US Sanctions Cause MTN Stock Prices To Fall

Africa’s largest mobile operator MTN fell sharply on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) yesterday after the company flagged that US President Donald Trump’s reinstatement of sanctions against Iran could hamper its efforts to repatriate 200million (R2.98billion) in cash back to South Africa.

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BitPesa Is Slowly Invading The West African Bitcoin Scene

Ghanaians can now transact with the rest of the world using bitcoin as the mode of payment for the first time, thanks to the introduction of bitcoin business investment by BitPesa, a premier digital payments platform for frontier markets.

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Agri-tech Startups Are Booming Across Africa

The African agri-tech space is booming, with the number of startups operating in the market growing 110 per cent over the past two years, and over US$19 million invested into the sector in that period.

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