A big question that needs to be addressed, e-commerce is a problem thats been holding people back from setting up online businesses on the continent. Paypal is one of the biggest and most popular payment gateways in the world. It handles all the transactions of a business, storing and safeguarding the credit card information of customers and dealing with fraud so the business doesn’t have to. It also keeps records of payments received and payments sent, with the way the world is today these are highly sought after services. Below is the current list from Paypal’s website that can now utilize the service.
Here is the current list of African countries you can use Paypal In:
SAO Tome & Principe
Zimbabwe Remember there was a time when Paypal didn’t work at all in any of these countries, Nigeria was banned for many years, a lot of fraud came out of Ghana, Ivory Coast and Nigeria, but things have changed, you can at the very least use your debit card to pay for services online in the equivalent of your currency. Some countries however till might not be able to withdraw money they’ve made to their bank account, due to local banking restrictions.