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Uber to use alerts to remind riders to buckle up

Ride-sharing company Uber Technologies plans to begin reminding passengers to wear seat belts by pinging driver phones and sending riders messages as...

Bolt plans to recruit 200,000 new drivers in Africa this year

Ride-hailing mobility tech company Bolt has announced plans to recruit an additional 200,000 drivers in Africa in 2022 as demand for its...

Ethiopian Airlines plans to cash in on Africa’s e-Commerce boom

Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced plans to ramp up investment in cargo services and infrastructure as it looks to become a logistics...

Kenyan eCommerce firm Copia raises $50 million Africa expansion

Kenyan-based mobile commerce platform and goods distributor Copia Global has raised $50 million from investors to fund its expansion into the...

How to kick start your eCommerce journey in 2022

More than 22 million South African shoppers are clicking “add to cart” at least once a month

Ivory Coast e-Commerce firm ANKA raises $6.2 million for expansion

Africa-focused, e-commerce platform ANKA (formerly Afrikrea) which is backed by Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. co-founder Joe Tsai, has raised $6.2 million...

Mukuru enables eCommerce purchases for South African customers

Mukuru, one of Africa’s largest remittance companies has announced that its Mukuru Card has been activated for online purchases in South...

Autochek launches Africa’s first online new car loans marketplace

Automotive technology company, Autochek Africa, has announced the launch of a dedicated brand new car sales section on its website and...

Flutterwave launches new e-commerce service to boost SME growth in Africa

Payments technology company Flutterwave, has launched its new e-commerce service, Flutterwave Market – an extension of its Flutterwave Store service, which...

How to avoid Black Friday shopping scams

Cyber attackers will resort to all tactics to trick users into downloading malware or handing over credit card data compromising their...

Shoprite launches online liquor store with home delivery service across South Africa

The online liquor store is selling a rare Cognac for R70 000 ($4 600)Delivery service available throughout South Africa

Bolt takes aim at Africa for growth – no interest in US expansion

Estonian on-demand transport firm Bolt, a rival of Uber in the ride-sharing and food delivery business, has announced plans to focus on Europe...

e-Commerce marketplace DUBUY launches in Kenya

Global logistics firm, DP World has announced that its wholesale e-commerce marketplace DUBUY.com has launched in Kenya.  According to...

Bolt to roll out electric taxis in South Africa

Ride-hailing firm Bolt has announced plans to roll out electric vehicles as an added option in South Africa, four months after introducing e-bike...

Four technologies that will have high impact on digital commerce

According to the 2021 Gartner, Hype Cycle for Digital Commerce, over the next two years, visual configuration, digital wallets, customer identity...

China’s Didi launches operations in Egypt

Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, has now launched operations in Egypt. The North African country becomes the second in Africa where Didi...

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Infor appoints new GM and VP for Middle East & Africa region

Specialized business cloud software provider, Infor, has announced the appointment of Kerry Koutsikos as vice president and general manager for the...

South African software engineers are moving to Europe, without leaving home

Companies looking for South African software engineers might find they have lost them to Europe - without them leaving the country....

SHAREit prepares to enter African market

Global tech company SHAREit Group, has announced it is expanding into the African market to unlock the potential of the mobile...

e-Hailing firm Bolt launches African hub in Kenya

Estonian-based ride-hailing firm Bolt has launched its African hub in Nairobi, Kenya, as it strengthens its presence on the continent.

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