8 Aug

MTN adds 7.7m new subscribers in six months

The mobile operator announces a 12% rise in headline earnings per share, saying it has reached a total of 240 million subscribers.

Apr 15, 2019

Jumia's NYSE listing to unlock e-commerce in SA, says Zando

The local online retailer believes the listing of its holding company is an important milestone for e-commerce in South Africa.

Mar 14, 2019

MTN-backed Jumia eyes Africa's start-up debut on NYSE

After becoming the first African start-up unicorn in 2016, achieving a $1 billion valuation, Nigeria-based Jumia has set its sights on listing in New York.

Jul 31, 2018

Anger as Uganda's social media tax takes hold

The country's new social media tax will cool investor interest in its new IT sector that has wooed Facebook and Google, say industry executives.

Mar 26, 2018

Jumia launches multi-purpose e-commerce app

Jumia One gives users access to most of Jumia's services and enables customers to make online transactions.


Jumia parent gets EUR300m funding

The African e-commerce start-up receives finance from MTN, Rocket Internet, AXA and Goldman Sachs.

Feb 17, 2016

MTN challenges African entrepreneurs

Applications for the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge are now open.

Aug 21, 2015

Android One expands to six African countries

The initiative for cheaper and faster smartphones extends to Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Egypt and Morocco.

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