses in Nigeria planning to expand locally despite supply chain and cyber-security challenges, report
07-12-2022 | 10:11:47
As part of the Equinix 2022 Global Tech Trends Survey, 100 business leaders in Nigeria were interviewed about the opportunities and challenges their organizations are facing – and their plans for the future.
Global Bluetooth 5.0 market size to reach $7.6 billion by 2028, report
06-12-2022 | 08:52:54
The Global Bluetooth 5.0 Market size is expected to reach $7.6 billion by 2028, rising at a market growth of 11.2% Compound Annual Growth Rate during the forecast period.
To promote inclusive and sustainable development, Nigeria needs to fix its public finances, World Bank
21-11-2022 | 13:50:00
Macroeconomic and fiscal reforms are urgently needed to lift Nigeria’s development outcomes, which are severely constrained by inefficient use of resources, argues the new Nigeria Public Finance Review report.
Perennial rice incorporates African wild rice genes and halves production cost, study
21-11-2022 | 12:50:00
The global population was projected to reach 8 billion by 15 November 2022, according to the UN’s recently-released World Population Prospects 2022.
[Column] Renan Ozyerli: Equitable access to healthcare should be a bigger priority as the world emerges from COVID-19
17-11-2022 | 09:44:00
The World Health Organization (WHO) has said the world is at “the beginning of the end” of the COVID-19 pandemic with the numbers of deaths and cases slowing considerably.
The next Mark Zuckerberg could come from Africa, report
16-11-2022 | 13:33:00
Africa’s youth prefer using local innovations and believe that the next tech billionaire could come from the continent, according to the recently launched Africa – innovator or imitator? Exploring narratives around Africa’s technological capabilities report.
New WorldRemit data shows families around the world spend 156% of monthly income on Christmas
16-11-2022 | 13:17:00
Families around the world can expect to spend up to 156% of their monthly income on Christmas this year, according to the latest results from the WorldRemit Cost of Christmas study.
Economic strife, geopolitics among top risks for businesses in 2023, report
16-11-2022 | 09:00:10
Businesses will face a historically broad and deep set of risks in 2023, posing interconnected and existential threats across geographies and sectors, says specialist risk consultancy, Control Risks.
New study shows $100 billion in climate change adaptation investment opportunities in Africa by 2040
11-11-2022 | 08:56:00
Private investment opportunities to support climate change adaptation against floods and droughts in Africa could reach a total of $100 billion by 2040, according to a new IFC study.
Study shows digital tools can help farmers in Africa fight climate change, but need more help from government
08-11-2022 | 12:57:00
African farmers urgently need government support to increase their use of digital tools. This is according to a new survey conducted by Savanta ComRes, commissioned by Vodacom.
Mobile finance can boost national GDP, research
03-11-2022 | 07:48:36
Based on previous World Bank research on the relationship between economic growth and reductions in the number of people living in poverty2, this GDP per capita growth implies that countries with successful mobile money adoption could reduce poverty by around 2.6%.
Fintech emerging as Africa’s most vibrant sector, study
26-10-2022 | 12:24:48
Fintech startups in Africa grew 81% in 2021, with South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya emerging as key hubs on the continent, found a Mastercard study on the state of fintech in African markets.
Improved access to affordable trade finance could increase exports and imports by $26 billion annually in West Africa, report
13-10-2022 | 09:22:23
The analysis showed that while trade flows have been on the rise in the four countries, their potential remains constrained by limited and costly access to trade finance.
Data analytics and artificial intelligence to drive the growth of fintech, study
11-10-2022 | 12:55:37
The metaverse, AI, 5G, and data analytics are making hyper-personalized experiences possible for consumers, which, in turn, fuel the demand for a 24/7 digital experience.
