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.Staff Writer
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Banks take on telcos for mobile banking domination
Traditional banks are reinventing their business models and launching new digital-banking-as-a-platform initiatives.
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.
OPINION: Digital economy, growth opportunity for African entrepreneurs
Next-generation concepts, digital transformation opening new doors for entrepreneurs.
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.