Kenyan payments solutions firm expands to SA
Kenyan payments solutions firm expands to SA

Direct Pay Online continues Southern Africa expansion with acquisition of PayThru South Africa. The acquisition strengthens Direct Pay Online's position as the leading e-commerce group in Africa.

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Self-taught, spurred on by love: Senegal's star food blogger
Self-taught, spurred on by love: Senegal's star food blogger

DAKAR, Senegal - As a girl, Karelle Vignon-Vullierme loved eating the Beninese dishes her mother cooked but never bothered following her into the kitchen to learn how to make them herself.

23 hours ago

Y’ello Box
Mobile phone powered solar electricity for Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria - More than 100 000 Nigerians are benefiting from a pioneering new solar electricity device powered by mobile phones, the Y'ello Box.

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New Forbes Woman Africa show premieres this week
New Forbes Woman Africa show premieres this week

LAGOS, Nigeria - The first episode of new Forbes Woman Africa show, ‘Against The Odds with Peace Hyde', due to air June 30, will feature Oby Ezekwesili, creator of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign.

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Nigerian start-up, Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment
Nigerian start-up, Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment

Within an African e-commerce sector which is plagued by cash, with the majority of payments still being made in cash at the point of delivery, Mastercard has partnered with Nigerian tech start-up NetPlus, to develop an e-commerce solution that will help make cash a thing of the past, for e-retailers and consumers alike.

3 days ago

Mobile movie ticket services for Nigerians
Mobile movie ticket services for Nigerians

A new service has been launched which enables Nigerians to access movie show times, view trailers and purchase tickets all via BBM.

22 Jun 2017

Sthembile Shabangu
Innovation is the key to keep Africa moving forward

NAIROBI, Kenya - In the wake of Africa month it's easy to be proud of all that we are achieving as a continent. According to the African Development Bank, Africa is the continent with the world's second fastest growing economy.

By Sthembile Shabangu 22 Jun 2017