FAO Food Price Index drops for the sixth consecutive month
07-10-2022 | 12:15:48
The gauge for world food commodity prices declined for the sixth month in a row in September, with sharp drops in the quotations for vegetable oils more than offsetting higher cereal prices, according to a new report released today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Global cyber insurance market to reach $20 billion by 2027, report
07-10-2022 | 09:34:19
With the growing adoption of cloud-based technology among companies, cyber-crime cases have increased significantly. Data breach cases have also increased consequently in the last few years.
Global car sales revenues to plunge by $200 billion in 2022, report
06-10-2022 | 14:30:28
According to data presented by AugustaFreePress.com, with rising costs and low inventory plaguing the industry, global car sales revenues are expected to plunge by $200bn this year.
Uganda to Host African SME Forum aimed at developing investment and markets
06-10-2022 | 11:02:00
Uganda will host the 7th edition of the Africa SME Champions Forum, the event, co-hosted by the Arab Bank for Development in Africa (BADEA) and empowered by AfricSearch, will bring together 300 of Africa’s top SMEs, institutional funding organisations, venture capitalists, angel investors and ecosystem builders.
Private investors back innovators to boost African connectivity
06-10-2022 | 08:15:16
Venture capital and private equity investors believe increased innovation in the delivery of internet connectivity in Africa will help drive dramatic expansion in connecting the continent, new research from blockchain-based mobile network operator World Mobile shows.
87 per cent of consumers prefer to use mobile messaging to communicate with travel companies, report
05-10-2022 | 11:24:28
Gen Z, Millennials and Gen X also all place mobile messaging as their top method of communication with travel brands, showcasing that younger generations are the most inclined to interact with brands via mobile.
Global agriculture IoT market to reach $20.4 billion by 2027, study
04-10-2022 | 08:09:52
In this report, the years 2019 and 2020 are considered as historical years, 2021 as the base year, 2022 as the estimated year, and years from 2023 to 2027 are considered as the forecast period.
New report outlines how digital finance can drive women’s economic empowerment in Africa
04-10-2022 | 08:05:55
Commissioned by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the latest edition of the biennial African Women’s Report analyses the digital finance ecosystem in Africa to examine all its components and how they impact women’s economic prospects.
GDP growth, international investment spurs expansion of sub-Saharan Africa’s reinsurance market, report
04-10-2022 | 08:03:24
Barriers to entry remain high in many African reinsurance markets and include protectionist local regulations and the presence of state-owned reinsurance companies or specialised state-sponsored pools.
Global natural gas liquid market to reach $28.5 billion by 2030, report
27-09-2022 | 11:24:31
Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) are those hydrocarbons in natural gas that are separated from the gas as liquids through various processes and the products thus obtained are majorly ethane, propane, butanes, pentane and pentane plus.
60% of cybersecurity professionals feel they are losing ground against cybercriminals, study
27-09-2022 | 11:19:17
The study of 9,000 global cybersecurity professionals also looks to the future of security and the technology poised to revolutionize security operations.
Global chatbot market to reach $23 billion by 2030, report
21-09-2022 | 10:07:02
The major drivers of the chatbot market include the need to reduce operational costs, rapid growth in artificial intelligence, and the increasing demand for virtual customer assistants.
Global 5G smartphone market to reach $4 billion by 2027, report
08-09-2022 | 10:17:49
The global 5G smartphone market in 2021 was valued at $32.21 billion. The market is expected to reach $4167.07 billion by 2027 according to a report by Research and Markets.
Backdoor computer malware in Africa skyrocketed in the second quarter of 2022, Kaspersky
17-08-2022 | 11:06:00
According to Kaspersky Security Network data for corporate users, the number of backdoor computer malware detected in Q2 2022 in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria increased significantly compared to the previous quarter.
Chatbots will become a primary customer service channel within five years, Gartner
04-08-2022 | 11:04:56
A Gartner customer service and support (CSS) survey of 50 respondents conducted online in January and February 2022 revealed 54% of respondents are using some form of chatbot, VCA or other conversational AI platform for customer-facing applications.
