Using Technology to Boost Trade in Africa

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 

By Bright B. Simons 

HermanA ton of ‘African Liberty Cards’ are being printed and are coming soon to an African shop near you. When you buy one of those you can literally load your cellphone with the face value of that card. Once that is done you can SMS your orders directly to a craftman, say, featured on the site and get that fancy drum you’ve always wanted delivered straight to your door in a couple of days.

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