Is Your Strategy Disruption Proof?

It’s the last quarter of the year, everyone’s planning for 2017. But let’s take a minute and think about whose strategy is really going to hold in the coming turbulent year.

Transformed Nigeria: GES Program

Nigeria became the largest economy in Africa in 2013 but was still yet to fulfill its true potential. The agriculture sector that always contributed up to 60% of its GDP had started declining steadily for almost a decade. As a country with 84 million hectares of arable land (an area larger than Turkey), there was a definite problem to address. To…

Staying in the game: 3 things banks need to do

In our last article, we were questioning if Kenyans really needed banks or if they just need banking services. We waded through some of the conventions that traditional banks have become accustomed to in an era where digital and mobile payments are brewing. We peeled and brought to surface the top trends affecting the financial…

Kenyans don’t need Banks

Over the last 5-7 years, financial inclusion has been driven by non-traditional banking channels – M-Pesa, Agency Banking, M-Shwari for lending, Independent Lending Applications, for instance Branch & Tala. “…there is still an opportunity for banks to claim back the share of customer sliced off from their domain” This space was previously a reserve for banks,…