Category: Opinion & Analysis

Transforming East Africa’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

Mobile Technology, Partnerships and Innovation are converging to transform the Digital Payment Ecosystem in Tanzania and East Africa Technological advancement and innovation are rapidly transforming the digital payment ecosystem in Tanzania. Today, an interplay of fintech, mobile network operators and traditional financial institutions are placing customized payment solutions in the hands of everyone through tools […]
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Melissa Jantjies: Making sense out of big data through visualisation

Melissa Jantjies: Making sense out of big data through visualisation

With a proliferation of data emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic, data visualisation offers a fantastic opportunity to present all this information in an easy-to-digest format, and its applications are broad. In essence, data visualisation is a marriage between science and art. It’s the process of taking science, statistics and analytics and placing it in a […]
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Africa's most peaceful countries 2020

Africa’s Most Peaceful Countries 2020

Finding a peaceful country in Africa is daunting especially for tourists, safety is a top priority in every travel. According to a 2019 study by Global Peace Index (GPI) released by the Australia-based Institute for Economics and Peace listed below countries as the most peaceful countries in Africa. 1. Mauritius 2. Botswana  3. Malawi  4. […]
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Georgie Midgley: Gig economy can bolster job creation in Africa

Artificial intelligence, blockchain architecture, robotics, cryptocurrencies, virtual reality – these concepts are all going to disrupt the way humans work, live and interact. It turns out the 4IR is also being driven by a redefined idea of the labour force. The gig economy – a model of freelance agents performing short-term, on-demand work – already […]
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Four strategic priorities for African telco operators in 2020

Four strategic priorities for African telco operators in 2020

African telco operators face a landmark five-year period as they strive to reimagine their business models and build new capabilities that will ensure their future success. Currently, non-traditional market entrants are putting pressure on telco operators’ profit margins, forcing them to look at ways of quickly delivering new services to meet customer demands. The introduction […]
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Cyber risks are becoming more complex and challenging

The rate at which digital technology is evolving and disrupting traditional business models, cyber risks seem to evolve even faster. Despite declining business confidence in the ability to manage cyber risk, business leaders are now clearly recognising the critical nature of cyber threats and are starting to identify and embrace best practices to mitigate risks. […]
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Peter Ndegwa appointed Safaricom CEO

Safaricom PLC Board of Directors has today appointed Mr. Peter Ndegwa as the company’s Chief Executive Officer effective April 1, 2020. He will take over from the acting chief executive Mr. Michael Joseph, who took over the leadership of the company in August following the death of Bob Collymore. “Peter brings a wealth of experience […]
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