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Network International to acquire African eCommerce giant DPO group

Network International Holdings, a leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa is set to acquire DPO Group which...

Ugandan government helps e-commerce platforms flourish during COVID-19 crisis

Uganda has seen a boom in e-payment solutions in recent years. Between 2015 and 2019, mobile money transactions in  the country more...

eCommerce feels logistics pinch of COVID-19 boom

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred unprecedented growth in eCommerce, accelerating local adoption rates by as many as three to five years.

Jumia Kenya transforms SMEs into e-commerce hubs

Jumia a Nigerian founded online marketplace has established e-commerce Pickup Stations in Kenya where customers can place or collect orders.

Amazon creates 3,000 new virtual jobs in South Africa

E-Commerce giant Amazon, has announced the creation of 3,000 new virtual jobs in Customer Service in South Africa.

Facebook moves into eCommerce with launch of Shops platform

Facebook is venturing into e-commerce with the  launch of  Shops, a mobile-first shopping experience where businesses can easily create an online store...

Mukuru launches Grocery service for South Africa based Zimbabweans

Mukuru, one of Africa’s leading remittance providers, has launched Mukuru Groceries, a service that will give South African based customers the ability...

Ivory Coast: Digital Afrique Telecom launches Smart delivery app

Digital Afrique Telecom (DAT) a pan-African mobile technology company present in over 20 African countries  has launched a Smart delivery app to...

South Africa eases eCommerce restrictions

South African online stores have been allowed to sell any product other than alcohol and cigarettes under Alert Level 4 lockdown.

Uber introduces new safety measures in fight against Corona Virus

As governments begin to lift lockdowns, Uber is taking unprecedented safety measures to help everyone who uses its app stay safe and...

South African grocery delivery startup Zulzi gets JSE-listed Investor

Johannesburg based online grocery delivery startup Zulzi has raised R30-million from a JSE-listed company. The startup, which was founded by Vutlharhi...

Senegal accelerates e-Commerce initiatives to combat COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed Senegal to speed up the rollout of a public e-commerce platform, projects for internet infrastructure development and...

Uber axes 3,700 staff as trips drop in lockdowns

Uber has announced plans to cut 3,700 full-time staff - about 14% of its workforce - as business plunges following Covid-19 shutdowns.

Nigerian agri-tech startup moves into e-Commerce with Foods platform

Nigerian agri-tech startup Farmcrowdy has ventured into the e-commerce space with the launch of Farmcrowdy Foods, a one-stop digital marketplace that allows consumers to...

eCommerce In Africa – An analysis of the startup investment landscape

With the rise of the internet, the millennial consumer, mobile-money penetration, and a reported increase in Africa’s middle-class disposable income, the African e-Commerce industry...




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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