Opinion and Analysis

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6 business trends to keep an eye on in 2022

If there's one thing the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us, it's that we shouldn't try to predict the future. After all, who could have foreseen a pandemic that is still wreaking havoc across the globe nearly two years later?

Open source: what vaccines taught us about its importance for innovation

Open-source is, in other words, all around us. It’s so ubiquitous that many of us don’t even notice it. But its importance is once again being underlined during the pandemic and the development of the vaccines which offer the best path back to any kind of normal.

Reigning on SIM card Related Fraud in Kenya

The mobile phone plays a critical role in the lives of people in Kenya, just like many other developing countries. Access to financial services, the internet, and money transfer largely depends on a mobile phone, making a SIM card an important identifier for many people.

Embracing a digital-first world, SMBs can have the confidence to thrive

The grit and innovation shown by small and medium businesses (SMBs) during a time of great change have been a triumph. It has also been a testament to the perseverance and creativity of SMBs and the communities in which they operate.

FinTech growth in Africa

An underdeveloped financial system has created a vacuum, necessitating alternative methods to access essential financial instruments like payment services, money transfers, credit, loans, etc.

There’s no cavalry coming - it’s time for business to step up to make change happen

There will be no sudden arrival of the cavalry to rescue us and that will affect the socio-economic change South Africa needs anytime soon. The only solution going forward is private/public co-operation and, as harsh as the statement might seem, it’s necessary.

ICASA Recalls Radio Frequency Spectrum from Operators

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has announced the resolution to recall all temporary radio frequency spectrum, licensed to operators by 30 November 2021.