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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...

EDITORIAL: The lifeboat of informality

EDITORIAL: The lifeboat of informality

African governments and their formal business sectors often hold up the informal sector as the nemesis of formalised growth  and  organised  development  –  yet for many citizens on the continent...

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...