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3:40
Sep 11, 2018

Spotlight on low-profile Alibaba CEO Zhang

Low-key Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang will have to step out of the shadows as chairman Jack Ma hands him the reins of his $420 billion tech giant.

4:30
Sep 10, 2018

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down next year

Jack Ma, co-founder of China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba, will step down as chairman in one year to concentrate on philanthropy and education.

3:50
Aug 8, 2018

$10m Jack Ma prize will support African digital start-ups

The Alibaba executive chairman announces a prize for African entrepreneurs, to support exemplary young Internet leaders.

3:20
Mar 23, 2018

Tech hubs power funding to Africa's start-ups

The number of active hubs across Africa has grown by over 50% since 2016, with dozens more expected to launch this year, says GSMA.

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Alibaba to 'seriously consider' Hong Kong listing

Founder Jack Ma's consideration comes after Hong Kong decided recently to move towards allowing dual-class share listings.

1:50
Dec 6, 2017

US court revives lawsuit against Alibaba

The appeals court revives a lawsuit accusing Alibaba of defrauding shareholders by concealing a regulatory warning about counterfeiters.

2:10
Nov 7, 2017

Pargo scores SA first at Alibaba e-commerce initiative

The high-tech logistics company is selected as the first South African delegate to join the Alibaba eFounders programme.

1:20
Jul 21, 2017

Kenya impresses Alibaba's Jack Ma

On his first visit to Africa, the executive chairman said he would consider investing in Kenya after being impressed by the nation's Internet speed.

2:20
May 19, 2017

Alibaba plans $6bn buyback, misses earnings forecast

The Chinese e-commerce giant will buy back shares worth up to $6?billion, as it beat Q1 revenue forecasts but fell short of earnings estimates.

2:10
Apr 26, 2017

Alibaba's Ma champions UN e-commerce drive

Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma backs a UN call for e-commerce to boost developing economies and help fight poverty.

2:30
Mar 20, 2017

Alibaba plans distribution hub in Malaysia

The Chinese e-commerce giant will set up a regional hub to cater to its fast-growing business in the region.

2:00
Jan 25, 2017

Alibaba raises guidance as strategy shift makes progress

The Chinese online retail giant beat analyst estimates with a 54% rise in Q3 revenue, benefiting from its sharpened focus on cloud and digital media.

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