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E-Commerce Sub-Sector Assessment Report for Kenya (Mwencha (2016) 2016 E-Commerce Sub-Sector Assessment Report for Kenya)

ICC Africa Statement (20180412 ICC Africa Statement_v7)

Ecommerce News In Africa

Selling into Africa

By Shahrain Coovadia | Apr 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Selling into Africa

DHL has unveiled an ecommerce app designed to enable global retailers sell goods to African buyers. Called DHL Africa eShop, the logistics giant says the platform “provides convenience, speed, and…

Investing in African Start-ups

By Shahrain Coovadia | Apr 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Investing in African Start-ups

Partech Africa’s 2018 annual report says African tech startups raised US$1.163bn in 2018. The report’s data, from 146 African startups covering equity deals in 164 rounds shows a +108% growth…

Annual UNCTAD Ecommerce Week

By Shahrain Coovadia | Apr 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Annual UNCTAD Ecommerce Week

The UN Committee for Trade and Development held its annual Ecommerce Week from 1-5 April in Geneva. This coincided with the 22nd ratification of the African Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which…

Africa and the Service Industries

By Shahrain Coovadia | Feb 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Africa and the Service Industries

The services industries in Africa are a major component of the Continent’s economy. In 2016, about 55% of Africa’s GDP was generated by services. The share of services in Africa’s…

Tear down barriers and African e-commerce will thrive, say CEOs

By James van der Hoven | Dec 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Tear down barriers and African e-commerce will thrive, say CEOs

Participants at UNCTAD’s Africa eCommerce Week discover that e-commerce will flourish only when governments and businesses across the continent work together. Read more here

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