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South Africa's Nedbank, in collaboration with Mastercard and Ukheshe, has launched a payment platform that lets businesses receive secure in-chat payments from their customers via WhatsApp.
The duopolistic Mastercard and Visa payment processor hegemony poses a huge threat to the internet, while over the last few years, the dangers of the power held by Big Tech and governments have been under scrutiny - they shouldn't be the only ones.
One of the countermeasures to address rural decline is for tech companies to recognize that talent can operate from anywhere and provide employees the option of working from anywhere. Allow skilled tech workers to work from their rural home towns.
The digital revolution has reached the African continent, driven by the wide spread of emerging technologies, including automation, artificial intelligence, and networking. Some countries, such as Kenya, have taken advantage of digitization.
The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project risks driving East Africa further into unsustainable debt at the mere prospect of reaping meager earnings with the only entities bound to benefit being the foreign oil companies.