Alcohol delivery service Jumia Party launches in Ghana
Alcohol delivery service Jumia Party launches in Ghana

Accra, GHANA - Jumia Food and Pernod-Ricard Ghana have joined forces to launch Jumia Party - a one-hour alcohol delivery service app that gives Accra users access to a marketplace of spirits, wines, beers and mixers.

1 day ago

Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable
Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable

Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties.

By Gabriella Mulligan 8 Dec 2017

Women in rural Tunisia mix hot sauce with business
Women in rural Tunisia mix hot sauce with business

MENZEL MHIRI, Tunisia - These Tunisian women have some sauce, pooling their resources and a seasoned culinary expertise handed down the centuries from mother to daughter. Their secret? Harissa - the spicy hot pepper paste used to add zing to dishes traditionally prepared in North Africa's Maghreb region.

By Eleonore Voisard 7 Dec 2017

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Made-in-Rwanda Expo ends with calls to buy local

The fourth edition of the annual Made-in-Rwanda Expo concluded yesterday with a call from leaders to embrace locally produced products in order to support the government's target to boost the country's foreign exchange reserves. The trade fair, which brought together hundreds of exhibitors from across different sectors, was taking place at Gikondo Expo Ground.

By Julius Bizimungu 6 Dec 2017

A festival of African creativity launched by Absolut
A festival of African creativity launched by Absolut

Taking the success of its One Source campaign one step further, Absolut Vodka has launched a festival of African creativity in 2018 with its agency Native VML.

5 Dec 2017