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Wangu chat app gains early traction

Wangu chat app gains early traction

 

Zim tech entrepreneur Farai Mundangepfupfu outlines plans to commercialise the offering.

Ivory Coast imposes new tax on mobile money transfers

Ivory Coast imposes new tax on mobile money transfers

Authorities acknowledge they would need the cooperation of operators to enforce the law.

Funeral cover can now be bought like airtime

Funeral cover can now be bought like airtime

Insurance company African Unity Life lets small business owners using Spazapp sell funeral cover to customers via cellphones.

Jumia reached 1bn visit landmark in 2017

Jumia reached 1bn visit landmark in 2017

Events like Black Friday have helped to secure the increase, according to the company.

Sites buckle under Black Friday pressure

Sites buckle under Black Friday pressure

Several local online retailers have had trouble keeping their sites up and running due to overwhelming volumes of visitors trying to find a deal this Black Friday.

Nigeria emerges as e-commerce leader

Nigeria emerges as e-commerce leader

Disrupt Africa report finds less than 30% of African e-commerce start-ups profitable due to lack of funding.

 Makro acquires majority stake in Wumdrop

Makro acquires majority stake in Wumdrop

The retailer has bought into the last mile delivery start-up as a way to speed up its delivery times.

Nigeria emerges as Africa e-commerce leader

Nigeria emerges as Africa e-commerce leader

Disrupt Africa report finds less than 30% of African e-commerce start-ups profitable due to lack of funding.

Africa's bargain hunters ready as Black Friday nears

Africa's bargain hunters ready as Black Friday nears

Expectation is high among the continent's e-commerce markets.

Kenya's DPO makes Setcom its 6th SA payments acquisition

Kenya's DPO makes Setcom its 6th SA payments acquisition

Deal widens the portfolio of available payment solutions.

Zim mobile payments surge to US$11bn as bitcoin emerges stronger

Zim mobile payments surge to US$11bn as Bitcoin emerges stronger

Locals are reportedly turning to bitcoin to bypass international payment hurdles.