Fintech: The Future of Financial Inclusion in Africa

Source: Poverty-action.org Fintech‘financial technology,’ used to describe new tech that seeks to improve and automate the delivery and use of financial services. Just 17% of people in Sub-Saharan Africa have bank accounts. Comparing this to developed economies…

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Ride Hailing Technology in Africa – A Welcomed Disruption?

In most major cities ride-hailing technology has become part of everyday life (I personally could not imagine mine without my Uber app!) In recent years the disruptive industry has launched in Africa with large players…

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The Fashionomics Series: ONCHEK.com

“Focusing on Made in Africa is so empowering because there is just so much opportunity.” Chekwas Okafor – Founder, ONCHEK.com _______ The African Luxury series continues this week with an interview with Chekwas Okafor Founder…

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The Fashionomics Series: Walls of Benin

“Craft is something that we do and have been doing for centuries.” Chi Atanga – Founder Walls of Benin. ________ For the first instalment of this African Luxury series, I spoke with Chi Atanga: Fashion…

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The Fashionomics Series: African Luxury

Photo cred: Ed Singleton It’s been a great season for African Luxury. Hot off the back of Arise Fashion Week (ft Naomi Campbell and Ozwald Boateng) – Lagos, Nigeria is buzzing with African luxury excellence.…

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