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...
By Barry Cook, Privacy and Group Data Protection Officer at VFS Global We share a lot more information in the digital world than we used to. Businesses, organisations, close family, friends and acquaintances- all have access to some of our important personal data....
The tech ecosystem is one of the most critical drivers in fixing Africa’s pressing business and social issues. Several tech Start-ups have moved beyond identifying the gaps by providing solutions in various sectors. This is what informed the formation of AR exhibition, christened ‘Nyota’, which means...
By Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director: Central Africa at SAP Africa Our continent is hurtling towards an uncertain future that is being shaped by the forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It’s too early to tell how exactly the confluence of rapid change and exponential technological advances will play out. But...
The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) inviting growth-stage, educational technology (EdTech) innovators to apply for an opportunity to grow their ventures while contributing to improving the quality of education in Africa. The deadline for submissions is November...
Getting Africa’s large and growing youth population ready for active roles in the global digital economy is no small task. But as one innovative social enterprise in Ghana has shown, when public and private sector partners collaborate to solve key societal problems, there is virtually no limit to what...
In the past few years, Kenya has witnessed a tremendous paradigm shift towards digital payment, thanks to the emergence of FinTechs. However, a big gap loomed on the way to a completely cashless reality, lack of interoperability. This informed the formation of PayConnect in 2016. “Digital channels are not new...