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Posts Tagged ‘online shopping’

  • MallforAfrica enables retailers from the United States and United Kingdom to securely consumer products to millions of shoppers in Nigeria (image: MFA)

    Nigeria: Shopping online has just become easier

    March 20, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Online shopping has become more accessible to African citizens, thanks to major strides made by internet operators on the continent. But while online shopping has been booming, most Nigerians still struggle to purchase goods from the US and the UK – until...

  • Rocket Internet’s Jumia  (image: Google)

    JUMIA launches in Uganda

    February 7, 2014 • OnlineComments (0)

    Today Nigeria’s JUMIA, an online shopping destination in Africa, is extending its services to Uganda. The East African country will now have access to Jumia’s wide range of products including: fashion, electronics, home appliances, mobile devices and...

  • Online shopping on the rise

    January 24, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    There is no doubt that online shopping is booming in South Africa. Results of a recent News24 online survey conducted by PayU, a South African online and mobile payment service provider, support findings from a World Wide Worx research report claiming a 30%...

  • Keep digitally safe this holiday season

    November 22, 2011 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off

    With the festive season around the corner, many consumers will be looking to beat the Christmas shopping rush by shopping online. While this is a fast, effective and convenient way to purchase holiday gifts, it can be hazardous for those that are inadequately...

  • Kenyan commuters buy bus tickets online

    June 16, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    Sakura Sanmic Investments Company has introduced eManamba, an online bus ticketing system for Kenya public transport commuters. Passengers will be able to schedule enquiries, reserve seats and purchase tickets using their mobile payment provider. After...

  • Tips for safe purchasing on the Internet from your cell phone

    November 15, 2010 • OpinionComments Off

    While your cell phone has access to the same Internet that your PC has access to, it also carries a link to your phone bill and this combination affords new billing mechanisms to content providers. This change can catch consumers unaware and could result in...

  • Kulula launches mobile phone shopping website

    October 2, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (2)

    With the unbridled growth of South Africa’s mobile telecommunications market, kulula today launched the country’s easiest website where consumers can browse, build and buy a cell phone package from the three network operators. Powered by Altech Autopage...