E-commerce will be a 'game changer' for Africa: Ashish Thakkar, Founder, Mara Group

Ashish Thakkar, Founder, Mara Group

E-commerce in Africa is going to be a “game changer”, according to Ashish J. Thakkar, founder of the Mara Group.

During a panel discussion titled ‘Why Africa, why now?’ at this week’s Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, Thakkar argued e-commerce is going to solve problems consumers face with accessing traditional brick and mortar retail in African cities.

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