digital economy

Ringier Africa expands in Nigeria

Ringier Africa Deals Group Acquires Nigerian Online Shopping Platform DealDey • The acquisition represents an expansion of Ringier Africa’s portfolio beyond publishing and digital marketing in Nigeria and Silvertree’s first e-commerce investment in the country…

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Data Centers in Africa

Infrastructure investment and challenges faced by Africa will take center stage during the Summit with energy being among them  In the first event of its kind, an exciting one-day Summit will meet in Monaco to…

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Digital Congrezz en Madrid

“Digital Congrezz”: centro neurálgico de las tendencias de la transformación digital futurizz, evento de referencia en transformación digital, presenta un programa inigualable de ponentes nacionales e internacionales que ofrecerá a los visitantes la información más…

cloud

Selling cloud software to SMEs

Looking beyond the fear factor when selling cloud software to SMEs By Steven Cohen, Head of Sage One International (Africa, Australia, Middle East, Asia and Brazil) A common misperception is that SMEs using old software…

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Tigo with new nano lending scheme

Tigo Tanzania launches innovative nano lending scheme to its customers • Tigo Nivushe poised to foster financial inclusion Leading digital lifestyle company, Tigo, announced that it will launch an easy to access nano lending product…

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Bank-to-wallet money transfer service

Mahindra Comviva Strengthens its Leadership Position in Digital Music Portfolio in Africa, partners with Mondial Multimedia • Mondial Multimedia to provide the most popular content from local artists in Côte d'Ivoire Mahindra Comviva, the global…

wearables

Wearables cada vez más inteligentes

Tras facilitar la tecnología de pago para pulseras inteligentes, como la pulsera inteligente china JiePay, o relojes inteligentes, como Swatch Bellamy, y la conectividad del dispositivo Samsung Gear S2, G&D se ha consolidado como uno…

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Tecnocom: experiencias digitales cotidianas

 El Pago Móvil Universal HCE, herramientas para la auto gestión de las finanzas personales de los clientes, técnicas de contextualización personalizada para incentivar el consumo, y la contratación digital de múltiples servicios financieros y seguros,…

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Interview: Gillian Ezra, Founder, Simfy

We caught up with Gillian Ezra, Founder at Simfy ahead of VAS Africa this coming June. What is the future of digital services in Africa and what do you think are the top 3 major…

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Interview: Antos Stella, Content Connect Africa

Antos Stella, Managing Director of Content Connect Africa talks to VAS Africa about the digital music industry and how new online distribution channels are supporting African artists reach an international audience. Antos will be taking…

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Interview: Yolande Steyn, FBN

This year’s VAS Africa sees a dedicated M-Money and M-Commerce stream bring together operators, banks and platform providers focusing on new business strategies evolving to meet growing market demands. We spoke to Yolande Steyn, CEO…

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Interview: Hanlie Smuts, MTN

We talk to VAS Africa speaker Hanlie Smuts, General Manager, Product and Digital at MTN ahead of the event to hear her thoughts on the future of digital services in Africa. Hanlie will be speaking at…

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Interview: William Thubakgale, QPlay

We talk to VAS Africa speaker  William Thubakgale, COO of QPlay, ahead of the event to hear his thoughts on the future of digital services in Africa. William will be speaking at VAS Africa this…