Paris is working on a new, and fairer way to engage with Africa, especially as it looks to expand its bilateral relationship with Nigeria - the ... biggest economy on the continent, says Franck Riester, France's minister of foreign trade and attractiveness, in an interview from Abuja
Coronavirus clearly accelerates the trend to digitalisation, worldwide.
How then did it affect a country ahead of the digital pack, such as Kenya, which since 2007 has been zapping cash around the country with phone-to-phone money transfer, M-Pesa? “I think we survived because if migrating our transactions to the digital channels where we already had success”, says Oigara. “More than 98% of our transactions are already out of our premises, and we saw a fourfold increase in digital transactions since last March”.