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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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eCommerce Africa Confex returns in February to Cape Town

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[Infographic] The 12 facts and figures about e-commerce in Nigeria in 2015

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Jumia Nigeria announces Juliet Anammah as new CEO

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Mobile wallets revolutionise African retail

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Botswana-based retailer targets South African expansion

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By Marc Hasenfuss

Three ways businesses can adapt the Christmas spirit on social media

It is the Yuletide season, that time of year when consumers typically spend the most on presents and other holiday items...

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Jumia.com celebrates Black Friday success

Jumia.com, one of Africa's largest online shopping malls, had a successful Black Friday 2015, with an increase in sales of 900% compared to 2014...

Sub-Saharan Africa presents varied view of consumer confidence levels

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Black Friday comes to Mozambique

Mozambique will experience Black Friday on 27 November for 18 hours. It is the largest, and sometimes, most crazy online shopping day of the year...

Deloitte releases African Powers of Retailing report

The top 25 African retailers have a presence in 21 countries on a continent where strong economic progress over the past decade is reflected by the fact that 10 of these leading retailers now come from countries outside the traditionally dominant South African market...

Chinese online shopping platform launched in Kenya

Chinese e-commerce group Chinabuy has launched its online shopping services in Kenya, offering online shoppers access to different items for direct purchase from Chinese manufacturers and online sites...

Atterbury opens R800m Achimota Retail Centre in Ghana

Atterbury has completed the R800m ($60m) Achimota Retail Centre located in northeastern Accra, Ghana. The 15,000 m² retail destination attracted thousands of shoppers and curious locals..

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