Building the Business Case for Housing Microfinance in Sub-Saharan Africa

Six-year study with 47,000 households demonstrates how housing microfinance can be win-win for poor people and financial institutions A new study from Habitat for Humanity...

Mastercard Uses Facebook Messenger to Help Small Businesses Go Digital

Launches Masterpass QR bot for Messenger to enable Nigerian businesses to set up digital money accounts and accept QR payments At Mobile World Congress (MobileWorldCongress.com),...

Fiorano Contributes to Kenya’s Digital Leap with I&M Bank

“Fiorano has made our digital journey easy and cost effective," said Rohit Gupta, Group CIO and Kenya Banking Authority’s Inter-Bank Transfer Switch, KITS. Fiorano’s architecture...

Innovation and consolidation to drive African telecom, media and tech deals, says Standard Bank

Improving economic growth and investment in technology and broadband to fuel growth in Africa’s telecom media and tech sector. The global head of TMT (www.TMTfinance.com/capetown)...

AYO Technology to list on the main board of the JSE

  Today Ayo Technology Solutions (JSE:AYO) listed on Software and Computer Services sector of the JSE's Main board. Donna Nemer, Director: Capital Markets at the JSE,...

Economic transformation of Africa’s rural areas key to curtailing migration – AfDB boss

On the occasion of International Migrants Day, December 18, the African Development Bank calls on African countries to reconstruct rural areas from zones of...

Ecobank Group Research reveals three key emerging trends for Africa

Digital innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa is being driven by the explosion in mobile phone usage, enabling African consumers to leapfrog existing business models and...

Jumo Wins Third Annual Mastercard Foundation Clients at the Centre Prize

The Mastercard Foundation today presented its third annual Clients at the Centre Prize to Jumo. The US$150,000 prize recognizes the innovative work of the...

SA: State guaranteed loans could fund varsity fees

By– SAnews.gov.za The Heher commission has recommended that all tertiary students in South Africa be given access to State guaranteed bank loans, which they would...

SA: The DTI to host a seminar on doing business with World Bank Group

Private sector representatives from the built environment, steel, electro-technical, capital equipment and steel construction sectors, as well representatives of development finance institutions will attend...

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