Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation in Africa

Africa leads the world in mobile adoption, which continues to offer the biggest cross-sectoral economic opportunities. Mobile  payment  networks,  pioneered in East Africa, opened the wired, global economy to poor, unbanked city and rural dwellers. Companies such as Novartis are using mobile communications to manage their supply chain; Olam has used mobile to reach out […]

Continue Reading

Buhari’s oil policy likely to focus on structural reforms first, taxes last – APC

Nigeria’s president elect Muhammadu Buhari’s priorities for the oil sector may be focused on ending corruption and reforming the opaque national oil company as opposed to fiscal related issues, All Progressives Congress (APC) sources have confirmed to Reuters. Senator Bukola Saraki, whose APC party controls both houses of parliament after a landslide win, told Reuters; “We need […]

Continue Reading

Microsoft unveils Cloudprenuer Application in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria – 18 March 2015 In collaboration with Fate Foundation and Mara Mentor, Microsoft today launched the ‘CloudPreneur Project’ in Nigeria, which will provide participating start-up with entrepreneurship, Cloud and ICT training. At the end of the project, the 20 best performing participants will receive mentorship to manage their own profitable businesses based on […]

Continue Reading