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TikTok Awards Top Creators in Africa

TikTok Awards Top Creators in Africa

Content creators from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa dominated the inaugural TikTok Top Content Creators Awards 2022. bird story agency Former rugby player turned food vlogger Dennis Ombachi, also known as @theroamingchef, emerged victorious at the inaugural TikTok...

Kenyan Banks Take On An African Mobile Money Behemoth

Kenyan Banks Take On An African Mobile Money Behemoth

Kenyan banks, increasingly embattled by mobile money providers, are looking to wrestle control from industry leader, M-PESA, in a battle that could catalyse further innovation and financial inclusion in the region. Seth Onyango, bird story agency "If you can't beat...

Africa Is Getting Ready For The Impending Age Of Robots

Africa Is Getting Ready For The Impending Age Of Robots

With the first humanoid robot launched, others under development, and multiple AI research labs across the continent, Africa is getting ready for the golden age of robotics. bird Story Agency The adoption of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) in Africa got a...

African Crypto Exchange Yellow Card Goes Live In Botswana

African Crypto Exchange Yellow Card Goes Live In Botswana

Yellow Card Financial, an African cryptocurrency exchange, has become the first African company to receive licensing to trade in Botswana, potentially bringing more stability to the crypto market and helping curb illicit finance and the misuse of digital assets. Seth...

Ethiopia Moves to Restrict the Use of Foreign Currency

Ethiopia Moves to Restrict the Use of Foreign Currency

Attempting to shore up its dwindling foreign reserves, Ethiopia has ordered banks to deny foreign currency to businesses importing non-priority items. By requiring businesses to register with banks in order to obtain foreign currency needed to import goods, the move...