Blockchain Africa Conference 2018

  Blockchain Africa Conference 2018 Date: March 8–9, 2018 Location: Johannesburg,   Bitcoin Events is proud to announce that the fourth annual Blockchain Africa Conference will be held on the 8 and 9 March 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference 2018 will bring together a diverse range of local and international speakers to discuss blockchain and cryptocurrency use cases,…

Kwese TV Is Revolutionizing Lucrative Pay-As-You-Watch TV in Africa

  Kwese TV Is Revolutionizing Lucrative Pay-As-You-Watch TV in Africa The long-running dominance of the pay-as-you-watch (PAYW) TV in Africa by South Africa-based DSTv is once again set to be threatened. The source of the threat is playing out, first, in the revolution now happening in penetrating the very lucrative Nigerian market led by Kwese…

Where Are the World’s Best FinTech Centers?

Editorial Comment: The 2018   IFZ Global FinTech Rankings would do well to seriously evaluate the phenomenal fintech revolution taking place in Africa. A visit to Nigeria’s fintech firm, Paga, as well as Yabacon Valley and Co-Creation Hub, Lagos Nigeria; Silicon Savannah, Nairobi, Kenya (along with other tech hubs that have sprouted up in other Kenyan cities and towns, including Mombasa (SwahiliBox),…

The Skills That Will Define the Fintech Leaders of Tomorrow

  FINTECH The Skills That Will Define the Fintech Leaders of Tomorrow Reuters  25 Sep 2017 by David Craig The launch of a fintech peer-to-peer learning platform offers a new model for finance professionals to keep up with the accelerating pace of change. Imagine having to know about everything to be successful in today’s world. New knowledge…

  Africa’s data revolution: Accelerating development through data-driven decision-making   5TH OCTOBER 2017 BY: IN ON AFRICA IOA It is essential that Africa’s data revolution be viewed as the joint responsibility of governments, international agencies, civil society and the private sector. Good quality data enables forward thinking and informed decision-making – both of which are critical in…