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Jumia has expanded its delivery service with the introduction of new pick-up locations across Ghana – something that the company hopes will allow customers to receive their orders faster while saving money.
With over 20 pick up stations already operational in Accra and Kumasi, new stations will open in the Western and Central Region. Preparations to expand to Koforidua, Ho, Aflao and Tamale are also in the pipeline.
New Facebook HQ in Nigeria
Facebook has officially opened its new HQ in Nigeria – marking the platforms second office on the African continent.
Aimed at supporting the entire Sub-Saharan Africa region, the office is expected to become operational in H2 2021 and will be the first on the continent to house a team of expert engineers building for the future of Africa and beyond.
Mastercard and Zimswitch partnered
Mastercard and Zimswitch have partnered in an attempt to modernise Zimbabwe’s payment infrastructure – something that the companies believe will support the country’s Reserve Bank’s vision of an interoperable payment system that supports inclusive economic growth and boosts the digital economy.