As millions of shoppers around the world race for the Black Friday Finanza, the coronavirus pandemic has meant a lot more people are choosing to look for their deals online. This means that many small and medium enterprises could find themselves locked out of the online shopping boom simply because they don't have the knowledge or resources to adopt and trained to the buying and selling patterns. What is clear is that digital retail has taken off globally.
Network is a technology and social media news programme. This episode has information on how you can keep safe as you shop online for Black Friday. We look at accessibility of gaming and video games development in the townships. We have details on eHealth services in Africa. We chat to Malawi-based Timmy Ntilosanje about a report that says many people still don't ensure that their online passwords aren't strong.
Black Friday is around the corner. It's the first Black Friday to occur in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is expected to be a tough festive season as many people have suffered financially during the national lockdown. Most micro-outlets are expected to start their online deals earlier to try and attract consumers.