TradeDepot’s US$110m ‘Buy-Now-Pay-Later’ push to African retailers
New funding will support the expansion of the merchant platform into new cities.
Dec 7, 2021
Liquid Intelligent Technologies
Nov 8, 2021
IFC confirms investment in Liquid to boost tech infrastructure across Africa
IFC’s latest investment in Liquid follows its investment in the company in February 2021 through Liquid’s bond placement on Euronext Dublin, Ireland’s main stock exchange.
Ndagi Job Goshi
Oct 6, 2021
Innovation on Africa’s terms
Africa will be well-placed to take its place among the world’s technological and innovation leaders says Ndagi Job Goshi, General Manager, Liferay Africa.
Ndagi Job Goshi
Sep 7, 2021
Improved connectivity in Africa depends on public-private partnership success
PPPs would work well for the project and benefits would be felt throughout the economies of the newly connected nations say industry experts.
Aug 19, 2021
Seychelles’ Intelvision secures US$20m to bolster broadband
Telecommunications services provider gets backing from International Finance Corporation.
Aug 17, 2021
Considering the SME lending gap in West Africa
Biggest challenges accounting for the SME lending gap are: credit risk, external environmental risk, and technology adoption says Arnold Kavaarpuo, Country Manager, JUMO in Ghana.
Jul 26, 2021
IFC pumps R372m into Africa’s digital infrastructure
Connectivity supports economic growth and job creation, says the development institution, which wants to connect more African homes and businesses.
May 25, 2021
Safaricom readies to help push consortium agenda in Ethiopia
Company looks to help digitally transform region, confident of a return on investment.
MTN South Africa
May 19, 2021
MTN SA strikes US$2m deal with IFC to build MoMo agent network
Partners are looking to recruit 10 000 agents this year.
Mar 24, 2021
Digital tech boosts supply chain in the midst of COVID-19
CEO of Webb Fontaine details the impact.
Mar 9, 2021
US$200bn opportunity within Africa’s eLogistics market
Long-term growth will rapidly accelerate as e-Logistics companies scale and pivot to support e-commerce growth, according to IFC research.
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.
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