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.
According to an annual Best Global Brands report released on Monday, Apple has been ranked as the Most valuable Brand of 2013, replacing Coca-Cola at the top spot, thus ending Coca-Cola’s 13-year streak at the number one spot. The report estimates the value of the Apple brand at $98.3 billion, up 28 percent from the…
Fastest growing mobile payment service in Africa, Paga recorded over 400,000 transactions that are worth N4.5 billion during the month of September 2013 alone, the company’s CEO Tayo Oviosu has revealed.
While there’s been a flurry of niche-focused online shopping services as well as general merchandise-styled e-commerce sites to cater to the needs of every Internet user, none of them have allowed users to buy auto parts, electrical accessories and building materials.
In a move that could boost its operational efficiency and logistics, leading online shopping mall, Konga.com has moved into its 120,000 sqft warehouse located in the Isolo area of the Lagos mainland, TechLoy has exclusively learnt.
Should African entrepreneurs build products for the African market or for the global market? TechLoy contributor, Fritz Ekwoge of FeePerfect.com shares his thoughts.