Innovating a Global Africa: Global Startup Awards Africa Summit embeds innovation across startup nations

The upcoming Global Startup Award (GSA) Africa Summit, scheduled from 25-27 October at the Ethiopia Arts & Science Museum in Addis Ababa, is a monumental occasion for Ethiopia, a potential-laden country, signalling a significant milestone in the country’s entrepreneurial journey.

By partnering with data specialists Insight Consulting to unleash the power of Qlik, Galito’s flame-grilled its legacy reporting and turned its data into a strategic business asset

This case study, with insights from Samuel Diedericks, Head of Finance at Galito’s, focuses on unlocking the power of Data and how Galito’s transformed its business operations and turned its data into a strategic business asset with Insight Consulting and Qlik.

The 7th edition of EMERGING Valley will take place on November 28, 2023 to build the technological future between Europe and Africa

This 7th edition of the business forum expects more than 3000 participants and will gather 250 startups and 50 investors from 70 different countries. Topics at the heart of the discussions will include environmental challenges, artificial intelligence, female entrepreneurship, startup financing, the Olympic Games, and above all positive innovation between the African and European continents.

Crisis to Empowerment: Navigating Climate Challenges with Sustainable Energy Solutions

With the recent unprecedented changes in climate (with extreme weather events becoming more frequent and intense; the recent flooding in New York city, followed by the devastating storms and floods in the Western Cape) and as the climate continues to change, the infrastructure that we have long depended on is showing signs of strain. On that, it’s now more important than ever for South Africans to be choosing solar energy, being a clean and renewable source, as it not only reduces our dependence on fossil fuels but also ensures that we leave a healthier planet for future generations.

Five Simple Ways To Balance Out Your Work and Personal Life

In today’s fast-paced world, mastering the art of time management is essential for achieving a harmonious balance between your professional and personal life. This delicate equilibrium is something that Ryan Nofal, the Managing Director at popular marketing agency Penquin, knows all too well. With his wealth of experience, Ryan offers valuable insights into how to effectively balance work and personal life while thriving in both domains.

ITME Africa 2023 to equip & enhance Kenya’s Textile Production Prowess

India ITME Society, a non-profit apex industry body successfully concluded the “Curtain Raiser & Preview” of the 2nd edition of ITME Africa & Middle East 2023 on Tuesday 3rd October 2023, to be held one month hence from 30th November 2nd December 2023 at Nairobi, Kenya.

Agrointelli’s Innovative Robotti Paves the Way for a Greener Future in Agriculture

Agrointelli, the pioneering Danish field robotics company, is thrilled to be participating in the upcoming COP28 conference. This global event provides an opportunity for Agrointelli to showcase its significant contribution to the agricultural industry and its commitment to global sustainability efforts.

Harnessing Africa’s Potential: advancing ESG strategies for a sustainable future

The opportunities for building a sustainable future for Africa are at least as great as the challenges, writes Christian Toben, Head of Financial Institutions for Emerging Markets at Commerzbank. Here, he discusses some of the positive initiatives that are helping to drive forward the continent’s ESG agenda and the crucial role of financial institutions in supporting Africa’s potential to step onto the global stage as a green energy hub.

Africa Fintech Summit Announces Flutterwave as Lead Fintech Sponsor for the 10th Anniversary Summit in Lusaka, Zambia

The Africa Fintech Summit is proud to announce Flutterwave as the Lead Fintech Sponsor for its highly anticipated 10th-edition summit, set to take place in Lusaka, Zambia, on November 2-3, 2023.

Bridging the gap: Using a multi-faceted approach to combatting financial inequality

To address the rampant inequality in many African economies today, companies are demonstrating a customer-centric approach that drives formal financial and economic inclusion. In this article, Mukuru CEO, Andy Jury, shares a multi-faceted approach to addressing barriers to formalisation and how to create a more inclusive and equitable landscape in South Africa – offering accessible, low cost remittance services and digital solutions while maintaining a physical presence.

Leveraging unified commerce solutions for customer-centric retail success

In the dynamic world of retail, understanding the evolving nature of the consumer journey is paramount. With increasing technological advancements and rising customer expectations, retailers need to be agile and responsive, ensuring their customers can seamlessly navigate an unlimited array of shopping experiences. To cater to this demand, unified commerce platforms are stepping up, offering […]

Luxury Lifestyle Awards Recognizes Clifton Homes as Winner in Two Prestigious Categories

Clifton Homes Limited, Ghana’s fastest-growing residential developer since 2010 is thrilled to announce its remarkable achievement as a winner of two distinguished categories at the esteemed Luxury Lifestyle Awards.

Central bank digital currencies: What they mean for financial inclusion and private sector banks

Three pilots, one fully launched digital currency in Africa The world’s central banks understand that the future of money is digital. As payments shift online, the use of cash declines and the fortunes of crypto assets rise and fall, central bankers realise that their ability to command the use of money in their economies could […]

South Africans can now Scan to Pay with Crypto

Scan to Pay, powered by Ukheshe, is the largest QR ecosystem in South Africa and is used by more than 600,000 vendors, 14 banks and fintech companies and 94 payment service providers. Now, this new partnership will seamlessly introduce more crypto payment options to mainstream South Africa through the Scan to Pay app.