Leading online retailer, JUMIA suffered a website downtime during its Biggest Sale of the Year on Friday. The company announced earlier this week that it would be offering Black Friday deals on its online store on Friday, November 28.
Interswitch today announced that it has reached a deal with Paynet to combine its businesses in order to create an unrivalled payment infrastructure across the East and West Africa region.
Flytxt has signed a group-level partnership with MTN to deploy its real-time and customer engagement solution across its group operations in EMEA region. With this roll out, Flytxt platform is live in Ghana, Rwanda, Guinea Conakry, Uganda and Zambia. Flytxt provides analytics-driven real-time, integrated, closed-loop campaign management platforms for Communication Service Providers. Pieter Verkade, Group…
In a deal that underscores the importance of mobile in the retail sector, Africa’s leading price comparison service, PriceCheck and the continent’s leading mobile operator, MTN Group have launched a co-branded shopping discovery app in Nigeria, similar to the one announced in South Africa back in March.
Leading online hotel booking platform, Jovago has announced that it has partnered with The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) to boost Nigeria’s tourism industry.
Since fastest growing telecommunications operator, Etisalat Nigeria announced its partnership with Apple Inc. to deliver the iPhone 5S from June 16, the news has been generating much excitement among Apple fans and discerning consumers in Nigeria.
After making great strides in the flight and hotel booking space, Africa’s leading online travel company, Wakanow is now getting into the bus ticketing space in Nigeria with the recent acquisition of online bus ticketing start-up, Oya.com.ng, Techloy has learnt.
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.
International money transfers via Western Union can now be received through Paga, the largest mobile payment service in Nigeria with over 1.2 million users, thanks to a new collaboration between both companies.
A new Lagos-based discount discovery service called SquareCountry has just launched and claims to be the simplest app ever that lets you locate amazing discounts on shoppable items and services near you.
Finding and redeeming shopping discounts around you via your mobile phone is about to get cooler as a new mobile coupon service called Moupons plans its beta launch soon.
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.
Africa’s leading telecommunications operator, MTN now owns one-third of the Africa Internet Holding, arguably the largest, fastest and most successful Internet group in Africa — for an undisclosed amount — after signing an agreement with Millicom and Rocket Internet, both initial joint venture partners.
The website of Konga, one of the leading online retailers in Nigeria, crashed on Black Friday, right at the start of its Fall Yakata Sales promo expected to last for 84 hours from 9am today.
As people are gearing up to brave the stores this season, online shopping would not only save you time, but also lots of money. Here are 10 tips to help you shop online this season.
Leading online retailer in Nigeria, JUMIA has began selling Sony’s new game-changing and much-anticipated gaming console — the Playstation 4 — on its site for N139,955 only.
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.
A new survey conducted by mobile social network, Eskimi reveals that 55% of its users in Nigeria are online buyers and browse mobile commerce sites.
In a bid to out-price its competition, leading online retailer, Konga.com says it will match the prices of all electronics in any online shop in Nigeria.