The Vodacom Group, which is transitioning from a traditional telco to a tech company, views fibre optic internet as the next frontier to be conquered ... in South Africa and the rest of the continent, says Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub.
Has Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune finally found a hidden gem to run the benighted ministry of finance?
The instability in the post of Minister of Finance – three incumbents in three years – has been high since Tebboune’s arrival in power in December 2019. By officially installing Brahim Djamel Kassali (67) on 14 July, the Algerian head of state entrusted the post to a leader with a profile that is more complex than it appears. In a career spanning forty years, Kassali has helped the Algerian state resolve a major debt crisis… and helped transform the country’s financial industry.