VMWare, Strathmore University partner to enrich Africa's digital skills pool

Adding depth to
the skills pool

VMWare, Strathmore University partnership.

Thursday, Aug 22nd

Lack of regulation impedes Malawi’s financial inclusion strategy

Lack of regulation impedes Malawi's financial inclusion strategy

Country records increase in mobile money users and agents, but there is no regulation to extend reach to rural regions.

Nigerian payments company TechAdvance raises US$1-million

Nigerian payments company TechAdvance raises US$1-million

Fund will be used for business model transformation and expansion into emerging markets.

Africa poised for mobile money growth

Africa poised for mobile money growth

Research by IMF, World Bank and GSMA suggests growth from mobile-enabled platforms and disruption to traditional value chains.

Naspers leads $125m investment in Indian online marketplace

Naspers leads $125m investment in Indian online marketplace

The Internet and media group invests in Indian-based Meesho, with participation from Facebook and existing investors.

Safaricom expects DigiFarm to outperform M-Pesa in five years

Safaricom expects DigiFarm to outperform M-Pesa in five years

Initiative one of several targeting Africa's agriculture sector with digitisation being the core objective.

AB InBev empowers African farmers with blockchain

AB InBev empowers African farmers with blockchain

The company’s partnership with BanQu helps smallholder farmers to track produce and sales through blockchain technology.

South Sudan launches mobile money service

South Sudan launches mobile money service

M-Gurush represents a partnership between Zain Telecoms and Trinity Technologies.

DPO Paygate rattles Africa’s e-commerce space with PayFast acquisition

DPO Group rattles Africa's e-commerce space with PayFast acquisition

Announced in Cape Town today, deal exposes DPO platform to 100,000 merchants , transacting across 18 African markets.

SBC AfriTech announces continent's top tech sart-ups

SBC AfriTech announces continent's top tech sart-ups

Eleven budding businesses identified, spanning South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Kenya, Morocco, Senegal and Uganda.

Kenyan agri-tech start-up secures US$100k funding

Kenyan agri-tech start-up secures US$100k funding

Gray Matters Capital's coLABS invests in Nairobi-based Taimba.

Malawi bemoans low number of rural mobile money agents

Malawi bemoans low number of rural mobile money agents

Consumer Association says the situation challenges the country's financial inclusion agenda.