What will it take for Africa to drive US$5-trillion digital economy?

Africa's digital
opportunity

Continent's progress
under the spotlight.


Tuesday, Nov 19th

Africa's tech leaders state the case for Bitcoin adoption.

Africa's tech leaders state the case for Blockchain adoption

A decentralised currency is the only clear use case at present suggests Bankymoon CEO.

US$7.9m Kiva, MasterCard project to expand financial access for farmers.

US$7.9m Kiva, MasterCard project to expand financial access for farmers

Initiative aims to push the boundaries of microcredit for the benefit of agricultural sector.

Top banks' presence gives Mauritius blockchain edge.

Top banks' presence gives Mauritius blockchain edge

Bitland Global Head Christopher Bates outlines the opportunity before the East African country.

Small business will push bitcoin adoption in Africa.

Small business will push bitcoin adoption in Africa

Early adopters seeking to trade beyond borders will drive cryptocurrency on the continent, asserts local exchange exec.

The downside to blockchain and bitcoin uptake in Africa.

The downside to blockchain and bitcoin uptake in Africa

Continent holding back on more widespread adoption.

Ghana's United Africa Fruit wins international acclaim.

Ghana's United Africa Fruit wins international acclaim

Ghanaian company wins UK government's international 'Business is GREAT' competition to Liverpool.

Is Facebook losing its grip on Africa?

Is Facebook losing its grip on Africa?

Decentralised social media platforms may threaten social network's market on the continent.

African Blockchain startups to compete for fintech awards.

African Blockchain startups to compete for fintech awards

This level of participation could signal the beginning of Blockchain technology going mainstream in Africa.

Will JumiaPay emerge as a game-changer?

Will JumiaPay emerge as a game-changer?

 

Market believes solution's arrival effectively draws battle lines between Jumia and Konga for online payment dominance.

Direct Pay, PayGate merge.

Direct Pay, PayGate merge

New pan-African payment processor created.

Head of Facebook Africa honoured at 2016 Loerie Awards.

Head of Facebook Africa honoured at 2016 Loerie Awards

Nunu Ntshingila is the first woman to be inducted into the annual award show's Hall of Fame.