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    #WorldEntrepreneursDay: Pezesha, Kenya's digital financial enabler platform and marketplace

    Every year, 21 August marks World Entrepreneurs' Day. The purpose of this day is to create awareness of entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the world...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

    Safeguarding our communities through the Covid-19 pandemic

    Financial leaders are at a tipping point. The choices they are making today will become the bedrock of the industry for years to come...

    By Olga Arara-Kimani 6 Jul 2020

    #BlockchainAfrica: So you think you need a blockchain?

    It's 2020, and we're still in hype overdrive about blockchain...

    By Cayle Sharrock 5 Mar 2020

    #BestofBiz 2019: Finance & Insurance

    We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

    17 Dec 2019

    #GlobalGenderSummit: 'Financial sector has a responsibility to women of Africa' - AfDB president

    At the recent inaugural session of the Global Gender Summit, hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the organisation's president, Akinwumi Adesina, called for greater access to finance for African women...

    29 Nov 2019

    #AfricaCom: Smartphone costs the biggest barrier to a digitally inclusive Africa

    The next technological evolution is advancing at an exponential rate and by leaving out some on this journey, we allow the current societal divides and inequalities to deepen...

    By Sindy Peters 15 Nov 2019

    Standard Bank targets informal retail economy with $4m Nomanini investment

    Standard Bank has gained a stake in Nomanini following an investment of $4m. The bank will be able to use Nomanini's fintech platform to uncover data on the informal retail economy...

    28 Aug 2019

    Facebook's Libra has staggering potential - state control of money could end

    The UN recognises 180 currencies worldwide as legal tender, all of them issued by nation states. It does not recognise cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in this way, even if communities of enthusiasts have been treating them as a means of exchange for over a decade now...

    By Gavin Brown 27 Jun 2019

    How Nomanini built its remote POS voucher platform

    The World Bank estimates that 66% of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have bank accounts...

    13 Jun 2019

    Africa's big 5 keys to financial transformation, inclusion

    With mobile money continuing to dominate the continent's commerce growth, opening doors to business to everyone from a rural farmer to an entrepreneur, and cross-border seeing inter-country transactions on the rise, the continent is making a play to be the world's biggest e-commerce opportunity...

    9 May 2019

    Failure to integrate gender equality is costing African economies billions of dollars

    If Africa is to achieve the sustainable development goals, it needs to prioritise women's access to finance...

    18 Apr 2019

    US-Africa pension funds explore investment opportunties

    The latest figures released by the African Development Bank suggest the continent's infrastructure needs amount to between $130-170bn a year, with a current financing gap of $67-$107bn per annum...

    11 Apr 2019

    Digital media platform for African finance needs repurposed

    Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) announces revamped website...

    11 Apr 2019

    Policy and the potential of mobile money for financial inclusion

    Mobile money has changed the face of financial services forever. It has driven significantly greater financial inclusion in emerging markets around the world, positively impacting whole communities and economies...

    By Akinwale Goodluck 29 Mar 2019

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