Time for a digital scale-up in Africa

Digital platforms in Africa should scale up to take advantage of the continent’s surging demand for creative content. This is according to Africa Investment Forum Senior Director Chinelo Anohu, who adds that the African Development Bank flagship entity is...

IoT could drive accelerated industry-led growth in Africa

The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than just a collection of sensors and connected devices talking to each other. By Sudipto Moitra, GM: ICT at MTN SA Business It’s an ecosystem of products and services that allows effective connectivity to add value to every...

How African SMEs could benefit from ERP

In the context of a tough post-pandemic business environment and in a sector where liquidity and cash flow are perennial challenges, SMEs’ ability to quickly adapt to this new normal can be the difference between survival and absolute disaster. By Dumisani Moyo,...

Ukheshe, KCB partner to boost East African payment services

In an initiative that will see the growth and development of payment services within the East Africa region, digital fintech platform provider Ukheshe,has announced the conclusion of a new agreement with the Kenya-based lender KCB Bank Kenya. Through the agreement,...

The role of technology in unlocking trade value in East Africa

Is it too soon to be optimistic¬†about an economic revival in East Africa following the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the global economy? ¬†By Pedro Guerreiro, MD: Central Africa at SAP The latest data – and the region’s continued focus on transforming...