Latest News for: Africa couriers


Local couriers face unprecedented challenges as Amazon, Shein and Temu disrupt SA’s e-commerce market

Independent online (SA) 12 Jun 2024
One such company is The Courier Guy, South Africa’s leading last-mile courier ... WhatsApp is particularly popular in South Africa and today 36% of The Courier Guy’s tickets come in via WhatsApp chat.

As e-commerce booms, delivery drivers face elevated hijacking risk in South Africa

Independent online (SA) 07 Jun 2024
The rapid rise of e-commerce has revolutionised the way we shop, but it has also led to some unintended consequences in crime-ridden South Africa.

inDrive unveils installation of 75 solar lights in Khayelitsha

Independent online (SA) 24 Apr 2024
Vincent Lilane, Business Development Representative at inDrive, Southern Africa, says ... Since its inception in 2019, inDrive has witnessed remarkable growth in South Africa, expanding its services and user base, including courier and freight solutions.

Restructured Sapo will be ‘lean, agile and cost effective’, says Gungubele

Independent online (SA) 05 Apr 2024
“It is important to note that the SAPO remains fully operational and committed to delivering essential services to the people of South Africa.

App-based drivers boycott Chevron over complicity in Israel’s genocide in Gaza

Press TV 15 Mar 2024
The IAATW represents over 100,000 drivers and couriers across 20 countries and six continents, including South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Mexico, Panama, Chile, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Argentina, USA, ...

Grey List: SA tackles five areas of concern, with 17 to go to meet FATF’s ...

Independent online (SA) 01 Mar 2024
The National Treasury has warned of a “tough challenge” required to address all the outstanding action items required by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to remove South Africa from what is referred to as the “Grey List”.

Valentine’s Day: Are South Africans swapping flowers for pheromones?

Independent online (SA) 14 Feb 2024
Another noticeable increase we see like this across the year is over the festive period,” reveals Damian Velayadum, Group Financial Director at Fastway Couriers, one of South Africa’s largest last mile courier service providers ... .

Sapakoff: From sports writer to volunteer work on IDF bases in Israel

The Post and Courier 11 Feb 2024
and also from Canada, France, England, South Africa, Australia, ... From left, Post and Courier sports columnist Gene Sapakoff and new friends from South Africa, Germany, England (front right) and France.

South Africa's Courier And Parcel Services Industry Report 2023 - South African Couriers Partner With ...

MENA FN 30 Nov 2023
(MENAFN - GlobeNewsWire - Nasdaq) Dublin, Nov. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Courier, Express and Parcel Services Other than Postal Services in South Africa 2023" report has been added to ... .

South African Courier Industry Rethinks Distribution Strategies In A Changing Landscape

MENA FN 28 Nov 2023
(MENAFN - PR Newswire) DUBLIN, Nov. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The"Courier, Express and Parcel Services Other than Postal Services in South Africa 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets's ... .

Interview: Zimbabwean official calls for joint efforts in bridging Africa's digital gap 14 Nov 2023
Collective efforts on the continental scale will accelerate Africa's digital transformation, said Zimbabwe's Information Communication and Technology, Postal and Courier Services Minister, Tatenda ...

EDWARD WEBSTER: Labour’s future hangs in the balance

Business Day 26 Oct 2023
... labour in Africa. In our studies of food couriers in Johannesburg, Nairobi and Accra we found that these platform workers have begun to develop union-like hybrid collectives offering mutual aid.

Glovo Extends ‘The Couriers Pledge’ to Nigeria, Harps on Safety

This Day 16 Oct 2023
Glovo, Africa’s leading multi-category app, has launched ‘The Couriers Pledge’ in Nigeria, a commitment set by the company to increase the social rights and benefits available to couriers, regardless ...