'The market for cross-border remittance in Africa is significant, and it is something that is definitely of interest to us in our long term planning.'
One of the lessons Uber has learned is the importance of adapting to local conditions.
The technology provides a direct channel for organisations to gather insight into people – particularly in emerging markets.
Zimbabwean entrepreneur Clinton Mutambo wants to connect companies across the continent.
Tradition and technology meet in a range of apps and web videos celebrating African heritage and language.
'The more I travel, the more I try to relate to the communities and the places I go to, to see if I can solve a global problem rather than a local one.'
Why this South African bank launched its own smartphone
24 August, 2016By improving client adoption of smartphones, FNB hopes to encourage usage of its digital banking services.
mSurvey wants to solve Africa’s data challenge. Here’s how
16 August, 2016The technology provides a direct channel for organisations to gather insight into people – particularly in emerging markets.
China’s WeChat on carving out a market in Africa
8 August, 2016'The market for cross-border remittance in Africa is significant, and it is something that is definitely of interest to us in our long term planning.'
How this Nigerian built a business by promoting African cultures
25 July, 2016Tradition and technology meet in a range of apps and web videos celebrating African heritage and language.
Moving African trade forward, the story of Esaja
18 July, 2016Zimbabwean entrepreneur Clinton Mutambo wants to connect companies across the continent.
Côte d’Ivoire: Investors need to keep a cool head, says e-commerce boss
4 July, 2016'There are lots of business opportunities but investors should not get overexcited.'
South Africa’s latest app driving consumers to stores
3 July, 2016We speak to the co-founders about getting the MiBRAND app to where it is today and the lessons they have learnt along the way.
Meet the Boss: Francis Dufay, managing director, Jumia Côte d’Ivoire
3 July, 2016'From the outside e-commerce is a flashy business but when you look at it in detail it is about logistics – it has a lot of challenges.'
Start-up snapshot: Helping South Africa’s booming film industry find crew
30 June, 2016Crew Pencil is an online booking and diary service that helps production companies find and manage film crew.
How South Africa’s Naspers is making money from Chinese gamers
24 June, 2016Undoubtedly, the single largest driver of the Naspers share price over the last few years is its 34% holding in Tencent.
How Uber is localising its business in sub-Saharan Africa
21 June, 2016One of the lessons Uber has learned is the importance of adapting to local conditions.
Nigerian gives up stable salary to launch online learning marketplace
21 June, 2016Tuteria recently caught the attention of the Innovation Prize for Africa and it is one of this year’s finalists.
Nigeria and Ghana: Marketing real estate in times of slower economic growth
21 June, 2016Upper-end of the market saturated, but still opportunities in affordable housing.
Meet the Boss: Alon Lits, GM, sub-Saharan Africa, Uber
16 June, 2016'You should measure things based on the return on effort.'