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...
One thing is certain this COVID season – people are planning their spending properly and would not mind saving some extra cash . Well, there is an app that puts cash back into consumers’ pockets just for shopping for essentials and other products. Moot,...
Since COVID-19 outbreak started in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, we have seen the world focus on little else. Coronavirus is putting a strain on governments globally, with deaths arising from the virus infections rising every day as the pandemic spreads to every corner...
Jasper Ochieng’ is the founder and Ceo of Kibo Capital Group. Kibo Capital Group is a finance and technology company that is committed to supporting creation of capital, financing and creation of real time solutions to everyday problems facing the African entrepreneurs and businesses around payments....
Pezesha, a holistic digital financial technology company, is enabling micro, small and medium businesses in East Africa to access affordable working capital, financial literacy tips, credit scores and debt counseling. The fintech analyses a customer’s credit history from over 200 lenders and gathers thousands of data...