• The missing link

    The missing link

    Banks are still exploring blockchain’s potential for financial services, but they do know the technology is the start of something big – and that they’d better be prepared

    Shop talk

    Shop talk

    Africa’s e-commerce activity is still relatively small but as more consumers realise that it’s a safe and convenient way to purchase, there is huge scope for future growth

    Coming of age

    Coming of age

    With the help of improved technology, financial companies are devising a new generation of retirement investment products

    Sold on the idea

    Sold on the idea

    As card payments become more widespread, merchants across the continent are turning to convenient, mobile point-of-sale devices

    Mass appeal

    Mass appeal

    When it comes to drawing private sector investment, the continent is looking increasingly attractive