“The middle class is booming and their requirements for quality of life are getting higher and higher,” says Yang Tao, the founder and chief executive of Kilimall, a Chinese e-commerce operator that has set up shop in Africa. Photo: Handout
“The middle class is booming and their requirements for quality of life are getting higher and higher,” says Yang Tao, the founder and chief executive of Kilimall, a Chinese e-commerce operator that has set up shop in Africa. Photo: Handout
E-commerce

How an ex-Huawei employer fed up with shopping in Africa built continent's biggest e-commerce platform Kilimall

  • Since being founded in 2014, Kilimall has grown rapidly to become the biggest e-commerce site in Kenya with about 10 million users

“The middle class is booming and their requirements for quality of life are getting higher and higher,” says Yang Tao, the founder and chief executive of Kilimall, a Chinese e-commerce operator that has set up shop in Africa. Photo: Handout
“The middle class is booming and their requirements for quality of life are getting higher and higher,” says Yang Tao, the founder and chief executive of Kilimall, a Chinese e-commerce operator that has set up shop in Africa. Photo: Handout
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