PataTutor, an edtech startup, will launch Kenya’s first ever education-based online marketplace in Nairobi at the end of August 2020. The web app will allow parents and students to find, compare, book, and pay for affordable, verified, and professional private academic tutors. “Teachers and...
Finalists will compete for the top crown on August 21 and be inducted into the Ecobank Fintech Fellowship to pursue commercial partnerships in Ecobank’s 33 markets cross Africa Ecobank Group has announced the finalists from the 2020 Ecobank Fintech Challenge. The challenge,...
Many insurance businesses have been forced to speed up their digital transformation efforts but could a hybrid business model be the industry’s future? By Travys WilkinsWhen government first announced a national lockdown back in March, countless businesses were left scrambling to make working from...
The ubiquity of the internet and advances in mobile technology in recent years has made it almost impossible for people to keep their data private. In a 2018 global internet survey by Ipsos, 52% of internet users said they were more concerned about the erosion of online...
By Genghis Capital Facebook Inc., owner of WhatsApp, the most popular global social communication service, announced a payments service dubbed WhatsApp Pay that will work through its suite of mobile apps including WhatsApp mobile app. The announcement of the payment service reverberated across the...
Sudan Joins United Nations' Better Than Cash Alliance to Drive Financial Inclusion and Transparency As part of its vision to transform its economy, the Republic of Sudan announced today a new commitment to accelerate the transition from cash to digital payments. By joining the...
Cloud computing’s security is an area of concern for researchers and professionals in today’s increasingly remote world. Many surveys in the research field point out that some of these security problems present as data breaches while others deal with access control. Whatever the issue, it concerns decision...
5G networks were awaited for a long time, and when it arrived the change was expected in a quite significant amount! You could have sensed that the world will be a lot quicker, productive, and useful. People are now living on the edge...
By Elizabeth Berthe and Puneet Chopra (partners at MicroSave Consulting-MSC) Mt Elgon agricultural region FarmersDigital agricultural services can be valuable in multiple ways to the cultivating smallholders and a range of other stakeholders in the agriculture sector. However, these services are...
By Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa It is becoming clear that most - if not all - our major social, economic and political decisions over the next few years will be made through the prism of the coronavirus and the ripple effects...