FarmCrowdy: Why Crowd-Sourcing for Agricultural Financing is the Way to Go

In a nation where institutions are too weak to provide important social and economic amenities for citizens, the concept of maximizing or utilising masses of individuals to solve a large problem can be a massive game changer. Many years of bad government policies in Nigeria have made agricultural financing a ‘rocket science’. Most farmers do… Read More FarmCrowdy: Why Crowd-Sourcing for Agricultural Financing is the Way to Go

Small Businesses can now Accept Payments through Facebook using Mastercard 

On February 28, 2018  at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, SPAIN, Mastercard, a technology company in the global payments industry, announced that it will use Facebook Messenger to provide technology to small businesses in Africa and Asia to drive affordable acceptance of electronic and mobile payments. Access to digital payments will help these businesses expand… Read More Small Businesses can now Accept Payments through Facebook using Mastercard 

Research Article: The Agricultural Sector of Sub-Saharan African Digital Economy

Abstract Digital technology is changing the way things are done globally and revolutionizing Sub-Saharan Africa. Digital Inclusion in the region is fast improving, as the region has the world’s fastest growing mobile penetration; and statistics show it will grow faster than every other region over the next five years. Mobile money is observed to play… Read More Research Article: The Agricultural Sector of Sub-Saharan African Digital Economy

Mobile Banking in West Africa: Ivory Coast and the Francophone Countries

Mobile technology is changing the way communication and business are done in the continent and the mobile industry has become a player in recent time social and economic development in the region. Mobile technology now been used to bridge these infrastructural gaps in the region especially in rural areas. The combination of mobile technology and… Read More Mobile Banking in West Africa: Ivory Coast and the Francophone Countries