Remittance market expected to bounce back from COVID-19
Adoption of digital financial services expected increase and ecosystem will grow despite barriers, including cost.
The Gambia receives U$30m to boost telecoms, energy
World Bank policy grant will be used to strengthen governance of SOEs.
Africa Data Centre Association offers free hosting
Organisation announces development to help businesses deal with COVID-19.
Collaboration broadens connectivity in Burkina Faso
Telecommunications firm MainOne partners World Bank to provide bulk connectivity services.
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.
Ghana's public electricity company to deploy fibre
Company's infrastructure could be leveraged to provide data and internet services.
Scaling up Kenya's online services for one million more farmers
New technologies can transform agricultural sector in the same way that mobile phones have done in telecoms and banking says Parmesh Shah from the World Bank Group.
Malawi bemoans low number of rural mobile money agents
Consumer Association says the situation challenges the country's financial inclusion agenda.
Lesotho plays e-commerce catchup with National Payments Switch plan
Southern African country lacks legislative framework to secure electronic transactions, according to the World Bank.