digital transformation

mobile retail payments

UL collaborates with WIZZIT Digital to advance mobile retail payments

The launch of a SoftPOS with PIN mobile retail payments solution is set to help speed up the deployment of contactless payments...

DAY TWO: Best of Enlit Africa digital event agenda

Day two at Enlit Africa digital event has a heavy focus on all matters utility related including communication technology and climate finance to support long-term infrastructure growth.
energy efficiency

Prioritising energy efficiency while navigating high costs in SA

South Africa is set to see the effects of the 15,63% energy tariff hike while navigating a floundering economy and escalating costs. How do businesses still prioritise energy efficiency as a solution and not incur more overall costs?
digital transformation

Digital transformation journey begins at Africa-focused RE company

rAREH has selected Infor SunSystems financial management system as its replacement accounting system to support the continuing growth of its business in sub-Saharan Africa.

ASCA aims to put Africa “at the table of prosperity”

African supply chain and procurement professionals gathered online for ASCA 2020 to address blockchain, drone technology, and e-commerce.
fourth industrial revolution

Podcast: Digitalisation’s role in the utility of the future

Listen to this podcast episode in which Mike Ballard, Vice President Industry Strategy at Oracle Utilities, speaks about digitalisation and why financial sustainability is so important for utilities in both developed and developing countries.
funding

MENA region requires $5.47bn to transform its economies

The World Bank responded to strong demand from the MENA region during the financial year that ended on 30 June 2019, with $5.47 billion in new commitments.
ICT

Inaugural Digital Economy Summit geared toward the rollout of 4IR

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, is expected to address the first Digital Economy Summit today at the Gallagher Convention Centre in the north of Johannesburg.
Digital Rural Transformation

Benin: Digital Rural Transformation Project promises a new dawn

A Digital Rural Transformation Project in Benin aimed towards financial inclusion, will be supported by the World Bank with funding worth $100 million.
covid pandemic

Ghana holds nearly $4bn of opportunity in digital skills

IFC in cooperation with L.E.K. Consulting issued a report showing the demand for digital skills in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow at a faster rate.

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