Tag: Cross-Border

KrAsia

XTransfer simplifies cross-border payments for exporters | Inside China’s Startups

Making cross-border money transfers has been a long-lasting headache for importers and exporters due to regulatory hurdles, delays, and troublesome procedures. “While mobile payments have been […]
February 27th, 2021
WeeTracker

South Africa’s Bizarre TV Tax Even Baffles The Tax Collector

There’s an unusual brand of tax that is due for collection every year in South Africa. Basically, South Africans are mandated to pay a TV license […]
February 25th, 2021
WeeTracker

Carrefour Kenya Sets Up New Shop Where ShopRite Abandoned

Carrefour Kenya is going wild with acquisitions. The retailer’s newest outlet is at the Westgate Mall, a Nairobi space formerly occupied by ShopRite, the largest retail […]
February 25th, 2021
KrAsia

Thailand and UAE join China’s global digital currency push

News Written by Nikkei Asia Published on 25 Feb 2021 By pioneering payments in virtual money, Beijing aims to internationalize the yuan. China’s central bank said Wednesday it […]
February 25th, 2021
WeeTracker

Frugal Economics And Tough Calls Keep Jumia On Song And On Toes

Jumia’s fourth quarter (Q4) and full-year 2020 results are out and as always, so is the jury. Well, for what it’s worth, the e-commerce giant that […]
February 24th, 2021
Technode

China to test digital currency transactions with Thailand, UAE

The digital yuan app is loaded with RMB 200. (Image credit: TechNode/Jiayi Shi) China, Hong Kong, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates announced they will be […]
February 24th, 2021
WeeTracker

Seizures & Slowmos Strain Morocco’s Billion-Dollar Cannabis Market

In an era when industrial and medical marijuana are finally getting reconsiderations, one of Africa’s biggest cannabis markets appears to be wobbling into despair. Morocco, the […]
February 23rd, 2021
WeeTracker

Uber Faces UK-Type Storm In South Africa As Drivers Chase Class Action

On Friday, February 19, the UK Supreme Court made a staggering call when it upheld a ruling that Uber drivers should be classified as workers (actual […]
February 23rd, 2021
WeeTracker

Introducing ReadyGuides: The Playbook for African Business Scenario

WeeTracker & AfriCo have partnered to bring data & research reports around African startups & business scenario. The partnership aims to build a knowledge & information infrastructure that can […]
February 23rd, 2021
View more