Is ‘Old Mutual’ the Next Big Thing?

L-R: President, Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB), Mr. Kayode Okunoren; Commissioner for Insurance, Alhaji Mohammed Kari; Chief Executive Officer, Old Mutual General Insurance Company, Mrs. Rachel Emenike; and Chief Executive Officer, Old Mutual Life Nigeria Assurance Company, Mr. Keith Alford during the 2016 CEO’s Retreat of NCRIB in Ilesa, Osun State…recently Aviation School […]

Inside 4Di Capital’s new R256m fund

MMI Holdings has committed hundreds of millions of rand to investing in and nurturing the next-wave of health and financial technology start-ups, both in South Africa and worldwide. By Duncan McLeod. Justin Stanford MMI Holdings, the JSE-listed parent of Momentum and Metropolitan, has committed hundreds of millions of rand to investing in and nurturing the […]

Africa Doesn’t Have Necessary Software Technology To Develop Economy – Expert

A leading film technology development firm in Africa, Coders4Africa (C4A), has said that Africa does not have the necessary software technology to aid economic development in the region. Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Amadu Dafe, stated this yesterday at the 2015 Coders4Africa technology conference, themed: Shaping Africa’s Software Industry Towards A Digital Economy, organised […]

Does African pushback over xenophobic attacks highlight the regional decline of South Africa?

From a position of strength, post-apartheid South Africa has steadily lost its shine. It may need saving once again. South Africa’s Nkozazana Dlamini-Zuma is congratulated by president Jacob Zuma after being sworn in as the African Union Commission chair in July 2012. South Africa has lost much of its regional lustre. (Photo/AFP) BRAND South Africa is […]

Interswitch launches $10m fund, invests $850k in A-Post

Pan-African payments company Interswitch has launched a US$10 million ‘ePayment Growth Fund’, and made its first investment in Tunde Kehinde’s tech-driven courier company ACE. Interswitch said the fund is intended to serve as a “catalyst for funding innovation and disruptive business concepts within the payment industry across Africa”. The company is looking to collaborate with […]