Populism, a consequence of neocolonialism
Earlier in 2018, Jack Ma, Alibaba’s billionaire founder, got me wondering about his theology when, in announcing his retirement from the giant ICT corporation said, “God didn’t create human beings to work, but to enjoy the world’s abundant wealth...”. I couldn’t stop wondering about where he got the fanciful idea from. But when I reflected…
Alibaba's Ma, NBA star Yao among 110 honoured by Communist Party
China's richest man Jack Ma, NBA star Yao Ming and foreign guests were among 110 people recognised by the Communist Party on Tuesday for their "outstanding contributions" to the country's 40-year economic rise.
Alibaba partners Yolanda to feed 30,000 families
As part of activities to mark his 3o years on stage as a comedian, Alibaba is patnering with Servant-In-Charge of Aunt Landa Bethel Foundation Dr Yolanda N George-David (Ph.D.) for a new project tagged Alibaba Feeds 30,000 Families. The initiative is in honour of the comedian’s 30th year anniversary on stage, which kicked off on October 1, 2018.
How firms can leverage on technology to improve customer’s satisfaction, sales by Ilias
Aliyu Ilias is the Director, Nigeria Customer Service Awards Limited and Author of Understanding Customer Experience in Africa. In this interview with Emeka Nwachukwu, the customer relationship expert reveals how firms and businesses could increase sales and profitability by leveraging on the available digital space. He further shared information about the Nigeria Customer Experience Management…
Alibaba's Zhang prepares to step from Jack Ma's shadow
Both in personality and skillset, Alibaba's Daniel Zhang will herald a new era for the Chinese e-commerce giant when he takes over full leadership from charismatic founder Jack Ma.
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54
Alibaba's charismatic co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education, he told the New York Times in an interview.
Alibaba says annual net profit up 47% in 2017/2018
Chinese e-commerce giant Friday announced a massive 47 percent leap in net profit for the fiscal year 2017/2018, helped by a rise in smartphone and tablet transactions on its shopping platform.
Jack Ma says Alibaba 'doing a lot of research' on driverless cars
E-commerce giant Alibaba is steering resources towards driverless car technology, its CEO Jack Ma confirmed on Thursday, joining a global race to shape the future of driving.