Tag: e-commerce

COVID-19: How the pandemic is driving a new e-commerce wave in Kenya

In Kenya, Bolt Business Delivery that was launched on the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has witnessed increased deliveries and cashless payments on its platform. Joining CNBC Africa to unpack this trend is Ola Akinnusi, Country Manager, Bolt Kenya.

COVID-19: Authenticated identity becoming critical as businesses work remotely

The Covid-19 pandemic is making businesses shift their models to working remotely, thereby making authenticated identity increasingly critical to unlock financial inclusion, drive e-commerce and financial services. Esigie Aguele, CEO of Nigerian KYC start-up; Verifyme joins CNBC Africa for more.

The Day After COVID-19: Overcoming the Novel Coronavirus double jeopardy in Central Africa

Amidst the suffering and the havoc caused by COVID-19, we witnessed the best of mankind. Former enemies forgot old quarrels and came together for the common good, some sanctions were waived for humanitarian reasons and fighting stopped temporarily.

COVID-19: GET IT Founder Nkuranga on how to raise capital during a pandemic

E-commerce has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of the COVID-19 pandemic with more up-take thus attracting more investment, so how do you raise capital funding in a pandemic? Lauren Nkuranga, Founder & Chairman of GET IT joins CNBC Africa for more.

Here’s how digital coupons impact e-commerce businesses

Mzawadi unveiled a new incentive program with fully automated CashBack and Manufacturer's coupons platform to help businesses track their clients across the globe.

Kenya Tax Authorities turn heat on e-commerce for revenue collection

Global online firms generating cash in Kenya’s cyberspace will start paying taxes in the next six months if Parliament enacts the Finance Bill, 2020 into law. The proposed law has not defined the threshold of what constitutes the amount of tax payable under digital services but stipulates that payment made under the new tax shall be due at the time of the transfer for the service to the providers. Alex Owiti, ICT Policy Analyst joins CNBC Africa for more.

How e-commerce is helping businesses navigate the economic fallout of COVID-19

The uptake of e-commerce has seen a rapid increase in the months of the lock-down as consumers turned to e platforms for the delivery of their goods. But will this momentum be maintained now that many countries are opening up again? Egide Butare, Managing Director of the e-commerce platform, Store 2 Door spoke to CNBC Africa for more.

The growth of e-commerce during COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has promoted extraordinary growth in the e-commerce industry as more consumers turn to online shopping and digital transactions to meet their needs. Digital transactions will change the future of consumer behaviour post-Covid-19 and one of many concerns, is that of online security. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Aida Diarra, Senior Vice President and Group Country Manager for Visa Sub-Saharan Africa.