E-commerce within the French-speaking space of ​​Africa: cost, the ‘first problem’ for digital entrepreneurs

  • Rose-Marie Bouboutou-Poos
  • Broadcast Journalist

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African e-commerce players are neglecting the main payment platforms and facing difficulties: collecting their payments, but entrepreneurs have developed solutions. In this article, we present two of them.

With the Covid 19 pandemic and social distancing, more and more of us are making some of our purchases online.

Bargains, promotions, holidays like Valentine’s Day, are all set up by e-merchants to get us to take out a bank card.

Now imagine that you have made a juicy deal with a few sales on your credit, tens of thousands of CFA francs received electronically that look positive in your e-commerce account, but there is no way to cash them in your bank account or touch cash.

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