Making people that earn less than US$5 a day part of the digital revolution.
Mastercard has launched a new digital marketplace for east African farmers to sell their crops and receive payment via their mobile telephones.
Micro-loan provider, Tala, uses smartphone data to determine credit scores.
Morocco aims to position itself as a strategic hub in the Middle East and North Africa.
Jumia Market’s MD explains what the e-commerce group is doing to win customers over.
Despite so many smart applications and services, these two things are holding Africa back.
Rwandan solar-powered kiosk company wants to create Africa’s biggest wifi network
10 February, 2017Making people that earn less than US$5 a day part of the digital revolution.
The development of Morocco’s IT sector
10 February, 2017Morocco aims to position itself as a strategic hub in the Middle East and North Africa.
Digital technology aiming to empower small-farm owners in east Africa
7 February, 2017Mastercard has launched a new digital marketplace for east African farmers to sell their crops and receive payment via their mobile telephones.
Start-up snapshot: A new way of selling used cars
6 February, 2017CarZar is a South African online platform through which users can sell their used cars.
Founders of Kenyan on-demand laundry service talk business and lessons learned
26 January, 2017'You are better growing slower and better, than faster and shoddy,' says Femi Odunuga, co-founder of Kisafi.
Study provides fresh insights into the benefits of mobile money in Kenya
6 January, 2017Access to mobile money has reduced poverty in Kenya, particularly among female-headed households.
Like Uber, but for tutors
23 December, 2016A new South African app connects tutors to students, rates the tutors and facilitates payment.
How Bitcoin will (and will not) work in Africa
20 December, 2016Bitcoin is not a poverty alleviation tool.
Banking fraud is costing the Nigerian economy dearly
13 December, 2016Recent data show that last year electronic fraud in the banking sector accounts for about 16% of total fraud in the industry.
How Jumia is trying to beat traditional retail in Nigeria
12 December, 2016Jumia Market’s MD explains what the e-commerce group is doing to win customers over.
Why China’s WeChat is paying South Africans to eat Big Macs
25 November, 2016Messaging platform WeChat partners with McDonald's in bid to gain traction in South Africa.
Start-up snapshot: Customer feedback platform encouraging businesses to ‘bua’ (talk)
24 November, 2016BUA is a website that enables customers to give feedback to businesses.
Five principles for developing a killer, market-disrupting app
18 November, 2016The South African wiCode creator, Bevan Ducasse, on his rules for success.
Outsourcing key to start-up success, says DealDey CEO
17 November, 2016The Nigerian deals website learned this lesson the hard way.