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African edtech start-ups selected for Mastercard accelerator
Twelve African edtech start-ups will receive support from Mastercard Foundation's centre for innovative teaching and learning to scale up their innovations.
Anzisha Prize applications now open
African Leadership Academy, Mastercard Foundation detail plans for five regional events across the continent.
2020, the year of intra-African remittances says WorldRemit
Migrant workers within Africa send remittances in excess of US$14-billion dollars each year.
Oracle says Africa's digital banks are increasing investment
Company says several institutions are investing in platforms to support digital transformations.
JointPesa, FinServe Africa collaborate to bolster e-commerce safety in Kenya
Companies launch platform through which buyers and sellers can engage and transact safely.
Orange backs Ethiopian software engineering trainers
Orange Digital Ventures Africa leads pre-Series A round financing of EdTech firm Gebeya.
Kenyan data analytics start-up turns heads at Summit
Superfluid Labs wins ENGIE Challenge at event in Kigali.
2020: a year of change in the payment and financial sectors
New trends in the payment space, coupled with a growing realisation that the retail experience today is driven by the consumer, will be among the drivers of change in this market space says Craig Duggan, Commercial Manager at Transaction Junction.
Embracing a self-service world to improve CX
Irrespective of industry sector, 81% of customers want to take matters into their own hands and solve queries before reaching out to a contact centre agent says Wynand Smit, CEO INOVO.
Africa's tech start-ups attract US$2bn investment
Last year, 243 African tech start-ups raised a total of US$2.02-billion in equity through 250 rounds, says Partech Africa.
Zimbabwe's central bank reins in service providers
Digital finance firms asked to provide geolocation of access points, devices and mobile money agents.
Why data siloes are detrimental to excellent customer experiences
Master Data Management has become a critical technology in ensuring organisations can deliver a consistent customer experience says Andrew Hoseck, Chief Operating Officer at In2IT Technologies.