Practical Insights on eCommerce

Why Aren’t You Using Facebook Groups for Greater Engagement?

Why Aren’t You Using Facebook Groups for Greater Engagement?

Published on: Jul 13 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Why Aren’t You Using Facebook Groups for Greater Engagement?
Recently, I was talking with a Philippine rice farmer about the new agricultural practices he was using to achieve large crop gains on his farm. Surprised at his...
Ecommerce Insights From UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2015

Ecommerce Insights From UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2015

Published on: Apr 08 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Ecommerce Insights From UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2015
Africa remains the region with the lowest penetration of ecommerce. As noted in the UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2015, Africa and the Middle East in 2013 accounted...
Who Let All Those Ghanaians on the Internet? Jenna Burrell on Internet Exclusion

Who Let All Those Ghanaians on the Internet? Jenna Burrell on Internet Exclusion

Published on: Feb 25 2013 by Ethan Zuckerman - 1 Comment
Jenna Burrell, assistant professor at the School of Information at UC Berkeley, is speaking today at the Berkman Center on her research on internet usage in Ghana,...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 23 – June 5, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 23 – June 5, 2012

Published on: Jun 05 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 23 – June 5, 2012
eLearning Africa 2012: You’d have to be living under a rock not to have known about the eLearning conference last week. The 7th International Conference...
Google & Paypal Leaving Cash on the Table: ePayment Business Opportunity in Africa

Google & Paypal Leaving Cash on the Table: ePayment Business Opportunity in Africa

Published on: Oct 07 2009 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
tweetmeme_source = 'ICT_works'; Were you excited to hear that Google now has location-aware AdWords for Kenya and South Africa? I was overjoyed that Google is...
Zap and M-PESA: Kenyan eCommerce Advantage

Zap and M-PESA: Kenyan eCommerce Advantage

Published on: Sep 25 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Zap and M-PESA: Kenyan eCommerce Advantage
In my interview with Rachel Essendi, founder of the eCommerce marketplace, Rachel’s Bargain Corner, she mentioned an interesting advantage that she felt differenced...
Amazon.com for Kenya: Rachel’s Bargain Corner

Amazon.com for Kenya: Rachel’s Bargain Corner

Published on: Sep 23 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Amazon.com for Kenya: Rachel’s Bargain Corner
There’s a new ecommerce site in Kenya, Rachel’s Bargain Corner which claims to be the “complete online shopping experience in Kenya”. With...