Chantel Botha of BrandLove in action at eCommerce Africa 2019.
#eco19: Why brands need to create emotional experiences for Generation CX

The 5th eCommerce Africa conference kicked off at the CTICC on 19 March 2019 with a keynote session by Chantel Botha, founder of BrandLove, in the customer experience track, titled: 'More than a feeling, on why CX is the #1 competitive differentiator'. Here's what you missed!

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

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Focus shifts to a mobile economy in Africa

Africa is judiciously positioned to be the next big mobile market, enviously eyed by global investors for her enormous growth opportunities. 2019 is undeniably the year to prioritise investments in Africa's mobile market, to leverage this monetary opportunity.

By Josephine Wawira 2 days ago

#GlobalRecyclingDay: Coca-Cola's plan to tackle the plastic waste problem in Africa
#GlobalRecyclingDay: Coca-Cola's plan to tackle the plastic waste problem in Africa

In line with its World Without Waste campaign, The Coca-Cola Company is accelerating the collection and recycling of PET plastic bottles across Southern and East Africa, the company announced today in recognition of Global Recycling Day.

3 days ago

Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination
Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination

With average annual growth for sub-Saharan Africa forecast at 8% until 2023 - a positive outlook following the downturn between 2015 and 2017 - the continent is looking increasingly attractive as a trade and export destination.

15 Mar 2019

The Waterpod: improving access to affordable drinking water in Africa
The Waterpod: improving access to affordable drinking water in Africa

An advanced self-service water purification machine, called the Waterpod, could be Africa's answer to providing access to safe, affordable drinking water, while at the same time fighting the environmental scourge of single-use plastics.

15 Mar 2019