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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.

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FASTA and Mastercard launch South Africa’s first virtual credit card

South African fintech, FASTA, has partnered with Mastercard to launch FASTACard, the country’s first virtual Mastercard credit card.

Need of the Hour: Dedicated Networks for Industrial Connectivity

With Industry 4.0, the manufacturing and logistics industries are in the midst of digital transformations to increase automation and efficiency. There is...

How mobile tech is driving strong retail sales

There can be no doubt that the next era of retail success will be defined by the friction-free, or ultra-convenient, shopping experience....

Samsung could ditch in-box phone charger

According to reports, Samsung may ditch the inclusion of chargers in the boxes of some of its smartphones from as early as 2021.