The Vision Impact Institute recently convened experts in children's vision and health to discuss the implications of digital learning on children's vision, a year after many schools globally switched to virtual learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel included Donna Mazyck, Executive Director - National Association...
By Thomas Murayi, Peter Karah, and Edward Obiko from MicroSave Consulting-MSC At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, residents of Kibera, the largest slum of Sub-Saharan Africa, gathered at a district office to collect food donated by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. These donations were made...
According to the law of Equatorial Guinea, a self-employed worker is any natural person who performs economic activities on his account Challenge to Solution.In the African environment with economies facing growth challenges, the self-employed assumes an indispensable role in the functioning of the market economy,...
Next generation tools that provide essential financial services are becoming a powerful force for change by driving financial inclusion in developing economies By: Andy Jury, CEO of Mukuru With the World Economic Forum warning (https://bit.ly/2NntZ7V) of a deepening digital divide that will ultimately exacerbate global inequality,...
With people relying more on digital support, traditional customer service as we know it is likely to be dead in five years Over the last decade, customer service has relied on channels such as email, phone, and face-to-face contact, but the industry is rapidly...
By Isabel Papadakis, Head: Africa Industry Value Advisory at SAP Organisations have experienced immense disruption over the past year. Many have had to reinvent their operating models, their product or service offerings and, in some cases, even their entire business model. In the face...
Sports betting remains a very divisive subject in Kenya.  Despite experiencing significant roadblocks along the way, the Kenyan betting sector has generally flourished over the last decade, emerging as one of the top three gambling industries in Africa. Not everyone in Kenya is...
The grants, for $1 million and $300,000 respectively, will be disbursed through the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility The African Development Bank has approved two grants for research that will increase African women's access to a range of digital financial services including loans and...
Online trading has seen a surge in usage in 2020 as more people choose the practise as a means to boost their passive income. Dany Mawas, Regional Director at INFINOX unpacks eight tips that traders should consider to achieve success. The economic uncertainty...
The Africa Investment Forum was working to promote content deals as well as digital infrastructure projects to advance creative industries, including support to smaller players Digital platforms in Africa should scale up to take advantage of the continent's surging demand for creative content, said...