Ringier’s BrighterMonday & Cheki close their Uganda offices

In December 2016, TechMoran learnt that One Africa Media’s Cheki and BrighterMonday had closed shop in Tanzania and Rwanda respectively as Ringier One Africa Media grapples with strategies to run profitable ventures... Read more »

SEEK Owned Job Aggregator Jora Launches in Nigeria

SEEK’s owned job aggregator Jora has quietly launched in Nigeria , it’s second site the firm has launched in Africa after unveiling the site in South Africa about a year ago. Jora... Read more »

Ringier One Africa Media to close more Cheki car classifieds sites across Africa

Just a week after we got information on Ringier One Africa Media‘s plans to shut down BrighterMonday Rwanda and Cheki Tanzania, sources indicate the firm is letting go most of its staff... Read more »

BrighterMonday Kenya launches Job Search & Messenger Bots to Stay Ahead of the Pack

There are over ten job boards and recruitment services in Kenya and all of them aim to win the market. In a move to stay ahead of all of them, One Africa... Read more »

Frontier Digital Ventures raises US$22.9 million to invest into emerging & frontier markets

Frontier Digital Ventures, which invests in online classifieds businesses in frontier markets with a particular focus on property and automotive verticals and general classifieds has raised US$22.9 million from an an oversubscribed IPO on... Read more »

SEEK invests $2m into One Africa Media, lowers its valuation over increased losses for Jobberman, Cheki

    SEEK, the leading provider of online employment services in Australia and New Zealand is not giving up on Africa yet, even though its portfolio companies continue raking in losses in millions... Read more »

AfriCar Group Raises a Seed Round | Launches Operations in 12 African Countries

African-focused, Australia-founded car classified’s firm AfriCar Group has secured an undisclosed seed round with Australian and European business angels and has launched in 12 countries in Africa. The firm will use the... Read more »