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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

AUC to hold 1st Exporters Conference in Nairobi During the Week of 12 Dec

By Alastair Tempest | Dec 5, 2022 |

The African Union is holding a conference on exporting in Africa in mid-December. EFA will be attending and will take the opportunity to promote the formation of a “Ecommerce Forum…

News From Africa  

By Alastair Tempest | Dec 5, 2022 |

Will SA be influenced by India’s New Bill on Data Privacy? And a Reminder About The PAIA/POPIA Requirements The Indian government has presented a new Bill to Parliament on ‘Digital…

Opportunities, Events and Publications

By Dikonketso | Oct 31, 2022 |

Pan-African Youth Forum Will be held from 1-3 Nov. For more information – CANEX WKND CANEX WKND, the annual creative and artistic fair for Africa is taking place in the Cote d’Ivoire from…

Lastly, The Latest Victim of Theft

By Dikonketso | Oct 31, 2022 |

Wigs and hair extensions imports are increasingly becoming prone to cargo theft and hijackings once they reach SA, and are becoming one of the most insured goods likely to be…

News on Data Privacy in Kenya and SA

By Dikonketso | Oct 31, 2022 |

The Kenyan Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC)’s powers were strengthen by the 2021 Data Protection (Complaints Handling and Enforcement Procedures) Regulations, which set down the complaints mechanisms and remedies for data…

Africa is emerging as a major apparel producing and supplying hub in the world.

By Dikonketso | Oct 31, 2022 |

According to experts at the Asian Sustainable Textile Summit last month, textile manufacturing is shifting from Asia to Africa due to cost saturation in Asia. Apparel exports from Africa crossed…

Everyone’s Excited About the Metaverse – or so MTN Hopes

By Dikonketso | Oct 31, 2022 |

South Africa’s MTN Group wants to tap into its wide network of 34.5m subscribers in Africa to lead the way in popularizing the metaverse in the continent. MTN is present in…

Safaricom Launches 5G Services in Five Cities

By Dikonketso | Oct 31, 2022 |

Following the lead of SA and a handful of other African countries, Safaricom has switched on 5G services in 5 Kenyan cities. 5G provides  data speeds 10 times faster than a 4G connection. For example, if…

Uganda Takes a Lead in Financial Markets in East Africa

By Dikonketso | Oct 31, 2022 |

Uganda trounced all regional peers this year to emerge as a leader in terms of growth of foreign exchange markets, macroeconomic opportunities, and enforceability of standard master agreements—3 of the “pillars”…

Mauritius – the Most Innovative Country in Africa in 2022

By Dikonketso | Oct 31, 2022 |

A report by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has evaluated innovation levels across 130 economies to determine the most innovative markets in the world in 2022. The 2022 Global…