Author Archives: Loy Okezie


Former Jumia Co-founder, Raphael Afaedor Announces His New Venture

Former Jumia Co-founder, Raphael Afaedor Announces His New Venture

Raphael Afaedor, the former co-CEO of JUMIA Nigeria who officially left the Rocket Internet-backed e-commerce company in January 2014, is finally breaking his silence today with the announcement of a new venture.


This Tanzanian Clean Tech Company Aims To Light Up Africa In A Decade

Tanzania-based clean technology company, Off Grid Electric, has received $7 million from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital and Omidyar Network to deliver electricity through solar energy to millions of homes in Africa by 2025.


Spark-backed Stock Image Startup, Foto Wants To Be the Digital Distribution Marketplace For Photographers in Africa

If you work in the creative, web or publishing industries in Africa, you would agree that it could be really tough getting that perfect image to use for your work. Often times, the project may require that you use an African-esque landscape or a simple, yet unique portrait image.


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 + Galaxy Gear: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Last October, I received a unit of the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear, the latest devices from Samsung and have been taking both of them for a spin for several weeks now. Before you decide whether or not these devices are for you, let’s check out a few key specs and then my verdict of both devices will follow…