Bitcoin Test: Pack n Pay with Bitcoin in South African 2nd Largest Supermarket

Bitcoin is surging in popularity in Africa. This digital payment system that allows users anywhere in the world to transact directly without interference from intermediaries, governments, regulators or central banks is being introduced to regular people in South Africa. This is evident as Pick n Pay, the second largest supermarket chain store in South Africa,… Read More Bitcoin Test: Pack n Pay with Bitcoin in South African 2nd Largest Supermarket

4 Ways Digital Revolution is Conveying Power From Big institutions to Individuals

The advent of transistor, computer, internet, mobile phones and social media led to a digital revolution. These digital technologies have changed the way humans communicate and do things, and the impact is huge. Digital communications which involves the use of computers and mobile phones to communicate through the internet gives an individual the potential to… Read More 4 Ways Digital Revolution is Conveying Power From Big institutions to Individuals

What is a Blockchain and How Does it Work? a simple explanation (for dummies)

Blockchain is a hot topic around the world these days, but for Africans, the technology remains an elusive concept. Some even think it is a scam! The continent presently suffers from the lack of adequate science and tech education and communication. The absence of communication of science and tech development as they evolve is responsible for… Read More What is a Blockchain and How Does it Work? a simple explanation (for dummies)

Check Out These Five Interesting African Inventions

An electricity grid for the whole village Problem: A total of 1.3 billion people worldwide currently don’t have electricity, according to Yale Environment 360. Getting people in rural areas onto the national grid is proving too difficult and traditional solar panels generate meagre amounts of energy. Solution: Steamaco makes solar and battery micro-grids which can… Read More Check Out These Five Interesting African Inventions

Trends Pushing Inclusive Digital Innovation In Africa

Technological innovations, particularly in digital and mobile platforms, have boosted inclusive growth in developing African markets over the past several years. The growth thereby enables lower income segments to gain access to basic goods and services – at more accessible price points and of a higher quality than was previously possible. According to Wim van der Beek,… Read More Trends Pushing Inclusive Digital Innovation In Africa