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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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FMCG sector in sub-Saharan Africa is set to boom

Sub-Saharan Africa's rapidly rising middle class is a huge FMCG market in waiting, says Southern African FMCG entrepreneur Adam Molai...

22 Jul 2016

Reducing food loss through sustainable production practices in Africa
Reducing food loss through sustainable production practices in Africa

New pilot initiative in Kaduna, Nigeria, will boost inclusive growth in African food industry...

18 Jul 2016

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Global Shea Alliance, USAID partner for industry growth and sustainability

Agreement to promote shea markets worldwide and improve sustainable production in Africa...

14 Jul 2016

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Nigeria takes lead with online shopping via mobile devices

Nigerian consumers are increasingly comfortable with online shopping...

1 Jul 2016

Ethiopian soleRebels store, Barcelona, Spain
Green shoe brand helps Ethiopia walk tall

Founder of soleRebels aims to show how Ethiopia can develop while protecting its environment and culture...

By Megan Rowling 28 Jun 2016

Coca-Cola unveils new $130 million bottling plant in Mozambique
Coca-Cola unveils new $130 million bottling plant in Mozambique

President of Mozambique and The Coca-Cola Company chairman and CEO open fully-automated, world-class bottling plant in Mozambique...

20 Jun 2016

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#TRENDING: What do an umbrella, a shark and a house plant have in common?

The influential Consumer Goods Forum summit was held in Africa for the first time - these are the top trends emerging...

By Louise Marsland 20 Jun 2016

#CGFsummit: Reasons to believe in Africa
#CGFsummit: Reasons to believe in Africa

There are many reasons to invest in Africa and even more reasons to believe in Africa, international delegates were told at the Consumer Goods Forum global summit in Cape Town...

By Louise Marsland 17 Jun 2016

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#CGFSummit: Future of retailing in sub-Saharan Africa

Five things you need to know about the future of the retail market in sub-Saharan Africa...

By Louise Marsland 16 Jun 2016

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Ongoing conflicts, drought intensify food needs

Food insecurity spreads in Africa and rest of the world as El Niño casts its shadow wider...

10 Jun 2016

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Africa is poised for a digital revolution

Africa's CEOs look to innovation and technology to boost growth in a challenging global economic environment...

23 May 2016

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Free wi-fi for Lagos City Mall

Nigeria: Airtel and Lagos City Mall partner on free Wi-Fi...

9 May 2016

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Nigeria - next global manufacturing hub?

Nigeria Manufacturing Expo termed a success with 2600+ attendees and high-level policy discussions at mPAD...

25 Apr 2016

Owerri Mall opens in Nigeria
Owerri Mall opens in Nigeria

Owerri Mall, a pioneer retail shopping experience in Owerri State, Nigeria, was opened in March by developer Resilient Africa...

6 Apr 2016

Ringier Africa Deals Group acquires Nigerian online shopping platform DealDey

Ringier Africa Deals Group, a newly-founded joint venture between Swiss Ringier Africa AG and South African Silvertree Internet Holdings (Pty) Ltd, has announced it has acquired one of Nigeria's biggest online shopping platforms, DealDey...

24 Mar 2016

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

Pan-African e-commerce Jumia has just released a new Infographic with the objective of shining a light on the key facts and figures of the year that has passed as well as the promise of 2016...

25 Jan 2016

Jumia Nigeria announces Juliet Anammah as new CEO
Jumia Nigeria announces Juliet Anammah as new CEO

LAGOS, NIGERIA: The e-commerce leader in Africa formalizes the appointment of Juliet Anammah at the head of Jumia Nigeria, Africa Internet Group's (AIG) biggest company on the continent...

4 Jan 2016

Four key things to consider before venturing into e-commerce in Nigeria
Four key things to consider before venturing into e-commerce in Nigeria

For many business owners in Nigeria, e-commerce is still an enigma. However, with over 60% of people in the country now using the internet, it has become a valuable tool and popular platform...

By Nkem Ndem V 24 Dec 2015

Jumia.com celebrates Black Friday success
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...

2 Dec 2015

Social media impacts m-commerce business
Social media impacts m-commerce business

Nigeria has been experiencing a boost in online businesses due to the massive surge in m-commerce. The rise in mobile phone traffic to online stores is incited by the overall trend of social media...

20 Jul 2015

MOBOfree launches ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda
MOBOfree launches ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda

LAGOS, NIGERIA: MOBOfree, the African social marketplace, announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda, further strengthening its position as Africa's safest social marketplace...

30 Jun 2015

African markets emerge on global retail development index
African markets emerge on global retail development index

The 2015 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), published by AT Kearney, places three sub-Saharan countries in the top 30 - Botswana #18, Nigeria #23 and Angola #30...

3 Jun 2015

Your trademark is not enough for you to freely trade in Nigeria
Your trademark is not enough for you to freely trade in Nigeria

Companies and individuals trading in the food industry, pharmaceutical and medical industry, and the cosmetics industry should be aware of the laws in Nigeria...

8 May 2015

Jumia launches Nigeria's official Apple Store online
Jumia launches Nigeria's official Apple Store online

Jumia has rolled out their official Apple store online, becoming the first online retailer to be authorised by Apple to sell their products.

By Lilian Mutegi 9 Feb 2015

Tiger Brands' Nigeria business widens losses
Tiger Brands' Nigeria business widens losses

Tiger Brands' Nigerian flour business reported a widened loss of 2.92-billion naira (about R176m) for its first quarter ended December, as currency weakness in the local market offset a 27.5% surge in sales...

By Nick Hedley 4 Feb 2015

Mobofree Marketplace to launch in Lagos
Mobofree Marketplace to launch in Lagos

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

Buywela.com simplifying e-commerce for Nigerians
Buywela.com simplifying e-commerce for Nigerians

A new startup, Buywela.com, is aiming to become the "Google for e-commerce" in Nigeria - simplifying the online shopping experience...

15 Oct 2014

MoboFree.com making buying, selling online easy
MoboFree.com making buying, selling online easy

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

African startup honoured at The Europas 2014
African startup honoured at The Europas 2014

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

Five Nigerian cities with business potential
Five Nigerian cities with business potential

One of Nigeriay's biggest assets is its 170m-strong population, which continues to spark the interest of consumer facing companies.

By Kate Douglas 4 Jun 2014

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