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Digital jump

Digital jump

Kenya: leading in IT innovation M-Pesa money transfer service has led the way to better, faster business By Mark Kapchanga Before 2007, Dickson Rono would rely entirely on Kenya’s slow, cumbersome...

Money goes online

Money goes online

Africa: banking innovation While only 11% of Africans have bank accounts, some 80% have mobile phones: a huge new mobile banking market beckons across the continent By Ronak Gopaldas By the year...

Smart thinking

Smart thinking

Africa: innovation Success in Africa needs innovative business models that take account of the way people interact in Africa, not only new technology By Toby Shapshak “Africa is not for sissies,” is...

The rise of digital money

The rise of digital money

Mobile money helps Africa's informal operators to conduct safe transactions – and keep their money safe On any corner in Nairobi on any given day, the future of African commerce can be seen in...