MTN posts strong Q3 results, nets R2.3bn from Jumia
The telco weathers a multitude of challenges to record financial gains in the third quarter and exits from its 18.9% investment in e-commerce platform Jumia.
‘Think with Google’ launches for Sub-Saharan Africa
The Sub-Saharan African edition of online resources hub, Think with Google, launched this week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MTN challenges African entrepreneurs
Applications for the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge are now open.