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Konga Says It Will Continue To Offer Free Shipping Despite Fuel Scarcity

Konga Says It Will Continue To Offer Free Shipping Despite Fuel Scarcity

Online retailer, Konga has announced that it will continue to offer free shipping across different product categories, despite the nationwide fuel scarcity that continues to bring businesses to a halt in most parts of Nigeria.


eTranzact Is Totally Rethinking Mobile Payments In Nigeria With Its New PocketMoni Service

eTranzact, a leading provider of mobile banking and payments services in Africa is attempting to rethink mobile payments in Nigeria with a new PocketMoni service that claims to better understand the needs of the marketplace. The company says it “has done a retake of what mobile money can be with a recreated game changing mobile


Africa-Focused Technology Logistics Company, ACE To Receive $2.6 Million USD In Funding

Africa Courier Express (ACE), formerly A-Post, a Nigeria-based and Africa-focused technology driven e-commerce logistics and warehousing firm has received funding of US$850,000 from Interswitch’s recently launched ePayment Growth Fund, as part of a $2.6 million USD investment that would enable the company expand across Africa.


Mobile Phones And Fashion Items To Lead Gifts This Shopping Season, Says JUMIA

As Nigerians gear up for gift-giving associated with the December shopping season, the socio-economic trends may or may not affect the Nigerian shopping behaviour, as a rise in sales on these online shopping sites are expected, with mobile phones and fashion items likely the most popular gift items this season.


JUMIA Receives $150 Million In New Round Of Funding

JUMIA has received a new round of funding amounting to €120 million (about $150 million USD) from its existing shareholders — MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet — through the Africa Internet Group (AIG) to further strengthen the company’s position as the leading online retailer in Africa. With this latest cash injection, it brings the company’s

jovago Partners With Nigerian Bus Transport Companies

Online hotel booking platform, Jovago has commenced forging partnerships with nationwide bus transport companies in Nigeria to make hotel bookings accessible to travelling Nigerians. So far, the company has partnered up with over 20 bus transport agencies including Ekene Dili Chukwu, Izuchukwu Transport Nigeria Limited. In the same vein, Jovago has kicked off a white


“We don’t invest in innovative ideas” –

When accelerator, released the list of nine startups that they had selected to invest in, the Nigeria tech scene was in an ‘e-uproar’. The accelerator received a backlash in form of negative commentary. Whether the backlash was deserved or undeserved is a matter of opinion but has released a blog post addressing the