Tag: eCommerce

 

Tearing Down Barriers for the Growth of African Rural E-Commerce

The rise and growth of e-commerce in the world and primarily in Africa has created a lot of business opportunities, not only in urban but also in rural areas. The good news is that there is undoubtedly increased connectivity, reaching even the previously inaccessible remote villages across the continent andRead More

There’s Need for More Disruption in Africa’s Tech Scene

For most people living outside Africa, they imagine the continent as the home of poverty, corruption, internet fraud, infrastructure deficit, and everything that describes under-development, marginalization, oppression, bad leadership, insecurity, diseases, and many more. Although the continent is truly beset with some perennial development issues, some of these notions areRead More

Logistics Challenges Facing Ecommerce in Africa

According to Euromonitor, the world’s fastest growing economies by 2030 will be in Africa. This consequently makes the continent the next big e-commerce market. And as this positive narrative continues to place Africa as a top investment destination, the need for advanced logistics systems has become inevitable. The growth ofRead More

Jumia Travel Anniversary and Award Winners

Nairobi, 17th November – 2017 | Jumia Travel today celebrates it’s third anniversary, marking the second edition of Jumia Hotel Awards ceremony at Norfolk, The Fairmont. With five categories each respectively covering a topical highlight in the hotel business, the Jumia Hotel Awards celebrate greatest achievements and relationships that notRead More

Hotels Embrace Technology to Bolster Sales

The rise of online travel agencies in Kenya and the entire region is seen as both an opportunity and a challenge to the hitherto traditional industry that purely relied on direct bookings and customer loyalty.This new trend has in its positive light opened up the industry to global accessibility; butRead More