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Clickatell enhances digital commerce offering with Chat 2 Pay

Clickatell, a mobile communications and chat commerce service provider, has launched Chat 2 Pay, a solution that delivers a simple way...

Fintech firm Pesapal gets regulatory nods to extend East Africa operations

Pesapal, an electronic payments fintech firm has received regulatory approvals in Kenya and Tanzania as the company accelerates innovation in digital payments and...

Cash is king – but digital payments are coming for the throne

Even with a high banked population and a multitude of electronic payment options available, the average South African still use cash for...

Malawi’s TNM Mpamba taps Mastercard to transform payments landscape

Malawi’s mobile money service provider TNM Mpamba, has launched a Mastercard virtual payment solution that will enable its mobile money wallet customers...

Cellulant, Link Commerce pen deal to enable seamless purchases from global retailers

Pan-African payments company, Cellulant has partnered with Link Commerce, a turn-key B2B eCommerce platform, to enable consumers in Africa to purchase goods...

Ride-hailing app Little expands into Ethiopia

Kenyan ride-hailing firm Little is expanding to Ethiopia joining Safaricom and several other Kenyan firms in the race to crack the Ethiopian market...

SA’s e-commerce surge poised to benefit small, independent retailers

South African consumers are heading online in greater numbers as the e-commerce shopping experience increasingly offers more choice and convenience than can...

Uber toasts to 5 years in Ghana

Ride hailing company Uber, is celebrating five years since it launched operations in Ghana and creating over 6000 job opportunities, coupled with...

Top eCommerce drivers in Sub-Saharan Africa revealed

In the last 3 years, South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya, have been the top market contributors to eCommerce in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)...

Uber offers discounted rides to COVID-19 vaccination sites

Ride-hailing company Uber has announced it is offering discounted trips to and from COVID-19 vaccination sites, as South Africa enters Phase 2...

Uber extends partnership with Moove to empower drivers

Ride-hailing company Uber, has extended its partnership with Moove, sub-Saharan Africa’s first flexible car ownership firm, that will see Uber Go drivers access...

Safaricom in talks with Amazon for M-Pesa global expansion

Kenya’s telecoms operator Safaricom, is in discussions with Amazon about the possibility of integrating its mobile money service M-Pesa, on the e-commerce...

NextNow launches e-hailing services in South Africa

African e-hailing company NextNow, has announced the launch of its services in Johannesburg, South Africa, which will see it take on international...

Hubtel inks deal with VISA for eCommerce expansion in Ghana

Global payments technology firm VISA, has partnered with Hubtel, Ghana’s leading eCommerce company, to expand access to seamless payments on its platform.

Amazon to open new Africa headquarters in Cape Town

Global retail giant Amazon will set up its Africa headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa, in a $57 million (R4 billion) River...

Clickatell unveils Chat Flow, a Chat Commerce workflow builder

Clickatell, a mobile communications and chat commerce services provider has unveiled a new product called Chat Flow, which enables businesses to manage...

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