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
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
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
Ghana is banning foreigners from operating in its informal retail business sector, giving them until 21 June 2012 to close shop.
7 Jun 2012