‘Why Zinox group acquired 99% shares of Konga’
After months of strategic negotiations with foreign investors Naspers and AB Kinnevik, the Zinox Group, Nigeria’s integrated ICT solutions conglomerate and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), is now the majority shareholder in e-commerce giant, Konga. The move is expected to raise the profile of e-commerce in the country. A top official of…
eCommerce sector bouys with ‘Black Friday’ operations
The Nigerian electronic commerce sub-Sector, estimated to worth $10 billion (N3.06trillion) is agog, as players have renewed competition with ‘Black Friday’ sales initiatives.
Growth of e-commerce gives rise to sophisticated African digital consumer
After scouring the store for a new pair of sneakers, Paballo Molahlehi finally lands on the one that catches her attention.
Jessica Hope: I’m happier telling my clients’ stories
Some people are surprised that I run my business from London, rather than Nigeria, but my clients and contacts are spread across the world, and I keep up with people via email and social media, so it’s easy to stay in the loop.
Nigeria’s e-commerce sector searches for new strength
The glint in the eyes of the buyer and renewed spring in the steps are a sight to behold. “For now, at least, e-commerce will struggle to completely wipe away this culturally-ingrained shopping behavior.”
Online mall Konga launches groceries shopping category
Nigeria’s online shopping mall, Konga has reaffirmed its commitment to delivering convenience to shoppers with the launch of 'Konga Daily'.
Konga shops for coders
Online shopping mall, Konga has organised a coding competition targeted at discovering the next breed of developers who will drive growth in Africa with its innovative talent hunt...
How local investors can leverage startups for returns
In the last decade, conversations surrounding Africa is shifting away from deficit and aid to opportunities, ventures and innovation.