Washington D.C. hosted the 7th edition of the Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) on April 21. On the occasion, Zekarias Amsalu, co-founder of the event, and also founder and CEO of Ibex Frontier, shares with Resilient Digital Africa his thoughts on the emerging trends shaping fintech in Africa.
<p>With the development of the digital sector, data protection has become a major issue on the African continent according to Aisha Kadiri, researcher at Digital Africa. After having given a brief overview of the need for data protection in Africa in a first part(link here), Aisha Kadiri addresses in the second part below some of the conditions that complicate African-centric data protection.</p>
With the development of the digital sector, data protection has become a major issue on the African continent according to Aisha Kadiri, researcher at Digital Africa. In this first part, the specialist discusses the dual need for research-based policies and a harmonized regulatory framework on the African continent.
Bertrand FOFFE, founder of Jangolo, shares with Resilient.digital-africa his experience with Digital Africa.
Bertrand FOFFE, founder of Jangolo, talks to Resilient.digital-africa, about his strategy to access African and international markets.
Launched in 2012 as part of Kenya’s Vision 2030 development plan, Konza Technolopolisis expected to significantly strengthen STEM fields, whose growing attractiveness is increasingly linked to technological innovations. Josephine NDAMBUKI, Manager, Economic Development, Partnerships & Resource Mobilization at Konza Technopolis Development Authority provides in this interview the main keys to understanding this new development.
The digital transformation represents a unique opportunity for Africa to achieve its ambitions: however, it must be fully prepared to capitalize on this dynamic. In particular by investing more in training in digital technology and human skills (“soft skills”), the teams of Digital Africa argue in this article.
One year ago, Digital Africa and its partners launched Africa Next. Clive BUTKOW, CEO of Kalon Venture Partners, talks about this experience.
Scale Series – Co-founder and CEO of the Nigerian incubator Co-Creation Hub, Bosun TIJANI shares his experience on the challenges of scaling up for African tech startups.
“Scale” Series – A member of the Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) fund team since 2017, Issa SIDIBÉ is the Managing Director of the impact fund Comoé Capital. Sponsored by I&P DEV 2, the financial vehicle is dedicated to financing and supporting small and medium businesses with high potential in Ivory Coast.