World Bank
2:10
16 Nov

Africa's internet economy to contribute US$180bn by 2025

Research identifies internet connectivity and Africa’s growing start-up ecosystem as key drivers.
2:00
Aug 28, 2020

Facebook creates multimillion-rand grant for SA small business

The social media giant says the grant will assist local companies with cashflow in an effort to stimulate the COVID-hit economy.
1:40

Zambia records 126% growth of mobile money payments

Central Bank governor outlines situation at launch of the Zambia digital economic diagnostic report.
2:40
Jun 19, 2020

Remittance market expected to bounce back from COVID-19

Adoption of digital financial services expected increase and ecosystem will grow despite barriers, including cost.
2:10
Jun 3, 2020

Ghana targets 85% financial inclusion by 2023

Several initiatives launched to bolster financial inclusion and the move to a cashless society.
2:20
Jun 1, 2020

The Gambia receives U$30m to boost telecoms, energy

World Bank policy grant will be used to strengthen governance of SOEs.
1:50
May 29, 2020

Africa Data Centre Association offers free hosting

Organisation announces development to help businesses deal with COVID-19.
3:00
May 29, 2020

Collaboration broadens connectivity in Burkina Faso

Telecommunications firm MainOne partners World Bank to provide bulk connectivity services.
3:00
Apr 24, 2020

COVID-19 hits Africa remittances, World Bank urges digital platform use

The World Bank projects a 20% decline in global remittances, urging service providers and authorities to introduce measures to ease use of mobile money platforms.
1:50

Ghana's public electricity company to deploy fibre

Company's infrastructure could be leveraged to provide data and internet services.
2:10
Jul 22, 2019

Africa poised for mobile money growth

Research by IMF, World Bank and GSMA suggests growth from mobile-enabled platforms and disruption to traditional value chains.