The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have introduced an open-source payments gateway to provide an interoperability between payment services providers and financial institutions. The payment software, called Mojaloop will allow interoperability among digital payments. Speaking to journalist, Kosta Peric, the foundations deputy director of financial services for the poor said that...
George Manneh Weah is a Liberian politician, a presidential candidate in the 2017 Liberian elections and a retired professional footballer who played as a striker. He is regarded one of the finest footballers of his generation and an all-time great. Liberia is a country on the West African coast bordering...
Lori Systems-a Nairobi-based firm has won USD 25,000 (Kshs 2.6 million) in a tech start-up challenge. The logistics start-up, which provides payments and tracking system for companies, was crowned a winner in the competition hosted in Nairobi by Facebook and TechCrunch-American news site. The firm also earned a trip to a...
To thrive on the African continent, telcos need to find innovative new partnerships with OTT partners, video providers, and others to drive monetised traffic on their networks.   By Mariam Abdullahi Despite on-going economic challenges and some tricky regulatory issues, Africa is fast approaching the 1bn mobile subscriptions landmark. The continued rollout...
With a clear understanding of the overall SMEs credit market and the financing gap that needs to be addressed, Real People banks on its innovative product delivery to fuel the growth of small businesses. By Sylvester Okumu Kenya has in the recent past seen tremendous growth in small and medium businesses...