A payments revolution is taking place in Africa that is not only seeing the payment infrastructure develop at speed, but which is also leapfrogging the pace of technology adoption in some European countries. Christian Bwakira, Managing Director for Middle East & Africa, considers the role that Android adoption is playing and the transformative effect of a business-centric approach in payment.
Often when we talk about Financial Inclusion, we are drawn to the plight of developing countries. Africa, for example, is associated with high levels of cash use, the black economy, challenges with illiteracy and people on low incomes struggling to survive in rural areas.
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