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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Adinqra Digital: Changing Perceptions Through Design

“We noticed a gap in terms of how certain businesses are perceived and we wanted to ensure that there’s no reason why a Western brand should be better received than our own.” Raymond Edusei &…

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African Inspired Holiday Lookbook

For my girls trip this summer I wanted to bring along some African inspired pieces from some of my favourite brands. It wasn’t difficult though as so many have become my regular go-to’s! Here, I’ve picked…

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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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