Africa's internet economy to contribute US$180bn by 2025
Research identifies internet connectivity and Africa’s growing start-up ecosystem as key drivers.
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.
Zambia records 126% growth of mobile money payments
Central Bank governor outlines situation at launch of the Zambia digital economic diagnostic report.
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.