Wala the blockchain-powered financial services platform and launch partner of Dala cryptocurrency has announced that it is now live in three markets, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda; thereby removing barriers to financial services and providing millions of consumers in these markets with a zero-fee, “better-than-banking” solution.
Top entrepreneurs, investors and executives from Africa, Silicon Valley and Europe will be meeting at the year’s MEST Africa Summit, which will be held in Cape Town South Africa, from the 18th to 20th of June.
The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative is making enormous strides in Africa when it comes to helping the youth of the continent gain the relevant skills and requirements that are needed in the African job market. Ian Merrington, CEO of CiTi said: “South Africa faces an enormous unemployment problem while at the same time the economy is being constrained from growing at its full potential because of a shortage of appropriate skills. This is further exacerbated by a rapid change to our old economic model as the new digital economy becomes pervasive.”