We are building homeWox.ng to ensure every home & office in Nigeria has great furniture

Homewox.ng has launched to be Nigeria’s biggest online furniture & home furnishings marketplace providing its customers with everything to need to furnish their homes and offices. According to Jude Ibodje, one of the four co-founders the one stop shop has a huge inventory of furnishings, home appliances, lighting, kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, artworks and outdoors among others and…… Read more We are building homeWox.ng to ensure every home & office in Nigeria has great furniture

OPPO to Launch F5, its first 6-inch full screen display with A.I. Beauty Recognition Technology

OPPO is gearing to launch its first ever full screen device, the OPPO F5, on November 20th in Kenya. The device that was launched in other markets recently will sport a ‘full screen design’ with a full-HD+ resolution, which means the OPPO F5 will feature a display with an 18:9 aspect ratio – something most… Read more OPPO to Launch F5, its first 6-inch full screen display with A.I. Beauty Recognition Technology

Here are the 11 startups selected to pitch at Seedstars Nairobi 2017

 Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes has selected 11 promising tech startups to pitch at the Seedstars Nairobi pitching event on November 10th at 4 pm at Nailab.The top startups selected to advance to the pitching event are: Startup Website One liner 1 BuuPass Kenya Limited https://www.buupass.com/ BuuPass… Read full story here

OLX’s acquisition of AutoTrader warning to Ringier’s Cheki Africa

Naspers‘ owned OLX Group has officially acquired online vehicle marketplace AutoTrader after approval by South Africa authorities. According to AutoTrader CEO George Mienie, “We are excited to work with the OLX Group that is part of a global company. Our customers can stand to benefit substantially from investment in product innovation as a result.” “Our vehicle shoppers… Read more OLX’s acquisition of AutoTrader warning to Ringier’s Cheki Africa

Jumia Food Hires New Managing Director to Drive Customer Acquisition

Jumia Food, a Rocket Internet-backed online food ordering and delivery firm has hired a new Managing Director to drive restaurant sign ups to its platform and drive customer acquisition as the festive season approaches. Shreenal Ruparelia has worked in Management Consulting and eCommerce across Australia, Asia and East Africa and aims to put the customer at… Read more Jumia Food Hires New Managing Director to Drive Customer Acquisition

Meet the 10 most promising startups selected to pitch at Seedstars Gaborone 2017

The top startups selected to advance to the pitching event are: 1. Indie Studios Africa :  a social ecommerce consultancy Service Provider addressing the needs of the unbanked in emerging markets 2. Jobcard : a secure online recruitment application built for businesses and job seeker 3. Keakopa Explore: an advertising company that provides online business listing through a web… Read… Read more Meet the 10 most promising startups selected to pitch at Seedstars Gaborone 2017

Direct Pay Online Group raises $5M from Apis to launch in Nigeria, Ghana

Kenya’s Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has received a second investment of $5M from the UK based private equity fund, Apis Partners after its initial $10M investment made last year. The firm will also use the funds to set up operations in Nigeria, Ghana, DRC and Mozambique by the end of 2017 to grow across Africa… Read more Direct Pay Online Group raises $5M from Apis to launch in Nigeria, Ghana

Jumia takes a go at MallforAfrica with launch of Jumia Global

For several years, Africans used to send family and friends to shop for them whenever they traveled overseas, by sending them an item or two on Amazon or eBay. Later, hundreds of sites sprouted across cities to help buyers in Africa buy just about anything from hundreds of overseas eCommerce stores and have it delivered… Read more Jumia takes a go at MallforAfrica with launch of Jumia Global

Crowdfunding platform GrowMyHustle launches to help creatives fund their dream projects

Kenya’s GrowMyHustle.com is a new online crowdfunding platform that aims to help youths in the creative arts industry to raise money for their dream projects in return for non-monetary rewards to backers. Like Kickstarter, the site allows users to post their projects online and ask their friends, family and the public to back them with whatever… Read more Crowdfunding platform GrowMyHustle launches to help creatives fund their dream projects