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Kumba Store is a specialist e-commerce site that has ticked most of the boxes

Before 2020, e-commerce was a dream that was just beyond the horizon in Zimbabwe. Many still preferred to do their shopping in the traditional manner, by going to a physical outlet and collecting whatever it is they wanted to purchase. Now, this isn’t to say that there are those who wanted to shop remotely but […]

US$100K backed local agritech startup sets its sights on expansion

FarmHut’s big plans for the future launches e-commerce platform for local traders & businesses is the newest entry into the e-commerce game in Zimbabwe. The site already has more than 50 vendors already registered.

Zimbabwean founder admitted into 500 startups, a SiIicon Valley accelerator

Now, in a new development that has more significance on its future, MVendr has been admitted into 500 Startups, a global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley, San Fransisco.

How you can enable secure HTTPS on your webserver

This is a continuation on a series that deals with building a secure webserver. The focus this time is on using HTTPS for this, setting it up and why its an advantage to have it, especially for any site that has e-commerce functionality.

Does your payment startup need funding? Interswitch has $10 million for you

News coming out of Nigeria is that Interswitch, an African payments company based in the West African country launched a $10 million growth fund for African startups that are at any growth stage. According to Techcabal, Interswitch believes that the fund can contribute to “innovation and disruptive business concepts” within the African payment industry and business […]