Sub-Saharan Africa to grow at a slower rate this year, World Bank says

The economy of sub-Saharan Africa is seen growing more slowly this year than previously forecast, largely due to weak investment and productivity, the World Bank said on Wednesday. In a report, it forecast growth in the region to be 2.4 percent in 2017, down from the 2.6 percent that it projected in April. But growth… Continue reading Sub-Saharan Africa to grow at a slower rate this year, World Bank says

KPMG: Africa’s Insurance Market is a sleeping giant.

KPMG Head of Insurance for East Africa James Norman has described Africa’s hugely unexploited insurance market as a sleeping giant. According to him, there is a real buzz about the sector because of its plentiful or enormous opportunities. “There’s a real buzz about the sector because opportunities are immense,” he says. “There’s a young population,… Continue reading KPMG: Africa’s Insurance Market is a sleeping giant.

NIGERIA’S INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) REVENUE HITS $93 MILLION

It is projected that the revenue in Nigeria this year for the internet of things would be about $93m. This was made known by the managing director of Ericsson Nigeria, Mr Rutgar Reman as published in Thisday of June 26, 2017. Quoting a report from the International Data Corporation, he also said “with a revenue… Continue reading NIGERIA’S INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) REVENUE HITS $93 MILLION