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Kenya to start address system to support e-commerce

Monday 4 April 2016 | 16:16 CET | News
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has started a process to have a nation-wide numbering and addressing system to boost the uptake of e-commerce and improve service delivery. According to Business Daily, most homes and small businesses lack proper addresses, slowing down the growth of e-commerce that relies on timely and efficient delivery of goods to customers making orders online or through the phone. Players in the delivery and e-commerce space, including Jumia and OLX, have concentrated their operations in major towns with more detailed street and building addresses. The

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Jumia
Countries: Kenya
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