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3 Payments Trends for Emerging Markets to Keep Eye On in 2022

2021 has seen an immense ongoing acceleration and development of the payments industry, giving a strong overall boost to global e-commerce—it is predicted that e-commerce sales worldwide will reach $4.9 trillion by the end of this year. While the popularity...

How Mobile Money is Supporting Merchants in Emerging Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

While the world continues to deal with the challenges of the pandemic, it is emerging markets such as Sub-Saharan Africa that have faced the biggest challenges. According to the World Bank, Sub-Saharan Africa has been hit the hardest by the...

Is Facebook the future of cryptocurrencies in emerging markets?

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, Facebook revealed the white paper for its highly anticipated cryptocurrency, ‘Libra’. As stated in an article by CNN’s Ben Brown, the tech giant claims that the crypto is “built on a secure, scalable and reliable...

WorldRemit raises $40 million for emerging market expansion

Digital money transfer service, WorldRemit, announced on Thursday 7 December 2017 that it has raised $40 million which will be used to drive its next phase of growth, supporting its plan to serve 10 million customers connected to emerging...

Is it the end of “one-size-fits-all” banking?

With Capitec’s latest trading update making a case for what consumers in emerging markets want – and need – the time for “one-size-fits-all” banking looks set to be over. As the bank continues attracting up to 150 000 new customers...

Worldwide trade at every income level

The global arena’s focus for financial trading has always been on those with top-end earning potential. While a lucrative market to date, no doubt, new technologies are taking the goal posts out of play altogether, and barriers to entry...

Democratisation of everything fuels innovation at grassroots level

When we speak about disruption, we often default to unicorn companies like Uber and Airbnb, which shook up the global taxi and hotel industries, respectively. But with the democratisation of software and hardware, the reality is that anyone can...

How to face the challenges of operating in emerging markets such as Africa

When it comes to global economics, uncertainty is about the only certainty businesses can prepare for. From future shocks to the Eurozone, to shifts in global economic power or unexpected environmental events, multi-nationals need to be ready to explore...

“Emerging markets are the ones to crack the big problems” – Intel

In one of the panel discussions at Intel Capital’s annual CEO Summit, currently underway in San Diego, California, it was agreed that emerging markets like Africa has the ability to solve major problems  - and, in so doing, help the...

Razer looking to corner emerging markets

Specialist gaming and PC peripheral maker Razer may only have a modest-sized office comprising 450 employees, but the company has big plans for the future – which includes South Africa. While Razer is strongly focused on the PC market, the...
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Huawei’s IP Service Partner of the Year: Africa Connect 2024

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