Tanzania joins East Africa’s One Network Area

East African Community initiative established to eliminate high roaming costs.
Dec 14, 2020

Skills development critical to Africa’s ecommercial future

Key takeaway from the recently concluded 2020 AU e-commerce conference.
Nov 20, 2020

Support for tech talent a prerequisite for Africa to leverage internet economy

Google and the IFC have predicted the internet economy would contribute up to US$180bn to Africa’s economy by 2025 and US$712bn by 2050.
Nov 16, 2020

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

Research identifies internet connectivity and Africa’s growing start-up ecosystem as key drivers.
Oct 14, 2020

Innovation to help travellers in Africa comply with COVID-19 protocols

Econet, PanaBIOS unveil new applications to digitise pandemic certificates.
Oct 1, 2020

A biometric boost for Africa’s economy post-lockdown

To better manage identity verification, while respecting nation’s sovereignty and boosting trade, requires the use of biometrics technology and more continental-wide identity bureaus says Craig Hills, Business Development Director at WhoYou.
Jul 24, 2020

How global disruption can have local implications

Small businesses are often the most vulnerable to unanticipated events and threats due to their size and lack of resources says Soromfe Uzomah, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Microsoft 4Afrika.
Mar 13, 2020

Agri-tech platform opens global marketplace to African farmers

Kenya-based Selina Wamucii encourages groups, co-ops to sell globally.
Aug 23, 2019

Leveraging AfCFTA to drive digital trade in Africa

Countries must seek to develop and harmonise the regulatory framework required to integrate their digital economies says Selma Matsinhe, Candidate Attorney at Baker McKenzie, overseen by Darryl Bernstein, Partner in Johannesburg.
Mar 1, 2019

Kumba Africa travel platform takes off

Go-live date represents the culmination of an eight-month beta testing phase says co-founder.
Aug 7, 2018

E-commerce – Africa's ticket to a potential US$75 billion by 2025

AU conference in Kenya in July highlighted the opportunity for the continent.