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Yilebes Addis, Chief Executive Officer of EthSwitch, and Dimitrios Dosis, President for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa at Mastercard signing an MoU in Addis Ababa.
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EthSwitch Partners Mastercard to Drive Payment Sector’s Digital Transformation

Ethiopia’s national payment switch, EthSwitch, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard that will enable financial institutions across Ethiopia to boost the adoption and usage of digital payments.

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03 December 2020, Egypt, Tanta: A picture made available on 04 December 2020 shows Cira-03 robot, invented by mechatronics engineer Mahmoud El Koumy, carrying out an ultrasonography examination on a volunteer at Dar Al Qamah hospital. Cira-03 is capable of taking swabs for Covid-19 PCR tests, measuring body temperature, collecting blood samples, serving drinks and sanitizing spaces. Photo: Mahmoud Bakkar/dpa (Photo by Mahmoud Bakkar/picture alliance via Getty Images)

The Digital Transformation Strategy Africa Needs

Nurturing large-scale job creation in Africa will require policies that bring digital solutions to the non-digital economy. To reorient and strengthen their digitalization strategies, the continent’s governments should follow four guiding principles.

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