Rwanda’s journey towards developing cashless economy

According to the international Growth Center, using cash as a means of payments costs national economies 1.5 per cent of GDP yet stubbornly, 85 per cent of global consumer payments continue to be made in cash. As Rwanda intensifies the "cashless economy" drive, CNBC Africa caught up with the National Bank of Rwanda’s Governor, John Rwangombwa to help us understand how the regulator is looking to hasten the migration.

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Star Quality Speaker Line-Up at Africa Tech Festival 2020

Acknowledged as the world’s largest Africa-focused digital infrastructure and emerging tech event, the Africa Tech Festival has always attracted a stellar line-up of critical thinkers, analysts, futurists, keynote and inspirational speakers. 2020 will more than deliver on that reputation, with a stimulating array of visionary industry presenters, raconteurs and even some sporting greats.

Leveling the playing field for female entrepreneurs in Africa

By Olga Arara-Kimani, Regional Head, Corporate Affairs and Brand & Marketing Introduction Mobilising support for female...

Smart Mobility: Gautrain the sustainable way of travel!

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