South Africa's New Challengers

South Africa's New Challengers

Out with the old, in with the new? Not quite, as the region’s incumbent banks are stepping up to the challenge presented by a spate of new, digital-only entrants that have no legacy system costs.      

The Next Frontier For African Banking

The Next Frontier For African Banking

With customers hungry for new digital experiences and a large unbanked population, Africa is shaping up as a bellwether of how banks can truly embrace the digital age and serve customers better.

Mobile’s Last Barriers

Mobile’s Last Barriers

Sub-Saharan Africa is already light years ahead of the rest of the world in advancing mobile banking. Now, governments are pressing for more cross-system compatibility.

Algeria | No Welcome Mat

Serious problems detract from Algeria’s foreign direct investment appeal, although the government is making efforts to improve.