Forward looking regulatory policies to unlock the potential of digital economy in Africa, Vodacom policy paper
04-08-2022 | 11:03:06
The paper highlights that one of the keys to unlocking Africa’s digital economic growth, and resulting digital financial inclusion, is to create an enabling regulatory environment that supports the secure flow of data between jurisdictions.
Africa market intelligence provider Trendtype partners with Content Catalyst to launch research portal
29-07-2022 | 14:00:00
Trendtype has partnered with specialist technology provider Content Catalyst to launch an interactive research portal using industry-leading content delivery service, Publish Interactive.
Kasi Insight and Creative VMLY&R ink deal to deliver data-driven marketing for brands in Africa
27-07-2022 | 10:25:54
To help businesses and brands accelerate their growth and win across the continent, Kasi Insight, Africa’s decision’s intelligence company and Creative VMLY&R Kenya, a marketing agency, have announced a new partnership to help brands win over consumers with smart and data driven marketing.
Global AI in healthcare market to reach $25 billion by 2027, research
26-07-2022 | 08:15:52
Exceptional integration of technology and internet-based services in the healthcare sector will drive the Global AI in Healthcare Market in the next five years.
Côte d'Ivoire as a country for investment
19-07-2022 | 17:55:44
Côte d'Ivoire has raised its reputation as a leading party for investment when considering francophone Africa but also considering the continent as a whole.
In Africa, 63% jump in diseases spread from animals to people seen in last decade, WHO
18-07-2022 | 15:12:00
Africa is facing a growing risk of outbreaks caused by zoonotic pathogens, such as the monkeypox virus which originated in animals and then switched species and infected humans.
Travel and tourism jobs in Nigeria to double over the next decade, WTTC
04-07-2022 | 11:25:00
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the Travel & Tourism sector in Nigeria is expected to create 2.6 million new jobs over the next decade, doubling the number of those employed within the sector by 2032.
Kenya’s smartphone market sees shipments increase despite global shortages, report
21-06-2022 | 14:07:03
However, the company’s newly released Quarterly Global Mobile Phone Tracker shows that Kenya’s overall mobile phone market was down 9.0% YoY, with feature phone shipments declining 31.6% YoY.
Online education to bring in $149 billion in revenue in 2022, report
16-06-2022 | 15:45:14
The online education sector mainly consists of online university education, online learning platforms, and professional certificates.
Global wealth stands at over $530 trillion, research
15-06-2022 | 17:20:38
The world’s total wealth will continue to increase for the next several years. Research findings point to the world’s total wealth growing by almost $80 trillion in the next five years.
[Interview] Michelle Matthews, Director, Viridian, South Africa
14-06-2022 | 17:02:46
Following the rising levels of unemployment among young South Africans, the UK-South Africa Tech Hub Launch League initiative undertook a research project.
African tech startup funding will double by 2025, research
14-06-2022 | 15:11:00
African business leaders are forecasting a surge in spending on tech start-ups as foreign direct investment and improved internet connectivity helps establish the continent as a tech superpower, new research for blockchain-based mobile network operator World Mobile shows.
PC shipments into MEA grow as tablet demand decline, IDC analysis
13-06-2022 | 11:30:09
The global technology research and consulting firm's latest Worldwide Quarterly PCD Tracker shows that an estimated 5.6 million units will be shipped across the region in Q2 2022.
Global travel insurance market to reach $119 billion by 2030, report
10-06-2022 | 13:00:00
The growth of the global travel insurance market is driven by factors such as rising tourism demands post the pandemic are boosting the growth of the travel insurance market.
African e-commerce market to generate $46.1 billion in annual revenue by 2025, report
10-06-2022 | 11:28:20
As smartphones and the internet become more prevalent in African countries, the population has started to shift towards online shopping
Kenya’s growth expected to slow in 2022 due to ongoing drought and Ukraine crisis, World Bank report
08-06-2022 | 15:19:00
Kenya’s real gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to grow by 5.5 percent in 2022 and 5.2 percent on average in 2023–24. This growth rate, while still strong, will be a moderation following a remarkable recovery in 2021 from the effects of the pandemic.
