Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Building the business case for housing microfinance in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new study from Habitat for Humanity says that housing microfinance can and should become a mainstream offering for financial institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Data: the fertilizer that will feed Africa’s agricultural transformation

Everywhere we look, technology is being touted as the enabler of a new era of African agricultural prosperity. The exciting world of possibilities offered...

Africa needs more young women in Tech

As women, we're no strangers to the stereotypes that surround our often more detailed approach to getting tasks done. Too pedantic. Too fussy. We've...

Women’s Economic Empowerment: an urgent need for African women and children

Every year on March 8, the world devotes one day to women, to praise their accomplishments, to draw attention to the challenges they face...

Digitally-driven education platforms key to South African youth

South Africa’s ongoing education crisis, specifically access to schooling and learning material has been well publicised. Government has responded with subsidy offers, but simply...

South African startups need more angels

In his recent SONA address, President Cyril Ramaphosa placed significant emphasis on small business and entrepreneurship. It is no secret that this sector is...

Challenges and opportunities abound in Africa’s energy sector, with increase in...

Baker McKenzie’s Global Transaction Forecast for the Energy Sector shows that total M&A value in the energy sector in Africa and the Middle East was...

Mobile-first solutions driven by the growth of IoT

Mobile-first solutions are starting to dominate the enterprise sector. This is according to Cassie Lessing, CEO, Strato IT Group, developers of mobile business applications....