6 African startups detailed between Environment Financial Forum’s Technological know-how Pioneers of 2022

These startups are at the forefront of their industries, major adjust and resolving some of the world’s most urgent issues including climate modify, meals protection, cybersecurity, and many others.

This year’s cohort is made up of 100 startups from across the environment, which include these 6 from Africa —Okra, Access Afya, Sendy, Pula Advisors, Ejara and Ampersand.

Pursuing their unveiling, the know-how pioneers will now sign up for an alumni local community that comprise some of the world’s most important tech businesses, together with Google, Twitter, Spotify, Wikipedia and Mozilla, and so on.

“By signing up for this group, Know-how

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5 ways Artificial Intelligence is revolutionising African businesses according to Nigerian based entrepreneur Dumebi Okwechime [BI Africa Exclusive]

According to Okwechime, A.I. can be used for credit-risk assessment, automating a significant portion of the credit-lending under-writing process, enabling lenders to offer loans more rapidly, and even extending services to more customer segments without needing to increase the workforce. He explained that by leveraging data, a Credit Decision Engine is built using sophisticated statistical methods to generate risk ratings for customers based on various data attributes. “Such methods can approve loans without visiting a bank branch or any other access points. This is whilst also being able to manage risks to acceptable levels and provide appropriate credit lending limits

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10 best African countries to invest in 2022

Nigeria had a remarkable year after missing the Rand Merchant Bank list of countries to invest in 2021. The country’s gross domestic product stood at $514 billion in 2021, thus emerging as the African country with the highest GDP, according to Statista. Nigeria’s GDP rose by 4.03% in Q3 of 2021, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

The numbers represent the fourth consecutive growth quarter but slower growth compared to the 5.01% recorded in Q2 of 2021. According to Trading Economics, communication, information and services represent 10% of the total output. Agriculture, natural gas, and crude petroleum account

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