According to IT News Africa, MoboFree.com, a social marketplace with a strong presence across Africa, is set to launch its local presence in Lagos, Nigeria.
27 Oct 2014 07:35
The FNB Franchise Leadership Summit, attended by industry thought leaders and experts, provided a platform to engage and discuss key franchise trends in the industry...
16 Oct 2014 14:36
A new startup, Buywela.com, is aiming to become the "Google for e-commerce" in Nigeria - simplifying the online shopping experience...
15 Oct 2014 10:45
More emphasis needs to be placed on trade partnerships between African countries to drive seamless intra-Africa trade, despite the growing number of international trade agreements...
By Charles Brewer 1 Oct 2014 10:28
Marking the start of its expansion in Central Africa, African e-commerce site Jumia, has now launched in Cameroon. This follows its successful launches in Uganda and Ghana and takes the...
25 Aug 2014 10:28
The MoboFree technological platform is reportedly making buying and selling online easy for all African users - not only via PCs and smartphones, but also via older/feature phones.
18 Aug 2014 11:17
At the 2014 US-Sub Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (known as the AGOA Forum), which coincided with President Barack Obama's US-Africa Leaders Summit...
By Charles Brewer 15 Aug 2014 14:59
Classifieds platform for emerging markets, Saltside Technologies, states that its current classified sites, Tonaton.com in Ghana, Bikroy.com in Bangladesh, and Ikman.lk in Sri Lanka, have reported listings are growing at...
3 Jul 2014 09:19
PriceCheck CEO, André de Wet, and MTN Group Chief Commercial Officer, Pieter Verkade, have jointly announced a second co-branded app deal, this time for Nigeria.
Issued by PriceCheck 23 Jun 2014 10:03
Founded by AIH with investment from MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet, online and mobile food ordering platform, foodpanda / Hellofood, won Best E-commerce Startup at The Europas 2014.
13 Jun 2014 07:30
Famous Brands, which owns Steers‚ Wimpy and Debonairs, plans to open 243 new restaurants in the coming year after reporting record turnover and profit for the year. It is also planning to enter Angola and Ghana.
By Zeenat Moorad 20 May 2014 06:29
Thursday, 20 March 2014 saw Shoprite open its doors in northern Nigeria, adding to its already 1,800 outlets globally.
24 Mar 2014 09:30
Online businesses are said to be accelerating in Africa. Building an online shop and presence is described as a great way of reaching out to many customers across the continent, and more specifically throughout Nigeria.
10 Mar 2014 07:32
MoboFree raised significant growth funding from Netherlands based eVentures Africa Fund (eVA Fund) in order to expand its local presence in Lagos and Accra through new offices in East Africa and for marketing investments.
12 Feb 2014 16:12
India's first mall management company, Beyond Squarefeet, is to manage 'Ado Bayero Mall', described as the first ultra-modern shopping mall in Kano, northern Nigeria, and the largest mall in the country.
5 Feb 2014 10:08
Nigerian e-commerce firm Jumia has won the best Online Retail Brand of the Year award at the Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria (BJAN) Awards.
By Paul Adepoju 31 Jan 2014 09:58
Africa is fast becoming the 'New Frontier', bucking the trend of stagnant world markets. Its population of almost one billion people comprises a rapidly expanding middle class with ever-increasing wealth and disposable income.
29 Jan 2014 11:03
Global brewing company SABMiller's Nigerian subsidiary‚ Intafact Beverages‚ is to expand its brewery in Onitsha‚ south-eastern Nigeria.
24 Jan 2014 10:22
Shoppers are always on the lookout for ways to save on their purchases. One method that they find effective is the use of daily deal coupon codes and promo codes.
By Matthew Samuel 2 Jan 2014 11:55
Broll Nigeria says that despite Woolworths canning its three-store pilot project in the country, citing a mismatch with the consumer and climate, this should not deter South African retailers from profiting in Nigeria.
13 Dec 2013 12:26
Nigeria is not "business as usual" for new entrants to the market - but for global e-commerce providers there are many opportunities...
By Robin Philip 19 Nov 2013 14:50
Africa is characterised by huge diversity in payment methods and preferences, which means every region or country needs to be approached as a distinct market. Anybody who tries to do e-commerce in Africa offering only global payment methods is setting up for failure.
By Peter Harvey 31 Oct 2013 12:11