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As more and more people in Africa come online, there are more emerging market opportunities and entrepreneurs across the continent are rising to meet the challenge. This growth is at the heart of the promise of a digital world; that the digital space makes complex problems easier to solve in…

Although the growth and challenges of Business-to-Consumer (B2C) tend to generate the most headlines, the Business-to-Business (B2B) marketplace in Kenya, and by extension East Africa, is also experiencing significant growth. …

In 2009, I had an ambitious project that I was sure was a winner. Our plan was to build a system that would allow people to buy bus tickets without having to go to the bus stop, which seemed like an inconvenience that could be easily avoided.

I’d be the…

Our continent is home to some of the fastest growing economies in the world today. On top of its abundant resources, most societies on the continent have remarkably young populations, both prerequisites for rapid economic growth and social advancement. …

Before 2020 and the pandemic, we talked about e-commerce in futuristic terms. The idea that one day, people would prefer to shop entirely online still seemed far off, as more and more brick and mortar outlets went up. …

If you’ve been to the Nairobi National Park lately, then you must have noticed the long queues of vehicles, and the large, diverse number of visitors. …

Just six months since the infectious disease COVID-19 was identified in a Chinese city, it has became a global health crisis, forcing governments to lock down borders and impose lockdowns to control its spread. …

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdowns are testing every supply chain on earth. Just three months ago, supply chains were still working as usual, with immediate and emerging problems either being solved, avoided, or excised.

But then this once-in-a-generation event cascaded across the world, and every supply chain is…

When I was 15 years old, I ended up in a market in Migori ready to sell a sack of dry maize. …

At the beginning of this year, I sat down with our customer support team to review our performance and discuss strategies that could make our support better. The team suggested we begin by listing all customer issues and pain points we experienced in the last three months. This sounded like…

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