Africa's entrepreneurs are resilient, quickly digitizing and maturing as digital technology trends further mainstreamed in 2020 Africa's startups have never been more investible than now. There is a growing number of professional 'super angels' involved in record-breaking deals, and private equity...
At the AfricaTech Festival international trade fair, Orange and its subsidiaries announced the commissioning and commercial launch of Djoliba, the first pan-African backbone. This infrastructure is based on a terrestrial fibre optic network, coupled with undersea cables, offering secure connectivity abroad from West ...
Infrared Limited has spent the last seven months understanding the “Best Global Practices”, particularly in systems that would facilitate Kenyan companies in the application of disinfection and temperature monitoring systems. Companies have taken on the responsibility and are working hard to ensure that they have put the protocols and...
A health technology firm is tackling a huge challenge in Kenya’s health sector; paper-based medical records  At a time when technology is disrupting every facet of our lives, health care records in Kenya and in most of Africa are still paper-based. It’s not hard to see why...
African payment solutions are critical to minimising fraud while improving the free flow of funds to boost business and economic activity By, Murray Gardiner, MD of Bluecode Africa The statistics that hover uncertainty around Africa are not ones...
In South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria, APT groups are exploiting the current uncertainty around COVID-19 to steal sensitive information Despite research showing an overall decrease in certain malware families and types in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in H1 2020 (36% decrease in South Africa, 26%...
Pepperstone, one of the world's largest brokers,+ enters the Kenyan forex trading market. Pepperstone is built on an uncompromising level of service for all its clients, underpinned by some of the best prices and execution speeds in the industry. Explore Pepperstone's products and...
The end of the pandemic and the rebalancing of the market will not necessarily translate into investments in Africa unless bold reforms are made Across the world, the Covid-19 pandemic, along with its subsequent travel restrictions and historic crash in oil prices, is deferring...
As part of the collaboration, 4G Capital and Citi will work to address the inventory finance needs of last-mile distributors of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs) 4G CAPITAL GROUP Limited ("4G CAPITAL"), a market leader in technology-driven financial inclusion, Citi, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation...
The lack of an entrepreneurial spirit is one of the biggest problems we face in this country. We are more interested in tenderprenuership, where we make money as quickly as possible and with the least effort, as opposed to entrepreneurship, which is really about designing and launching...