Africa

Africa’s financial architecture needs overhaul to meet SDG goals

One of the key takeaways from the 54th session of the Conference of Ministers (CoM2022) in Senegal under the theme “Financing Africa’s Recovery: Breaking New Ground”.
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9 hours ago

OPay partners Mastercard to ‘open up e-commerce to millions’ in Africa

Merchants and consumers from Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa have an alternative payment option.
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10 hours ago

Regulatory gaps can heighten risk in cryptocurrency trade says IMF

Financial organisation calls for establishing international collaborative arrangements for supervision of crypto assets.
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Africa’s Fintech space jam-packed but there’s room for more

CTO of Nigeria-based payment platform Nomba offers his perspective.
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It’s time to get to the very fibre of real digital inclusion

There is no space for arrogance in telling a community what it needs. One cannot be tone deaf when attempting to expand the pie says Mohammed Manjra, CEO, Zoom Fibre.
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Yesterday

Africa-focused mobile enterprise software firm Bamba raises US$3.2m to expand

468 Capital leads round for micro-merchants platform for Africa to scale.
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Enjoy the cloud but beware the thunderstorm

Cloud turns into a thunderstorm when organisations give IT teams a budget for the cloud without the foundational elements of a strong governance framework warns James Hickman, Head of Sales, Marketing and Solutioning: Altron Karabina.
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Yesterday

Oracle to open new R&D lab in Morocco

New facility in Casablanca taps into African talent to create cloud solutions for Oracle customers.
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Yesterday

Commvault appoints new exec for West and Central Africa

Rasheed (Ola) Jimoh tasked with driving company’s presence and solutions amid heightened demand for data protection and management.
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Applications open for Google Black Founders Fund Africa

Sixty eligible black-founded start-ups across the continent will receive a share of US$4-million Fund.
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Yesterday

Why a future skills gap analysis is necessary

Once a company identifies the necessary but unfilled talents, it may fill any present and future skill shortages says Zuko Mdwaba, Area Vice President, Salesforce South Africa.
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Tuesday

Local Zones key to AWS’ Africa growth strategy

Amazon Web Services said it is committed to the Africa market and recently launched a Local Zone in Kenya, one of 32 to be launched in 26 countries beginning this year.
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Tuesday

EXCLUSIVE: Opportunity within Ethiopia’s nascent Fintech and mobile payments industries

Nigerian mobile payments and financial services company Paga is competing for greater market share and company’s CEO explains why.