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.
PayLater, a new buy-now-pay-later service is pioneering credit-based online shopping in Nigeria.
Following its launch in Lagos and Abuja, leading online food ordering service in Africa, Hellofood has added Port Harcourt allowing customers to order food from 13 restaurants including The Promise, Pepperoni, Just Relish, Eldorado, Skippers.
After announcing that it has reached over 2,000 hotel listings across Africa, leading online booking site, Jovago is now partnering with local travel agents to help them earn revenue while booking hotels on its platform.
Since the Cash-less Policy was introduced in Nigeria in March 2012, the landscape for digital financial services such as mobile money, card payments and electronic funds transfers has changed rapidly, but the awareness and usage of these services remain low, according to a new study by EFInA and InterMedia.
We’re bringing you live coverage of the digital financial innovation workshop by EFInA, a DFID-funded financial sector development organization that promotes financial inclusion in Nigeria.
We first reported here on TechLoy about Konga’s plan to help entrepreneurs own their online store and since its beta launch with about 100 merchants, we’ve not heard anything until today.
Remember when Stripe co-founder and CEO, Patrick Collison last March hinted at a future launch of the online payment service in Africa?
Windows 8 is Microsoft’s latest operating system for modern businesses, but why have some organizations like our very infamous Cyber Cafés, IT driven firms, etc bluntly refused to upgrade to Windows 8?
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Ilan Nass from Fueled, an award winning iOS app development company that builds amazing mobile apps.
The world’s largest social network, Facebook may be planning on launching its physical presence in Nigeria soon, if its recent visit to the country is anything to go by.
A new IBM survey of CIOs in Africa about the opportunities and challenges faced when adopting emerging technologies — social media, mobile, cloud and analytics — shows a 34% adoption gap for emerging technology.
South Africa’s leading online fashion destination, Zando is celebrating its second anniversary today and is revealing some outstanding numbers behind its success story.
This Nigerian-born, London School of Economics graduate and Manchester Business School MBA is the founder of one of Africa’s leading digital marketing agencies.
Leading online solutions provider for SMEs in Nigeria, WebMall NG has announced that it is expanding its reach beyond e-commerce solutions by providing website development and management tools for small Nigerian businesses.
It is no longer news that Africa’s technology sector which has been overlooked for years is gradually gaining a lot of interest and attention from foreign investors and the global technology media.
You may have heard the unconfirmed report that Konga reportedly raised $25 million additional round of funding from its partners — Sweden’s Kinnevik and South Africa’s Naspers.
On the eve of 2014, the social media community welcomed Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man to popular social networking site, Twitter with cheers and enthusiasm.
Just about a year since it raised $10 million in Series B and Series C funding from US-based Tiger Global and Sweden-based Kinnevik, iROKOtv, the world’s largest distributor of African movie content online has secured an additional round of $8 million.
In what it calls the biggest sale in Nigeria ever, the company revealed that consumers who purchase products during this period would be making massive savings on items across all categories including electronics, gadgets and clothing.