Hubs, incubators and gig work point unemployed South African youth to jobs, report 
30-05-2022 | 12:00:00
In 2022, predictions for the South African youth unemployment rate are projected to be as high as 64%. The World Economic Forum (WEF) estimates that by 2025, 85 million jobs worldwide may be displaced by technological disruption. However, as many as 97 million new jobs may emerge.
Banking has the most valuable brands in Africa, followed by telecom and retail, report
25-05-2022 | 13:59:10
The growth of African banks in the ranking is facilitated by focusing on digital payments and online banking.
4G key to unlocking value in Sub-Saharan Africa, report
23-05-2022 | 13:22:08
Sub-Saharan Africa represents one of the last major growth regions globally for mobile services, forecast to contribute 29% of global subscription growth this decade, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics. 
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Harnessing the potential of African intermediary cities
20-05-2022 | 11:49:00
Africa’s urbanization rate has reached a record high with the continent being the most urbanized globally.
African intermediary cities absorb most of the urban population growth, AfDB report
18-05-2022 | 12:15:00
Intermediary cities are home to about 15% of Africa's population. But their growth is accelerating.
GSMA warns internet value chain growth to stall unless market imbalances addressed
18-05-2022 | 11:04:00
Policymakers, the report urges, must consider the interdependence of online services and other growth sectors on the underlying infrastructure investment.
Four ways to level up your digital marketing strategies
13-05-2022 | 10:08:00
With more and more businesses moving into the e-commerce space, it's increasingly becoming essential to curve a way for your online business to stand out and thrive among competitors.
Consortium of global multilateral development banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:07:34
The Pulse check report issued by a consortium of multilateral development banks and trade research institutions, recounts the views of sub-Saharan banks on multi-lateral development banks’ responses to uphold a well-functioning trade finance market.
Gig economy powers East Africa, tackles unemployment, Mastercard report
09-05-2022 | 10:07:21
Mastercard has released a white paper revealing how gig work across East Africa is helping to drive economic growth by facilitating economic opportunities, improving livelihoods, and acting as a buffer against unemployment.
[South Africa] Absa August PMI points to improved conditions in the manufacturing sector
09-05-2022 | 10:06:45
The Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) posted a robust increase to 57.3 index points in August, up from 51.2 in July.
Ransomware attacks on business organizations are up 78 per cent in the last one year, study
06-05-2022 | 16:02:31
From the analysis, the increase in the ransomware-as-a-service model increases the reach of ransomware.
Global mobile money accounts stand at 1.35 billion, Africa leads in adoption, survey
06-05-2022 | 15:55:08
Mobile money has evolved from a narrow product service in a few markets to a global financial service. According to MoneyTransfers.com, registered mobile money accounts stood at 1.35B by the end of 2021.
Satellite Monitor annual research shows SES increase reach to 366 million TV homes worldwide
06-04-2022 | 08:34:00
SES announced the results of its annual Satellite Monitor market research, the industry’s premier accounting of satellite’s TV reach, which underscores SES’s position as the leader in enabling content delivery via satellite directly and indirectly.
Increased investment in agribusiness, energy and housing could grow Uganda’s economy, IFC - World Bank report
24-02-2022 | 09:37:00
A report published by the IFC and the World Bank found that Uganda could grow its economy, create jobs, and strengthen its trade position in East Africa by increasing private sector investment in its agribusiness, energy, and housing sectors.
Gas output from Sub-Saharan Africa set to double by 2030, driven by deepwater developments, Rystad Energy
24-02-2022 | 09:27:00
Untapped natural gas supplies in Sub-Saharan Africa are set to be unleashed this decade, with output more than doubling from 1.3 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) in 2021 to 2.7 million boepd in 2030 due to vast undeveloped deepwater resources.
