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Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers

Free Wi-Fi is more than just keeping clients longer at a coffee shop or charging for every megabyte of usage for retailers' ISP to collect revenue...

By Prashil Gareeb 17 hours ago

#SeamlessAfrica: A masterclass in millennial engagement and retention

Millennials are known to be tech-savvy, socially engaged, have zero tolerance for delays and are always on the go...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 17 Mar 2017

Smarter banking solution for East African millennials

A mobile solution gives millennials in East Africa access to banking services, transfers and payments…

15 Mar 2017

Engen Zambia partners to add chicken to offering

Engen's partnership with Corner Bakery provides Zambians with fast food chicken on the go…

14 Mar 2017

East African online payment platform expands to Southern Africa

East African online payment service provider, The Direct Pay Online Group, expands further afield in Africa with acquisitions…

13 Mar 2017

Egyptians protest over new bread subsidies system

Dozens of Egyptians protested across the country because they were unable to get their share of subsidised bread, police said…

9 Mar 2017

MasterCard assists 1.1 million African smallholder farmers

The MasterCard Foundation has committed a total of $38.3 million for programmes to improve productivity and market access for farmers in 11 African countries...

7 Mar 2017

Alexander Forbes eyes Africa

Alexander Forbes was "actively looking" for acquisitions in a number of countries including Ghana, Nigeria and Morocco, to expand its emerging markets business...

6 Mar 2017

New partnership for Vodafone Zambia and Shoprite

Vodafone Zambia has announced a partnership with South African food retail chain Shoprite…

3 Mar 2017

#eComConfex: A crash course in cross-border e-commerce

As the CEO of the continent's largest online shopping platform, Nigeria-born Chris Folayan knows a thing or two about creating online experiences...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Feb 2017

Severe food shortages impact Africa's refugees

UNHCR and WFP are concerned that sustained cuts to food assistance will have severe nutrition and protection-related consequences for refugees…

24 Feb 2017

Global online shopping made easier in Africa

DHL's On Demand Delivery service in Sub-Saharan Africa is making online shopping easier in Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mauritius and Tanzania, with more countries being added…

22 Feb 2017

Significant growth in money transfers to Tanzania

Digital money transfer service hits 10,000 in unique transactions per month in Tanzania, via WorldRemit…

22 Feb 2017

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