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Bookmakers bet on Kenya

Driven by the ability of firms to capitalise on technological uptake and high betting rates among the country’s youth, Kenya’s gambling market is expanding rapidly.

Nigeria: USSD tech powers mobile banking revolution

Tobi Onaoluwa, a PhD student at Nigeria’s University of Ibadan, has just finished designing DNA to be used for molecular analysis and is ready to order the models from a manufacturer based in South Africa.…

Comment: Scaling up digital financial services

With 2 billon people still unbanked globally, digital financial services (DFS) are providing millions of low-income people with the opportunity to access basic and affordable financial services.…

Mobile Money Comes To Ethiopia

Ethiopia lags far behind its East African neighbours in the development of its telecommunications sector and the services, such as mobile money banking, that the system now routinely provides elsewhere.…

Banks Jump On Mobile Money Bandwagon

Mobile money transfers, pioneered by Kenya’s Safaricom and now replicated by a number of other operators, has become more successful than could have been imagined possible.…