The agenda for Stream South Africa 2019 is in your hands. There are six session times a day, hosted in nine different meeting spaces. Each session runs for 1 hour (give or take) and all sessions are led by you, the Stream participants. Here's how it works:

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Nyimpini Mabunda

Saseka Digitech

Will brick and mortar retail ever develop in Africa, or we will leapfrog too e-commence? implication for communication

Mpesa or mobile money made Africa one of the pioneers in mobile payments in the world, out of necessity as there were no banks everywhere yet people needed to transact. Same way mobile phone leapfrogged fixed lines in Africa. There's under development of retail, especially large chain supermarkets in malls. is this an opportunity for Africa to leapfrog to e-commerce as costs of development is high, let alone roads infrastructure for large trucks to to logistics support. how do we build brands in the rest of Africa if we are are to be digital first in everything we do. From advertising, to research, to merchandising and so on

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