Productivity, tech key to profit among Africa’s battle-scarred banks

McKinsey research shows that African banks can increase their productivity to enhance competitiveness, build resilience, and deliver new value to customers.
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Sep 9, 2022

Africa’s domestic e-payments market could rake in US$40bn by 2025

188 billion in transaction volumes and 152% growth by 2025 says McKinsey research.
Aug 31, 2022

African Fintechs circle potential US$150bn market

According to McKinsey research, this market is likely to grow by 10% per year to US$230bn by 2025.
May 27, 2022

African Tech Voices: Future proofing Africa’s data integration investment

The ability to manipulate data effectively is key to competitiveness in a global marketplace - but the right approach is needed to ensure a good return on investment says Carl Butler, Qlik Data Integration Sales Lead, iOCO, Qlik Elite Partner.
Feb 11, 2021

The contact centre is the ideal 4IR training ground

Zain Patel, Managing Director, Merchants says many soft skills are not taught through educational curricula, and rather need to be honed through the right type of experience.
Jun 9, 2020

COVID-19’s US$2.6-bn impact on e-transactions in Africa

Research shows that the overall value of transactions is expected to be lower compared to that of 2019.
Nov 28, 2019

Data at the heart of Jumia Nigeria's Black Friday strategy

Chief executive officer Juliet Anammah said the campaign will contribute significantly to driving e-commerce adoption.

SA companies 'slowly but surely' on digital transformation journey

Dell Digital Transformation Index ranks SA in ninth place in terms of local business maturity levels.
May 23, 2018

Banks take on telcos for mobile banking domination

Traditional banks are reinventing their business models and launching new digital-banking-as-a-platform initiatives.
Oct 26, 2017

Professional services need to automate

One Channel believes the professional services industry is changing rapidly and to remain competitive, firms need to change their working models and automate all back-end services to eliminate paper-driven processes.
Jun 24, 2015

OPINION: Digital economy, growth opportunity for African entrepreneurs

Next-generation concepts, digital transformation opening new doors for entrepreneurs.
May 21, 2015

OPINION: Banking Africa's unbanked - time for a reality check

Despite progress in the area of financial inclusion across Africa, there is still much work to be done.