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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Five Remarkable African Tech Startups

Sokowatch Coming out of East Africa, the startup Sokowatch from Kenya is using tech to make business easier. Its main customers are small shops, and its goals are to increase access to everyday consumer goods. The orders made via Sokowatch are easily placed through texting. They are then dispatched to nearby delivery agents. These agents […]

Types Of African Lending And Finance

Informal financial markets form the backbone of African economic activity. In addition to these informal structures, nongovernmental organizations have also intervened in African financial markets. Africa is unique in that most financial activity happens outside the confines of the modern banking system. This article will examine the different types of African lending and finance, both […]