Nigeria registers highest mobile web traffic at 83%, StockApps.com reveals
08-02-2022 | 12:02:00
As smartphones have become the norm worldwide, they have also replaced desktops as the preferred mode of accessing the internet. According to the numbers presented by StockApps.com, 54.86% of global web traffic came through mobiles.
Global food prices rise in January, FAO Index
07-02-2022 | 14:49:00
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reports that the gauge for world food prices went up in January, largely catalysed by supply-side constraints for vegetable oils.
Study estimates prevalence of undiagnosed HIV in children in sub-Saharan Africa
03-02-2022 | 11:57:11
Over the past two decades, important progress has been made in implementing services to prevent mother-to-child (vertical) transmission of HIV and to access and uptake of HIV testing for infants and children in countries with a high HIV burden.
The best ways to build your business brand and increase sales
02-02-2022 | 18:43:00
What is business branding, how does it increase sales, why should you create a brand for your small business? These are some of the questions this article aims to answer.
Standard Bank named Africa’s most valuable banking brand
02-02-2022 | 12:33:00
Standard Bank's impressive increase saw it inch ahead of its South African compatriot, First National Bank (brand value up 18% to US$1.581 billion), to claim the title with a margin of just US$2 million.
Cyber perils outrank Covid-19 and broken supply chains as top Africa and Middle East business risk, Allianz Risk Barometer 2022
18-01-2022 | 15:13:27
Cyber perils are the biggest concern for companies in Africa and Middle East, South Africa, Nigeria and around the world in 2022, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer.
Moroccan economic growth could accelerate with full implementation of broad-based reforms, World Bank
12-01-2022 | 14:55:00
In order to achieve broad-based growth and job creation, the sustained implementation of a multifaceted and ambitious reform agenda will be essential, according to the World Bank’s Morocco Economic Monitor, January 2022.
Global oil and gas investments to hit $628 billion in 2022 led by upstream gas and LNG, Rystad Energy
12-01-2022 | 09:08:00
Global oil and gas investments will expand by $26 billion this year as the industry continues its protracted recovery from the worst of the pandemic and the hurdles imposed by the Omicron variant.
Oxford Business Group launches first global ESG CEO survey
23-12-2021 | 09:36:36
In its research, OBG surveyed executives based across the economic sectors, with financial services and energy highest in terms of representation.
Africa poised to become fastest-growing and most sophisticated market in the world, Kearney Global Retail Development Index
09-12-2021 | 16:19:40
Global management consultancy firm Kearney has released its 2021 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), finding significant potential for investors and international retailers amongst emerging retail markets.
Global proximity payment market to reach $26.4 billion by 2027, report
07-12-2021 | 08:13:57
The Global Proximity Payment Market size is expected to reach $26.4 billion by 2027, rising at a market growth of 11.6% Compound annual growth rate, CAGR, during the forecast period according to a report by Research and Markets.
Global bamboo market to reach $82.90 billion by 2028, report
30-11-2021 | 16:30:48
The global bamboo market size is expected to reach $82.90 billion by 2028. It is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate, CAGR, of 5.7% from 2021 to 2028 according to a new report by Research and Markets.
Worldwide artificial intelligence software market to reach $62 billion in 2022, Gartner report
29-11-2021 | 11:32:50
Worldwide artificial intelligence (AI) software revenue is forecast to total $62.5 billion in 2022, an increase of 21.3% from 2021, according to a new forecast from Gartner, Inc.
Cairo among the most popular air travel destinations in MENA region, Wingie research
22-11-2021 | 12:24:00
Wingie, a Germany-based flight-booking website, has released new data on changing trends pertaining to air travel in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
[Column] Roger Long: Divergent trends in property values across Africa
25-10-2021 | 16:02:00
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic not only affected people and communities, but also impacted commercial property values across the world. This report looks at the effect of the pandemic on property values in Africa.
