Housing microfinance can and should become a mainstream offering for financial institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa...
13 Apr 2018
While a variety of popular apps such as Apple Siri, Google Now, Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana promise to enhance people's lifestyles, few will have more impact on consumer behaviour than personal finance assistants...
Bradley Elliott 9 Feb 2018
Businesses within the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) could save up to $450 million in clearance documentation once the bloc adopts blockchain technology...
Julius Barigaba 28 Dec 2017
TerraPay secures regulatory approval from Sarb to launch cross-border money transfers...
7 Sep 2017
In 2016, McKinsey estimated that only 5% of CEOs in Africa were female, highlighting just how much work is required globally to achieve gender parity in the corporate sector.
1 Sep 2017
It is clear that technology is changing the landscape of financial services in rural Africa, says KPMG...
8 Aug 2017
Mahindra Comviva and Econet Wireless Zimbabwe win The RemTECH Award in the ‘Visionary Game Changer' category...
25 Jul 2017
HARARE: Zimbabwe's finance minister on Thursday slashed the 2015 growth forecast from 3.2 percent to 1.5 percent after a slump in farm produce due to drought.
3 Aug 2015
South Africa's largest minibus financier, SA Taxi, is looking for opportunities to expand its minibus lending business into other African countries and could direct R100m to its domestic finance project.
12 Jun 2014
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014
Though FirstRand suffered some setbacks in its African growth strategy‚ it remains committed to growing its presence in the rest of the continent through greenfields operations or small acquisitions.
Gillian Jones 11 Sep 2013
The World Bank committed a record US$14.7bn in its fiscal year to June to support economic growth and better development prospects in Africa despite uncertain economic conditions in the rest of the global economy.
1 Aug 2013
Global legal practice Norton Rose has advised South African insurers expanding into other African countries to look beyond the sector-specific regulatory requirements in the jurisdictions they are entering as failure to do so could undermine their investments.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 20 Mar 2013