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

Orange launches Africa money service in France.

Orange launches Africa money service in France

Users in France can now link up and transfer money to Orange Money users in Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal.

SA's MaxiCash details Africa expansion plan.

SA's MaxiCash details Africa expansion plan

Platform to be rolled out in 17 other countries over the next two months.

Fortumo engages three new African markets.

Fortumo engages three new African markets

Mobile payment firm expands direct carrier billing to Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Senegal.

Fintech firm Zoona plans aggressive Africa expansion.

Fintech firm Zoona plans aggressive Africa expansion

Company confirms new appointments to its executive as it readies to bolster presence on the continent.

Vodafone's M-Pesa customer base hits 25m mark.

Vodafone's M-Pesa customer base hits 25m mark

Market launches in Albania, Ghana and strengthened agent network identified as key drivers.

Tech-savvy startups poised to challenge retail heavyweights.

Tech-savvy startups poised to challenge retail heavyweights

Africa's online retail space an attractive proposition for agile, tech-focused operators.

Africa urges support for improved regulation of e-commerce.

Africa urges support for improved regulation of e-commerce

Call made by continent for unified approach to legislation to better protect data and capitalise on e-commerce opportunities.

Sub-Saharan Africa most fertile for Bitcoin adoption.

Sub-Saharan Africa most fertile for Bitcoin adoption

Nigeria, Zimbabwe ranked among top ten countries.

'Digital transformation – the tide is rising'.

'Digital transformation – the tide is rising'

In SA it is time to push the boat out - and do so hard - as far as digital transformation journeys are concerned, claim IDC execs.

Australian's Bitcoin claim divides market.

Australian's Bitcoin claim divides market

Craig Wright's public announcement that he is Satoshi Nakamoto adds mystery to ongoing saga.

Trust essential to expansion of digital services in Africa.

Trust essential to expansion of digital services in Africa

Gaining the trust of consumers around the continent is the gateway to broader digital services say industry experts.