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Posts Tagged ‘digital ecosystems’

  • The building BRICS of the future

    The building BRICS of the future

    August 17, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on The building BRICS of the future

    South Africa has the potential to leverage its large youth population, along with emerging technologies, to become a leader in both BRICS countries and even globally. The recent BRICS Business Council conference held in South Africa analysed the opportunities...

  • Why identity verification matters for mobile operators in Africa

    Why identity verification matters for mobile operators in Africa

    March 22, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on Why identity verification matters for mobile operators in Africa

    According to the 2017 Mobile Economy Report of the GSM Association, Africa currently has 420 million unique mobile subscribers representing a 43 percent penetration. By 2020, the Report predicts that 500 million Africans will be mobile subscribers, making it...

  • How IoT will help bridge the digital divide in Africa

    Platform economy of the future to drive growth and jobs across Africa

    October 10, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Platform economy of the future to drive growth and jobs across Africa

    Many companies, whether they realise it or not, have already taken steps to embed themselves into the digital ecosystems that will drive their growth in future. However, the pace of adopting new digital platforms for doing business needs to increase –...

  • Orange Digital Ventures invests in African telecoms

    New investment initiative for African startups

    June 12, 2017 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on New investment initiative for African startups

    Telecommunications operator, Orange has started a new programme for investment in start-ups, Orange Digital Ventures. Orange is committing 50 million euros corresponding to half of the direct investments made via its new Orange Digital Ventures Africa...