Uber has announced its expansion in Africa and the Middle East a while ago. However, recently there was quite a bit of news coverage on this topic. Apparently, the next city for Uber to launch its services will be Accra, the capital of Ghana. Accra will be the first city in Ghana join the Uber … Continue reading Did You Know That Uber Is Not Only Geographically Expanding But Also Diversifying In Africa?
It is commonly known that big banks don’t care much about the less wealthy, since providing banking solutions for them is often considered risky and expensive. Since most banks won't give loans to less wealthy people and having a savings account in the bank usually costs money, people with a very low income usually can’t … Continue reading Did You Know How The Partnership for Financial Inclusion Is Aiming To Provide Financial Services For Everyone?
This weekend, I stumbled upon a really interesting article stressing the vital importance of a functioning logistics sector for innovation and economic growth to flourish in Africa. Apparently, in East Africa the freight and transport costs are among the highest in the world, with freight logistics costs per km being more than 50% higher in … Continue reading Did You Know About How Infrastructure Networks Affect Innovation In Africa?