As much as people love social media, there is a dark side to it too - one involving counterfeit goods and billions of Rands of lost revenue for companies and governments the world over...
7 Jun 2019
Transforming retail starts with the business model, not the technology...
Toros Esim 27 Mar 2019
The share of internal trade in Africa remains low, as reflected by official statistics. This is despite numerous regional trade agreements that have led to tariffs removal within the trading blocs...
Kenyan B2B e-commerce startup Sokowatch has closed a $2 million seed round to further expand its customer base across East Africa while also piloting additional value-added services for shops...
Tom Jackson 30 Jul 2018
Kenyan startup Tanda, which makes it easier to run a shop by allowing shop owners to order and manage their inventory, has formally launched after a four-month pilot...
Tom Jackson 6 Jun 2018
Africa is an ideal market for brand holders and counterfeiters as growth in brand investment creates demand...
Vanessa Ferguson 25 May 2018
Kenyan agri-tech startup Twiga Foods has partnered IBM Research to extend access to microloans to 220 food stall retailers across Kenya using a blockchain-based financing system...
Tom Jackson 19 Apr 2018
Over the last 20 years Johannesburg has become an intense wholesale and retail centre for local hawkers and for traders from all over sub-Saharan Africa...
Dr Tanya Zack 6 Nov 2017
It can take up to three months or even more for food to travel from the farm to table. “The longer this supply chain, the less control you have over the product and the harder it is to maintain quality and safety.”
19 Sep 2017
Angola, a Portuguese-speaking country, is strongly influenced by the cultural output of Brazil...
Léa Barreau Tran 17 Jul 2017
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: From Cameroon to Ivory Coast, Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), traders in counterfeit drugs do a thriving business with the utmost cynicism and sometimes at the cost of human lives.
24 Aug 2013
Some people seem to think that South Africa is the king of oddities and curiosities, particularly when it comes to the many schemes aimed at fleecing unsuspecting and gullible consumers of their money. But there are oddities all over Africa and there just as many crooks, thieves and scammers in other parts of Africa as there are in South Africa.
Paddy Hartdegen 4 Jul 2013
Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.
Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011
Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.
Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011
LONDON, UK: Survey reveals bridging digital divide between urban and rural Africa represents major growth opportunity.
23 Nov 2010
WINDHOEK: "Africans do not believe women can do big business," fumes Zambian trader Angelica Rumsey. She is referring to the routine harassment of women traders by border officials throughout the southern African region but her statement is also reflected in the nature of goods on display at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Women in Business Trade Fair in Windhoek from 12-18 August 2010.
Servaas van den Bosch 17 Aug 2010