DHL Express has acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that helped the logistics company develop its DHL Africa eShop platform. The acquisition demonstrates the company’s commitment to growing e-commerce in Africa, says DHL Express sub-Saharan Africa CEO Hennie Heymans. “Acquiring a stake in Link Commerce, the company behind the MallforAfrica.com platform, . . . positions us to realise our ambitions of growing the eShop offering globally, and to work on the scalability of the platform when the opportunity arises.” ”DHL’s investment in Link Commerce is a perfect fit,” adds Link Commerce and Mall for Africa founder and CEO Chris Folayan.