Opinion and Analysis

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The difficulty of importing goods into Kenya

The inventory business in Kenya is an extreme sport. Losses, cartels, taxman, and other unknown factors can make it really hard for new entrants.

South Africa's data protection law has real-life consequences

South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) is there to protect us because the misuse of personal information has real-life consequences. Take it seriously.

Digital transformation in financial services is an ongoing process

Digital transformation has been ongoing in most financial service organizations for some time. As such, many should be ready in time for the POPIA deadline in South Africa.

The race for electric boda bodas in Kenya

One of the associated industries that have gained from the growth of boda boda is the energy sector. It is estimated that boda boda riders spend about 25% of their income on fuel. This would translate to about KShs 250 million spent every day on fuel.

The mind of a cyber criminal

Cybercriminals are in it for one thing: financial pay-off. They want the money that comes with offering their tools or services, selling stolen data, extortion like ransomware, or plain fraud.

A farmer's milking jelly that has become a popular skincare product in Kenya

While getting sales is hard, sometimes sales can show up from unexpected places. This is the case when people find a different use for your product, one different from what you had in mind when making the product.

Cybersecurity is not just a tech issue but a business problem too

A concerning number of South African companies are not prepared for the inevitability of a cyberattack despite the significant financial and reputational risks.