Archive for the ‘Banking & Financial Services’ category
The number of ultra-high net worth individuals in Africa will increase by 59% over the next 10 years.
Michael Wilkerson is one of the founders of Tugende, a company that offers a lease-to-own model to help Ugandan boda-boda drivers own their own motorcycle.
Although there has been a surge of mobile money use in sub-Saharan Africa, mobile money services are really just getting started.
A look at MasterCard’s partnership with Steward Bank and EcoCash to assist remittance transfers.
Pension funds in Africa should direct more money towards financing private equity firms that fund local enterprises.
Global Bitcoin exchange Igot has been granted access to the mobile money service M-Pesa, currently used by about 17 million Kenyans.
A new study shows that weather-based insurance will help smallholder farmers to withstand the effects of climate change and market shocks.
Private equity industry experts discuss what they consider when looking at potential mining deals.
Nigerian banking continues to face significant headwinds – in relation to both revenue and costs.
“Coming across sceptics in professional life can actually be more useful than advice. It makes me work even harder towards my vision.”
“Thinking back, my biggest lesson was back when I was fired because I was too relaxed and too sure of myself.”
Elmehdi Amid, a senior analyst at Infomineo, highlights five realities supporting the idea of a booming African insurance market.
COMESA is set to see up to US$1bn injection with new trade finance fund.
Could Bitcoin help curb Africa’s loss of US$1.8bn annually in remittance fees?
Thomson Wilks is now accepting the crypto-currency Bitcoin as a form of payment from its clients.