E-commerce in Africa: How I was able to increase my business profits through digital platforms

  • Written by Sam Fenwick
  • BBC Business Daily presenter

photo credit, Sharon Tarrett

The BBC profiles three African women – a former shop owner, teacher and taxi driver – who have increased their incomes since adopting digital platforms.

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

Independent research group Caribou Digital has found that women in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana are benefiting from a lower barrier to entry and flexibility in the digital economy – allowing them to earn their own money while retaining child custody.

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