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Cryptocurrency adoption in Africa: The ups and downs
Cryptocurrency adoption in Africa: The ups and downs

Africa is booming in terms of cryptocurrency adoption, according to the 2020...

Eugene YigaBy Eugene Yiga 14 Jun 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the US
#StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the US

Pardon Makumbe, co-founder and managing partner of [[https://cre.vc/ CRE Venture...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 18 May 2021

Energy resources can spark Africa's economic growth
Energy resources can spark Africa's economic growth

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, not all of the economic news in Africa has been...

NJ AyukBy NJ Ayuk 4 Nov 2020

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

Every year, 21 August marks World Entrepreneurs' Day. The purpose of this day is...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

#LockdownLessons: Paxful launches #BuiltWithBitcoin Africa Fund in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: Paxful launches #BuiltWithBitcoin Africa Fund in lockdown

Artur Schaback, one of the co-founders and COO of Paxful, shares how the company...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 19 May 2020

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How fintechs are making Africa a leading global innovation hub

In a continent where over 60% of the adult population is unbanked and the...

Josephine WawiraBy Josephine Wawira 27 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Disrupting legacy African payments - going digital
#BizTrends2020: Disrupting legacy African payments - going digital

A country's payments system is probably not the first thing we think of when we...

Murray GardinerBy Murray Gardiner 17 Jan 2020

Lee Naik, CEO of TransUnion Africa
Driving the fintech and regulation success story

Tell me if you've heard this one before. Somewhere in Africa, some savvy...

Lee NaikBy Lee Naik 8 Nov 2019

Chijioke Dozie, Carbon CEO and co-founder.
#AfricaLeads: Africa is one of the most fertile regions for growth across industries

Paylater rebranded to Carbon to become a digital financial services platform,...

Louise BurgersBy Louise Burgers 19 Jul 2019

#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in Africa

We chat with Grey Jabesi, an entrepreneur, Blockchain enthusiast, cryptocurrency...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2019

#BizTrends2019: Payments, engagement, partnership - African retail trends for 2019
#BizTrends2019: Payments, engagement, partnership - African retail trends for 2019

With two key retail periods - Black Friday and festive season - now behind us,...

Mark SchechBy Mark Schech 22 Jan 2019

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Akon's building a Senegalese 'smart city' with his cryptocurrency 'Akoin'

An announcement you may have missed from Cannes Lions: There's a new...

Andy WalkerBy Andy Walker 28 Jun 2018

Moroccan e-commerce platform Hmizate expands into fintech
Moroccan e-commerce platform Hmizate expands into fintech

Moroccan company Hmizate, which since 2011 has provided an e-commerce platform...

Tom JacksonBy Tom Jackson 16 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: The power of smart technology in Africa
#AfricaMonth: The power of smart technology in Africa

People across Africa face considerable challenges - many of them existential....

Greg MorrisBy Greg Morris 8 May 2018

Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing
Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing

Kenyan agri-tech startup Twiga Foods has partnered IBM Research to extend access...

Tom JacksonBy Tom Jackson 19 Apr 2018

#AEI2018: Closing Africa's energy gaps
#AEI2018: Closing Africa's energy gaps

While access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy for all will usher...

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 22 Feb 2018

Chrisna Basson, head of strategy at Weathermen & Co, Namibia.
#BizTrends2018: A positive perspective on moving towards 4.0

What a year it's been! But enough people have written about that, so I'd rather...

Chrisna BassonBy Chrisna Basson 8 Jan 2018

Damian Michael
#BizTrends2018: Make sure you're at the heart of disruption

I recently travelled to Dubai to attend the 37th Gitex Technology Week - where...

Damian MichaelBy Damian Michael 8 Jan 2018

The convergence of credit card and cash in Africa
The convergence of credit card and cash in Africa

According to a recent study conducted by Mastercard, over 50% of the South...

Simeon TassevBy Simeon Tassev 1 Aug 2017

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