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2:20
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.
2:00
Aug 19, 2021

Seychelles’ Intelvision secures US$20m to bolster broadband

Telecommunications services provider gets backing from International Finance Corporation.
3:50
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.
1:50
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.
1:40
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.
2:20
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.
2:40
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.
2:10
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.
2:00
Feb 19, 2019

Mauritius' blockchain deal a win-win say experts

'We must harvest the opportunities and mitigate the risks associated with emerging technologies' says FSC representative.