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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.

Consumers plan to increase social media shopping says Salesforce

When the pandemic struck, many retailers quickly pivoted from brick-and-mortar to online sales. With this quick shift to digital came the...

Uber Ghana celebrates 6 years of innovative mobility

Ride-hailing company Uber, is celebrating 6 years in Ghana and its contribution to local economic growth and empowerment.   

Amazon to launch in Nigeria and South Africa by early 2023

US e-commerce giant Amazon, plans to launch its online marketplace in South Africa and Nigeria and three other markets by early 2023,...

e-Commerce firm Appletree in drive to get one million African traders online

E-Commerce company Appletree Digital Commerce has launched the 'Taking One Million African Traders Online' movement (TOMATO), to unlock entrepreneurial opportunities for...

How ecommerce merchants can take their businesses to the next level

Growing from a small or mid-sized ecommerce store to a significant player in the market takes time, the right strategy and...

Uber reaches 1 billion rides in Africa

Mobility tech company Uber, has announced a significant milestone after completing 1 billion rides across all its markets in Africa.

Jumia to open a Tech Hub in Kenya

Pan-Africa e-commerce giant Jumia, is planning to open a tech hub in Nairobi, Kenya that will create over 100 jobs.

SA’s Entersekt and Capitec Bank bolster security for e-commerce transactions

Entersekt, a global device identity and authentication solutions provider, has announced that South Africa’s Capitec Bank, has implemented its innovative EMV 3D...

Uber Kenya seeks arbitration in dispute with drivers

After drivers filed a lawsuit against Uber Kenya over the reduction of fares by nearly half, the ride-hailing firm has now...

Uber halts services in Tanzania over new pricing regulations

US ride-hailing giant Uber has suspended its services in Tanzania, saying government legislation that raises fares and cuts its commission made...

UPS and Jumia collaborate for Africa expansion

Pan-African e-commerce firm Jumia and global package delivery company UPS, have announced a partnership giving UPS access to Jumia's last mile...

E-hailing drivers protest over high fuel costs in South Africa

Drivers of ride-hailing companies in South Africa such as Uber, Bolt and others have embarked on a strike to protest against...

How innovative chatbots stand to revolutionise retail and eCommerce industries

Considering that the retail industry is so competitive, a retailer’s (in)ability to automate is often an indicator of their success or...

How AI and M2M are advancing payments and e-commerce in South Africa

While artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine to Machine (M2M) technology are nothing new, they are being deployed with greater speed and...

MarketForce raises $40 mln to further empower Africa’s informal merchants

MarketForce, a Kenya-based B2B platform for retail distribution of consumer goods and digital financial services in Africa, has announced the closing...

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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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