Where Are We on China Union Pay’s Anticipated Challenge to Visa and Mastercard?

  Where Are We on China Union Pay’s Anticipated Challenge to Visa and MasterCard? As the Chinese government welcomes leaders from around the world for its Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, analysts will ask: is the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative a plan to overthrow the existing global order, by pulling Asian countries into…

 Investment Opportunities and Challenges in Nigeria’s Gaming Industry

 Investment Opportunities and Challenges in Nigeria’s Gaming Industry Nigeria is the first African economy on the video game industry with more than US$120 million in annual revenue, followed by Egypt and South Africa. A lot has changed within the Nigerian gaming landscape since the PwC April 2016 “The Gaming Industry in Nigeria” publication. The gaming industry…

Investment Opportunities and Challenges in Nigeria’s Gaming Industry

   Investment Opportunities and Challenges in Nigeria’s Gaming Industry Nigeria is the first African economy on the video game industry with more than US$120 million in annual revenue, followed by Egypt and South Africa. A lot has changed within the Nigerian gaming landscape since the PwC April 2016 “The Gaming Industry in Nigeria” publication. The gaming…

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…

China’s $5.5trln Mobile Payment Taking Over the World as It Dwarfs America’s $112bn Market by 50 Times

“In China, the traditional wallet has been replaced by an electronic wallet on a smartphone. It’s common to make all of your payments for daily needs through that smartphone, using one of two main electronic payment providers: WeChat Pay or Alipay. WeChat Pay is part of the WeChat messaging family, owned by Tencent, and Alipay…