Mitigating the impact of climate change in Africa

It is crucial to enhance coherence of efforts to improve climate change, sustainable development goals and disaster risk reduction to ensure resilient and sustainable development in the Africa and Arab Regions. So says Amjad Abbashar, Chief of the Regional Office for Africa, UNISDR. CNBC Africa’s Jill de Villiers caught up with him at this week’s Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction, in Tunisia.…

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Disruptive digital solutions is rewiring the DNA of Banking

By Kennedy Mubita, Africa Head, SC Ventures. Imagine a bank whose customers can tap on a wearable device to...

The future of banking; digitization and collaboration as growth accelerants

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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.


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