Ecommerce Fashion

Maka Bags $2.65m to Streamline Purchase of African Fashion Products

Maka, an African fashion and beauty e-commerce platform, has closed a $2.65 million pre-seed investment led by 4DX Ventures and


Jumia Shuts Down Jumia Food

Jumia, the African ecommerce platform, will shut down Jumia Food, its digital food delivery arm, at the end of December

Ecommerce Product Launch

Amazon to Launch in South Africa in 2024

Amazon, the global ecommerce platform, has announced that it will launch in 2024, providing South African-based sellers the ability

Ecommerce Internet Partnership

Starlink and Jumia Collaborate to Expand Internet Service in Africa

Jumia, the e-commerce platform in Africa, has announced an agreement with Starlink, a satellite internet service, to retail the Starlink


Embedded Finance in the Age of e-commerce 

The African online e-commerce market has grown rapidly in recent years and is estimated to be worth approximately $40 billion – a figure that


Shopping For Sustainability: Online Stores and e-commerce Merchants Answer Growing Consumer Demand

While 92% of South Africans say sustainability is important to them, only 58% claim to live sustainably according to a 2022 study by global

Ecommerce Funding Investment Venture Capital

Chari, a Moroccan eCommerce Startup, Secures $1m From Orange Ventures

Chari, a Moroccan eCommerce startup, has raised $1 million invested from Orange Ventures, Orange’s venture capital investment arm. Grégoire de

Apps Ecommerce Feature

AppsFlyer gives Insight into Global E-Commerce Trends for 2023

By Sue Azari – E-Commerce Lead at AppsFlyer It is no secret that over the past few years, the e-commerce

Lipa Later
Acquisition Ecommerce

Lipa Later ‘Rescues’ E-Commerce Startup Sky Garden

Lipa Later, a Kenyan Buy Now Paylater Startup (BNPL), has acquired e-commerce startup Sky Garden, which was on the brink

Ecommerce Funding Investment

Egypt’s SIDEUP Closes $1.2m Seed to Scale its eCommerce Services

SIDEUP, the Egyptian startup for e-commerce services, has raised a $1.2 million seed round. Global and regional investors in early-stage