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Safaricom to bring M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular mobile money service firm M-Pesa to East Africa’s biggest market in terms of population. …

Africa’s Tech Revolution: Beyond the hype

From the rooftop lounge of Andela’s appropriately named EPIC Towers, the skyline of Nigeria’s coastal economic hub Lagos is littered with telecommunication pylons stretching as far as the eye can see.…

How can Africans trade more with other Africans?

Global companies were supposed to be more efficient, leveraging resources from across the world, from places where they are best sourced, to create value on an unprecedented scale.…

M-Kopa lights up East Africa

Jesse Moore was among a group of people working on Safaricom and Vodacom’s mobile money solution called M-Pesa in 2010.…

Can ‘pay as you go’ solar light up rural Africa?

With its abundance of clear skies and sun, and its limited electricity infrastructure, it is little wonder that Kenya is emerging as a big market for alternative sources of power such as solar energy.…