From the moment M-PESA launched in Kenya in 2007, Africa was heralded as the undisputed leader in the innovation and adoption of mobile payment services. Today, more than 17 million Kenyans use M-PESA, and in 2013 a full quarter of the country’s GDP passed through the service. But is Africa still leading the global mobile payments innovation race? According to Howard Moodycliffe, Head of Marketing and International at wiGroup, Africa has lost some ground. […]
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These are the key areas that will dominate investments in technology in the next decade: Enterprise IT. Startups are going to give companies like HP, IBM and other incumbents a run for their monies Alternative Banking. Increasingly people will see a huge alternative in Lending Club, Prosper and other peer-to-peer lending companies Connected Home. Companies like Nest, Dropcam (part of Nest which is already owned by Google) will become a standard in many homes. […]
This summer many of us will be traveling around the globe. Some will travel for vacations while others will be for different business endeavors. There is always this concern how we can still stay connected since everyone is tethered to his or her mobile device. We never like to leave them behind when we travel. So, we burn those exorbitant roaming costs that depress the excitements in the trips especially when they are personally funded. […]
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Botswana continues to work strategically to develop local technology solutions. Speaking during the just ended 12th Southern Africa Research and Innovation Management Association Conference (SARIMA), of their university dons, Professor Torto of Botswana, said parliament has approved a National Innovation Fund which will provide seed and early stage funding for technology based start-ups and ventures as well as established companies with viable innovation concepts. To date, Botswana has invested in two new institutions of higher learning […]
The National Population Commission (NPC) has projected that Nigeria’s population will be 223.3 million by 2020. The commission also hinted that the population of those aged between 10 and 24 have reached 60.4 million going by its 2014 records. The NPC Chairman, Chief Eze Duruiheoma, whose address was read on Friday while marking this year’s World Population Day, in Akure, Ondo State said the nation’s youth population was put at 44.4 million or […]