• 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

    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

    Coming of age

    Coming of age

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

    Mass appeal

    Mass appeal

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