Irofit Technologies, Sokowatch & Vugapay win Innotribe’s 2017 Startup Challenge for Africa

Winning startups receive a 10,000 EUR cash prize each and will share their insights about FinTech innovation in Africa with the global financial community during Sibos read more

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Enjeux stratégiques et priorités 2017 du Directeur Financier en Afrique francophone :

Le Directeur Financier renforce son rôle de Business Partner au sein de l’entreprise read more

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Harnessing smart mobile security to drive innovation in financial services

South African consumers are becoming increasingly dependent on their mobile devices for daily banking activities. As such, there is pressure on financial service providers to adapt quickly to a mobile-first environment. Looming large among the challenges that these providers will face in transitioning to mobile is the issue of security, particularly given the growing sophistication of phishing attacks and fraud. But investing in a mobile security solution need not be a grudge purchase. The right security architecture can also be a powerful enabler – an important step towards differentiating your financial service brand. read more

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IMF: Togo’s economy has shown solid performance in recent years, with sustained growth and low inflation

Togo’s poverty rate declined from 61.7 percent in 2006 to 55.1 percent in 2015, though it remains geographically concentrated read more

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Rwanda’s economy continues to perform well

IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Consultation and Review Mission to Rwanda read more

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“Does the Trump administration even think about Africa”?

The question on how the Trump administration’s policies will impact Africa was met with mixed reaction Wednesday during a briefing at the African Utility Week Conference underway in Cape Town. read more

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First Responsible and Conflict-Free Artisanal Gold Supply Chain Operational in Eastern Congo

First Responsible and Conflict-Free Artisanal Gold Supply Chain Operational in Eastern Congo

Partnership Africa Canada (PACweb.org) today announced the Just Gold project has successfully implemented a system to trace legal and conflict-free artisanal gold in the Democratic Republic of Congo. read more

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Facebook chooses 60 finalists in Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Emeka Afigbo, Facebook’s Head of Platform Partnerships for the Middle East and Africa

Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa for the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. The Bots for Messenger Challenge is a contest to recognise and reward developers who create the most innovative new bots on Messenger. read more

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She Leads Africa launches accelerator for women-run businesses with Work in Progress! Alliance

Fresh Direct NG First Place Winner, Angel Adelaja

She Leads Africa  has just opened applications for the 2017 She Leads Africa Accelerator, a 3-month program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest entrepreneurs. read more

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