FSS, Oracle partner on African digital payments

FSS, one of India’s largest payments processor, and US-based Oracle Financial Services will collaborate to enhance digital payments for banks. As part of this strategic relationship, FSS will provide specialised integration and hosting services for Oracle...

Why Africa hasn’t had its real leapfrog moment yet

The leapfrog theory is attractive. In the words of the Financial Times, it’s “a quick jump in economic development by harnessing technological innovation”. By Andries Brink, CEO of Andile Systems This sounds great, particularly when you factor in the...

Can Africa overcome these security, stability threats?

Our continent is hurtling towards an uncertain future that is being shaped by the forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. By Pedro Guerreiro, MD: Central Africa at SAP Africa It’s too early to tell how exactly the confluence of rapid change and exponential...

Huge export, trade opportunities for Africa

African countries have a lot to gain from a US-China trade war, with opportunities for the continent to step up its services and product export capabilities. This is according to Francois Fouche, advisor at Trade Research Advisory, a spin-out company of the North-West...

Nutanix partners to develop next generation of business leaders

Nutanix has joined forces with South Africa’s Make A Difference (“MAD”) Leadership Foundation to establish new means of support and development of young people in South Africa, at a time when the continent itself is facing a significant deficiency in...

Ghanaian bank opts for Temenos system

Banking software company Temenos has announced that Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited (CBG) has gone live with Temenos T24 Transact core banking system for its retail and corporate banking operations. Temenos’ cloud-native, cloud-agnostic platform will empower CBG...