Nigeria’s OPay shuts down e-commerce services to focus on Fintech
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown in the West African country.
New Telepresence Robot to Reduce CO2 Emissions by Thousands of Tons
Blue Ocean Robotics' subsidiary GoBe Robots announces a new generation of its climate-friendly telepresence robots with significant demand driven by COVID-19 pandemic.
Naspers readies to weather COVID-19 storm with $22.1bn revenue
The company believes it is well-positioned to navigate the coronavirus uncertainty ahead after its revenue grew 23% for the year ended 31 March.
Record ecommerce performance offers some hope for local economy
The adoption of ecommerce should be seen as a very positive sign after the depressing financial metrics of late says Peter Harvey, MD of DPO South Africa.
Digitalising customer engagement vital for retail insurance growth
The road ahead for life insurers might be difficult to predict, research suggests that there may be a number of long-term positive benefits for the sector.
COVID-19 comms platform launched to support Africa
MTN, UN ECA, Africa Centre for Disease Control collaborate to establish ACCIP, Set to reach more than 600 million users across the continent.
Africa’s ‘Amazon’ for COVID-19 medical supplies launches
The Africa Medical Supplies Platform unlocks access to critical COVID-19 medical equipment for all member states of the African Union.
Remittance market expected to bounce back from COVID-19
Adoption of digital financial services expected increase and ecosystem will grow despite barriers, including cost.