E-commerce in Africa: how I increased my business revenue through digital platforms

  • By Sam Fenwick
  • BBC Business Daily presenter

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The BBC has profiled three African women – a former store owner, a teacher and a taxi driver – who have increased their earnings since embracing digital platforms.

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many people to rethink how they make money.

Independent research group Caribou Digital found that women in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana benefit from the low barriers to entry and flexibility of the digital economy – allowing them to earn their own money while maintaining custody of children.

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