Jumia Market’s MD explains what the e-commerce group is doing to win customers over.
Micro-loan provider, Tala, uses smartphone data to determine credit scores.
Recent data show that last year electronic fraud in the banking sector accounts for about 16% of total fraud in the industry.
Access to mobile money has reduced poverty in Kenya, particularly among female-headed households.
Listening to customers – and the data gathered from them – is key.
Despite so many smart applications and services, these two things are holding Africa back.
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.
South African company predicts Trump win (and Brexit) where polls fail
15 November, 2016BrandsEye is using social media to find out what people really think.
The company trying to make northern Nigeria a tech hub
14 November, 2016Changing the region’s work culture is half the battle.
Why MTN is venturing into livestock tracking in Nigeria
10 November, 2016The telco is set to launch its mobile app to help cattle owners and herdsmen monitor and track their livestock.
Cheaper smartphones and internet access key to boosting African tech
4 November, 2016Despite so many smart applications and services, these two things are holding Africa back.
Profile: ‘It pays to solve a really big problem,’ says Iyinoluwa Aboyeji
3 November, 2016The Nigerian entrepreneur has three start-ups behind him. His fourth, Flutterwave, was launched this year.
How calling your mother can help you get a micro-loan in Kenya
1 November, 2016Micro-loan provider, Tala, uses smartphone data to determine credit scores.