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Jumia set to make 2017 Black Friday the biggest Nigeria has...

ONLINE retailer Jumia Nigeria has announced the dates and partners for its biggest sales event of the year, Jumia Black Friday 2017. This year’s event...

Africa set to top 1 billion mobile internet connections in five...

AFRICA’S mobile internet connections are set to double in the next five years, a study showed early November, thanks to affordable smartphones and the...

Zimbabwe: The UK’s misguided role in the rise and fall of...

THERE are several reasons why Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe fired his Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa on November 6. Many were likely to do with ZANU-PF...

Somaliland shuts down social networks during election period

SELF-DECLARED independent state of Somaliland will shut down social media networks on election day November 13, until the results are released. The National Electoral Commission...

Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, the Gambian VP who helped oust Jammeh

ALMOST ten months after taking office, the Gambia now has a new vice-president. President Adama Barrow on November 9 swore into office, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang...

Retail prospects: what’s next in Africa?

SUB-SAHARAN Africa has uplifted itself from the two decade economic low reached in 2016, bringing a slight easing of pressure, but not a return...

Ignore the differences at your peril: Millennials versus Afrilennials

MARKETERS who ignore the differences between Millennials and Afrilennials are taking a great risk with their brands and communication strategies, but those who appreciate...

Africa’s consumption revolution

AN increasingly affluent and aspirational young cohort in Africa is driving a consumption revolution across the continent, increasing demand for consumer goods, technology and...

AfDB strongly supports Nigerian’s economic recovery efforts

THE African Development Bank (AfDB)has categorically refuted a statement that it had ‘called off loans to Nigeria’, as reported by Reuters recently and credited...

Dubai hosts summit, positions self as Africa investment hub

AFRICAN officials, including four heads of state, convened with international CEOs at a summit late October in Dubai, part of its push to position...