[LISTEN] The rise of the mega app and its advantages

Technology is slowly taking over the world.

China is the leading country in developing technology and new applications that make life easier for technology savvy people.

Journalist and businesswoman, Refiloe Mpakanyane spent almost two years in China and found how much easier things are when using the 'mega app'.

Speaking to Azania Mosaka, Mpakanyane says she was fascinated how by using one app, she could buy food, clothes, meet people and hail a taxi.

These guys, by virtue of having that monopoly, and I guess by having the kind of society that they have, they have been able to integrate all things into one app.

Refiloe Mpakanyane, Businesswoman

You get your social media in there, your mobile payment systems and you get your banking as well. On that, you pay your utilities, you do public services, you could book accommodation, flights literally every single aspect of your life.

Refiloe Mpakanyane, Businesswoman

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