Jumia’s IPO & Other Listings Heap Rocket Internet With USD 605 Mn Gravy

German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet has just revealed the amount of earnings it had from its startups’ IPOs for Q1

Why Kenya Airways Has Stopped Flying To These West African Cities

Kenya Airways has stopped flying to these two West African countries due to what it termed as non-profitability that has

New Twist In The USD 9.6 Bn Tale – Representatives Of P&ID Have Been Found Guilty Of Fraud

A new twist in the P&ID tale — the representatives of the firm have just pled guilty to 11 counts

SA’s Antiretroviral Sector Is Nascent & Challenged – An Acquisition By Warburg Pincus-backed Laurus Labs Could Be A Lifeline

South Africa-based Phekolong Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd – a subsidiary of Pharmacare Ltd. t/a Aspen Pharmacare – by Warburg Pincus-backed pharmaceuticals


Kenya Ranked Top In Africa And The Middle East In Renewable Energy Investments

A United Nations Environment Programme report has ranked Kenya as the third country in the Middle East and Africa with

A Year After Serving Sweet Chauffeur Promises, Jim Iyke’s Mr. Taxi Is Still ‘Coming Soon’

Roughly a year ago, popular Nollywood actor Jim Iyke announced that he would launch a ride-hailing startup in Southeast Nigeria.

Significant Shift vs Fundamental Change

In almost every industry, debates are hovering around how the marketing industry hasn’t changed or has fundamentally changed –> how

Ride-Hailing Pricing War: Inside The Dilemma Faced By Drivers In The Lucrative Business

Taxi-hailing apps in Kenya have been engaging in a pricing war for a long time; this has been manifested through

Nigerians To Pay Up To NGN 18 K Extra For Withdrawals/Deposits Above NGN 500 K From Today

Starting today, September 18, Nigerians will have to pay as much as NGN 10 K extra every time they deposit

The Andela Axe Shows It’s “Business First Before Anything Else” – But What’s Wrong With That?

 Andela And The Heat Since word got out that Andela — the breeding ground for budding software engineers in Africa

Uber Finally Acquires Rival Careem In A Stellar USD 3.1 Bn Deal

Uber, the San-Francisco based taxi-hailing platform that has dominated the US and East African region has finally come to a

FairMoney Nabs USD 11 Mn For Nigerian Expansion: Is Becoming A Challenger Bank All That Easy?

Paris-based digital banking startup FairMoney has raised USD 11 Mn in Series A. The round was led by Flourish, DST