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  • Wari customers can now request financial services on WhatsApp

    Wari customers can now request financial services on WhatsApp

    May 23, 2019 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Wari customers can now request financial services on WhatsApp

    Digital platform offering financial services in Africa, Wari has integrated with the WhatsApp Business solution to enable customers to request its financial services around the world on WhatsApp. The introduction of MyWari on WhatsApp provides customers the...

  • Public agency launches new digital platform in Senegal

    May 2, 2019 • Finance, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Public agency launches new digital platform in Senegal

    The Agency for Universal Health Coverage in Senegal has launched a new digital platform, sunucmu.com. The platform is the first of its kind to have been fully designed and developed by a public agency on a global scale. L’Agence de Couverture Maladie...

  • New partnership enables cost-effective broadband satellite in Africa

    New partnership enables cost-effective broadband satellite in Africa

    January 30, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on New partnership enables cost-effective broadband satellite in Africa

    Axiz has announced the signing of Innova HTS, a new partner that enables cost-effective broadband satellite solutions into Africa. Innova HTS complements an already comprehensive range of solutions from Axiz aimed at enhancing its digital platform offering....

  • Macsteel launches e-commerce B2B platform

    Tips on how you can reduce bank fees in 2019

    January 17, 2019 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Tips on how you can reduce bank fees in 2019

    In spite of bank fees accounting for a fraction of the average consumer’s income, individuals can still do much more to reduce their cost of banking. Banking is an important part of our lifestyles and the rapid adoption of smart technology is increasingly...

  • How IoT will help bridge the digital divide in Africa

    How IoT will help bridge the digital divide in Africa

    November 19, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on How IoT will help bridge the digital divide in Africa

    Digital adoption throughout the Africa continent has been a raging topic for years. More so when faced with stats detailing the limited access some people across the continent have to digital tools. For example, only 25% of residents in the Eastern...

  • Optimise online search to make the most of the festive season

    Optimise online search to make the most of the festive season

    October 26, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on Optimise online search to make the most of the festive season

    A digital platform’s potential to generate substantial profits is often underestimated, with most brands in South Africa failing to optimise their websites for organic search. Organic search results are those that are listed without being paid for, and are...

  • Top tech trends that will drive digital transformation in 2019

    A new approach to digital banking

    September 6, 2018 • FinanceComments Off on A new approach to digital banking

    Traditionally, banking is known as a conservative sector. However, the radical changes in customer demands, regulatory requirements and competitive environments fuelled by digitisation are forcing bank CIOs to replace their online and mobile banking...

  • Mines secures $13M Series A to expand credit platform for emerging markets

    Fintech startup secures $13M Series A to expand credit platform for emerging markets

    August 13, 2018 • East Africa, Finance, Southern Africa, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Fintech startup secures $13M Series A to expand credit platform for emerging markets

    Mines, a fintech startup re-inventing credit in emerging markets, has closed a Series A round of $13M led by The Rise Fund, a global fund managed by TPG Growth. Also participating are Velocity Capital, Western Technology Investments, First Ally Capital,...

  • Emirates introduces 3D seat models on emirates.com

    Emirates introduces 3D seat models on emirates.com

    July 6, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Emirates introduces 3D seat models on emirates.com

    Emirates has introduced 3D seat models on emirates.com. The 3D seat model is a visualisation engine that displays an immersive 3D 360-degree view of the interior of the Emirates A380 and the Emirates Boeing 777. This new feature available on emirates.com...

  • Liberia: LRA unveils second phase of e-filing platform

    Liberia: LRA unveils second phase of e-filing platform

    July 5, 2018 • Finance, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Liberia: LRA unveils second phase of e-filing platform

    The Liberia Income Authority (LRA), with help from USAID Income Technology for Governance and Progress Mission (RG3) Mission, has announced the release of the second phase of electronic filing (e-filing) platform for tax filing and payment in Liberia. The...

  • Top 10 consumer trends for 2019 according to Ericsson

    How the rise of digital platforms transform consumers viewing habits

    May 3, 2018 • Africa By Region, East Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on How the rise of digital platforms transform consumers viewing habits

    Some 20% of South Africans who sign up for a subscription video on demand (SVOD) service such as Netflix or Showmax do so with the intention of cancelling their pay television subscription. That’s according to GfK’s international ViewScape survey*, which...

  • PPS launches web based financial planning platform

    PPS launches web based financial planning platform

    April 19, 2018 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on PPS launches web based financial planning platform

    PPS  has announced the launch of PPS Horizon, a web-based tool that gives guided financial planning and advice to investors. The design architecture of this web-based tool is the first of its kind in the country.  It has been designed in particular for use...

  • Retailers see triple-digit gains

    How retailers can apply platform business thinking to magnetise customers

    March 7, 2018 • RetailComments Off on How retailers can apply platform business thinking to magnetise customers

    Local retailers have an incredible opportunity to get a head-start on competition, by applying the science of digital platform thinking, to transform decades-old practices and deliver new value to customers. Platform businesses – the likes of YouTube or...

  • Wading through the continuum of web, native and progressive web apps

    Wading through the continuum of web, native and progressive web apps

    February 1, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on Wading through the continuum of web, native and progressive web apps

    Trying to wade through the continuum of application technologies sometimes feels like you’re strolling through a swamp in an astronaut suit… But if you take a step back you’ll see a logic to how web, native, and progressive web apps work in different...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    Top tech trends for digital leaders in 2018

    January 5, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Top tech trends for digital leaders in 2018

    Organisations now collect more data than a human brain could possibly process in a lifetime (or several). So we’re using machine learning to gather and analyse data from everywhere. All to help you do things better. Hospitals can track if nurses and doctors...

  • Top tips on how to secure your data and devices while working in public

    Disruptive innovation? What disruptive innovation?

    December 19, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Disruptive innovation? What disruptive innovation?

    The hotel room of the future is likely to be a combination of the high-tech and high-touch. EHL’s YU Virtual video highlights the former, with virtual reality creating the ambience we want in our hotel room. And what then of artificial intelligence (AI) and...