Jumia 12.12: Mobile Phones and Fashion to Lead Gifts as Nigerians prepare for big shopping event

As Nigerians gear up for gift-giving associated with Christmas, economic analysts do not expect socio-economic trends to affect the Nigerian shopping behaviour, with an expected rise in sales on online shopping websites.... Read more »

Online Shopping Fever Hits Nigeria For 12.12

Excitement is rising in Nigeria; behavior is changing, as a new way of doing things emerges among the different classes in the country. Online shopping is fast becoming a frenzy and the... Read more »

Tanzania’s Off Grid Electric raises $16 million from SolarCity, Zouk Capital & Microsoft co-founder

 By Jacques Coetzee: staff reporter Ventureburn Things are looking bright for East Africa this season. At least that’s the case for the solar as a service startup Off Grid Electric and its... Read more »

Your Opportunity to be a hero, Join Jumia In Empowering the Nigerian Child this Christmas

“The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members” said Pearl S. Buck. Christmas is a season of giving and sharing and Jumia is here... Read more »

CEO Weekends: Success is Sweet When Shared

I once read ‘Love is only real when shared’ well success is only sweet when shared, what if Bill Gates made all those billions without making 100 other millionaires, who will he... Read more »

CEO Weekends: Business Lessons I’ve Learnt from Birds

I try to look for a scientific reason for why things happen the way they happen, the other day I was watching an animation called Zambezia,its about  a birds paradise and all... Read more »

Cardplanet Becomes First Kenyan Startup to be Accepted Into 500 Startups

This must be the greatest news I have had to share about the Kenyan startup ecosystem this year. Two Kenyan grown entrepreneurs Rodgers Mhandi and Sam Masinde co-founders of Card Planet  havebecome... Read more »