Fintech culture transforms Africa’s FX landscape

Africa’s fragmented markets and lack of legacy foreign exchange trading infrastructure means that the continent has become a melting pot of fintech activity and innovation. The evolution to electronic foreign currency trading in Africa, whilst slow to start, is...

VFS Global facilitates FIFA World Cup Fan IDs

As Russia looks forward to welcoming football enthusiasts for the FIFA World Cup 2018, VFS Global offers extra convenience to football fans by providing access to more than 165 of its Visa Application Centres across the globe as FAN IDs distribution points. Visitors...

Technology key to African healthcare

Technology is shaping the way we experience healthcare. From electronic medical records and patient self-tracking to informatics and minimally invasive procedures, healthcare is getting more and more high-tech. And nurses in Africa are at the forefront of using...

AI helps with improving healthcare outcomes

Predictive analytics can save lives. Healthcare has always come with the fine balance of prioritising care and allocating scarce resources. Providers are faced with tough decisions about how long doctors or nurses see patients, who occupies their limited number of...

Insurance model requires digital innovation

Insurers must adapt to the new digital environment and provide customers with the same degree of customisation they receive in other industries. This requires the traditional insurance model to make way for strategies that incorporate a lifestyle-centric approach,...

Blockchain to shape healthcare supply chains

Blockchain technology will play a key role in supporting supply chain transformation in the healthcare sector by helping to reduce fraud and better manage quality in the manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceutical products, according to data and analytics company...