Sub-Saharan Africa exits recession in 2021, recovery still vulnerable, Africa Pulse
08-10-2021 | 10:26:00
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to emerge from the 2020 recession sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic with growth expected to expand by 3.3 percent in 2021. This is one percent higher than the April 2021 forecast according to the latest edition of Africa Pulse.
Global agriculture drones and robots market to reach $30.08 billion by 2026, report
01-10-2021 | 11:22:19
The primary drivers for the market growth include increasing automation in the agriculture industry and the shortage of manual labor in the sector.
Over half of the world’s population is using mobile internet, GSMA report
29-09-2021 | 09:54:25
The GSMA has launched its global State of Mobile Internet Connectivity Report 2021 showing that, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, more than half of the world’s population is now using the mobile internet.
Top African brands lose $5.5 billion in brand value, report
29-09-2021 | 09:31:12
The total value of Africa’s top 150 most valuable brands has declined by US$5.5 billion (12%) from $45.5 billion in 2020 to $40.0 billion in 2021, according to the latest Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 report.
Dubai becomes gateway for African multi-billion-dollar stationery imports, report
13-09-2021 | 14:52:00
Dubai has emerged as a key export gateway for stationery goods which are in spiralling demand throughout Africa, according to a new report by market information advisory 6Wresearch.
Global cloud computing services industry to reach $937.5 billion by 2027, report
09-09-2021 | 09:04:00
Infrastructure as a Service, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 18.4% CAGR and reach US$449.3 Billion by the end of the analysis period. 
South African women entrepreneurs bridge the digital divide, Mastercard report
25-08-2021 | 08:01:00
Despite having to contend with gender disparities, women entrepreneurs in South Africa are bridging the digital divide and have adopted and integrated digital solutions into their businesses on a scale comparable to their male counterparts.
Nigeria data center market among the fastest growing in Africa, report
24-08-2021 | 15:03:29
Nigeria data center market will grow at a Compound annual growth rate, CAGR, of 17% during 2021-2026 according to a report by Research and Markets.
Global drone insurance market to reach $1.41 billion in 2025, report
18-08-2021 | 09:06:00
The global drone insurance market is expected to grow from $1.06 billion in 2020 to $1.13 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate, CAGR, of 6.1% according to a new report by Research and Markets.
29% of corporate users in Kenya experienced financial malware attacks in the first half of 2021, report
04-08-2021 | 11:30:13
Although Kaspersky’s research shows that the overall number of financial malware attacks in Kenya has decreased in the first half of 2021, when compared to the same period in 2020, 29.3% of the 7 962 attacks recorded in the country targeted corporate users.
Price competition inhibits growth potential of Kenya’s insurance market, AM Best report
23-07-2021 | 08:59:54
Challenging economic factors in 2020 made it a difficult year for Kenyan insurers and reinsurers.
Nigeria leads mobile app market growth for Africa, according to AppsFlyer & Google Report
14-07-2021 | 09:41:00
Leading global marketing measurement, AppsFlyer, has launched a report with Google that reveals a booming African mobile app market, propelled by a growing fintech space.
Consumer appetite for digital payments takes off in Nigeria, Mastercard payments index
09-07-2021 | 09:31:54
The Mastercard New Payments Index shows 96% of Nigerian consumers will consider using at least one emerging payment method, such as cryptocurrency, biometrics, contactless, or QR code, in the next year.
Financials, ICT remain the most attractive sectors for VC investment in Africa, report
07-07-2021 | 08:30:00
Mapping Africa’s startup landscape between 2014 and 2020, the report provides data and analysis on venture capital (VC) deal activity in Africa in 2020 along with information about the types of investors that have participated in those deals. The report also includes case studies covering prominent investments across Central, East and North Africa.
Internet Exchange Points are critical in lowering connectivity costs in Africa, Internet Society report
07-07-2021 | 08:18:16
A new report published by the Internet Society outlines the state of Internet interconnection in Africa and the critical role Internet Exchange Points (IXP) play in improving access and lowering costs.