Africa TMT investment increases as Ethiopia telecom privatisation leads new wave of deals for 2019

Telecom, media and tech investment and consolidation activity in Africa is predicted to reach a record high for 2019 as a number of significant deals including the opening up of Ethiopia’s telecom sector are scheduled, reports specialist news provider TMT Finance (


Focus on Agent Networks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for better financial, economic, and social inclusion

In the DRC, the use of informal financial services remains strongly anchored among the population. In this context, a careful selection of agents appears to be a good alternative at a lower cost to the provision of financial services.