21 Apr The Frustrations of Getting Paid Online for eCommerce and mCommerce in Africa

Global eCommerce businesses have a real challenge getting paid for their services in Sub-Saharan African countries.  The language, communication, cultural, way of doing business, distance, cost are barriers and make it really difficult for them to go live timeously.

African Payment Solutions provide a turnkey solution to save multinationals from the following complexities of in-country requirements.

Online payment in Africa

  • need for a local partner,
  • a local legal entity,
  • a local bank account,
  • a local merchant account,
  • to comply with local laws,
  • pay taxes,
  • manage currency conversion, and
  • repatriation of funds.

The primary local payment methods for each country are linked to the payments network through a single integration and payments from the various sources consolidated for multinational merchants selling online to consumers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

These Sub-Saharan Africa online payment integrations and links are being put in place for 11 countries (5 have been done already) and single online payment facilitation and management are being put in place by African Payment Solutions