Business

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Please DM for price

"DM for price" is tantamount to having a supermarket with goods that are well labeled, but with no prices. You pick something, then go to the cashier to confirm the price. That is ridiculous.

You can now pay businesses via WhatsApp in South Africa

South Africa's Nedbank, in collaboration with Mastercard and Ukheshe, has launched a payment platform that lets businesses receive secure in-chat payments from their customers via WhatsApp.

Guarding against internet overlords

The duopolistic Mastercard and Visa payment processor hegemony poses a huge threat to the internet, while over the last few years, the dangers of the power held by Big Tech and governments have been under scrutiny - they shouldn't be the only ones.

Reversing the technology talent erosion in rural communities

One of the countermeasures to address rural decline is for tech companies to recognize that talent can operate from anywhere and provide employees the option of working from anywhere. Allow skilled tech workers to work from their rural home towns.

How the internet has helped industries flourish across the African continent

The digital revolution has reached the African continent, driven by the wide spread of emerging technologies, including automation, artificial intelligence, and networking. Some countries, such as Kenya, have taken advantage of digitization.

What Safaricom's 5G network means for Kenya

The real opportunity in 5G is in new use cases that have been impossible or limited due to low data transfer speeds. People will have better experience in online gaming and virtual reality could become an actual reality.

East African Crude Oil Pipeline will only benefit foreign oil companies

The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project risks driving East Africa further into unsustainable debt at the mere prospect of reaping meager earnings with the only entities bound to benefit being the foreign oil companies.