Afrika's Regional Open Data Platform To Get The Spotlight At The World Statistics Congress

Afrika's regional open data platform developed by the African Development Bank is set to get the spotlight at the upcoming 61st World Statistics Congress. Named the African Information Highway, it is hoped that the Platform will continue to revolutionize data management and dissemination on the continent, The 61st World Statistics…

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Real-time Money Transfers To Mobile Wallets In Afrika Now Possible Thanks To TerraPay And Xpress Money Partnership

Real-time money transfers to mobile wallets in Afrika will now be possible thanks to a recently announced partnership between Xpress Money and TerraPay. The partnership will make it faster and convenient for Xpress Money customers to send money to mobile accounts, in real time. This, real-time money transfer to mobile…

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Zimbabwe's Small And Medium Enterprises Form A Key Part Of The Country's National Financial Inclusion Strategy

Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) form a key part of Zimbabwe's National Financial Inclusion Strategy which was initiated in 2016. This is one of the key topics being discussed at a three-day conference on SME Finance which kicked off in Zimbabwe on 5 July 2017. Download: Zimbabwe National Financial Inclusion…

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South Africa's Retail Sector Is Likely To Increase Spending On ICT Despite The Country's Struggling Economy

South Africa's retail sector is said to be likely to increase spending on ICT (Information & Communications Technology) products and services despite the tough economic environment in the country. This is according to new analysis by Frost & Sullivan titled "ICT Enterprise Spend in Retail, South Africa, Forecast to 2019"…

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