M-PESA's origins

Hailed as the “Kenyan technology success story”, many have claimed M-PESA to be a testimony to the greatness of the East African country’s technology scene, producing world-class technology companies that rival those in South Africa. However, is the acclaimed mobile money service really Kenyan at all? The answer is…

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Winter Is Coming For Afrika's Telecommunications Companies

Gone are the days when telecommunications companies were intransigent in Afrika. They were monopolies whose services could only be afforded by spendthrift government officials and the rich citizenry prospering in the private sector. Now they look across their server farms, telecommunications towers, switchboards and dashboards and all they see are…

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