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Côte d’Ivoire: Investors need to keep a cool head, says e-commerce boss

'There are lots of business opportunities but investors should not get overexcited.'

Moving African trade forward, the story of Esaja

Zimbabwean entrepreneur Clinton Mutambo wants to connect companies across the continent.

South Africa’s latest app driving consumers to stores

We speak to the co-founders about getting the MiBRAND app to where it is today and the lessons they have learnt along the way.

Nigerian gives up stable salary to launch online learning marketplace

Tuteria recently caught the attention of the Innovation Prize for Africa and it is one of this year’s finalists.

How Uber is localising its business in sub-Saharan Africa

One of the lessons Uber has learned is the importance of adapting to local conditions.

Serial entrepreneur Simeon Ononobi is going global with a new way to advertise

'The more I travel, the more I try to relate to the communities and the places I go to, to see if I can solve a global problem rather than a local one.'

Recent Articles

  1. Adebayo 200x240

    How this Nigerian built a business by promoting African cultures

    25 July, 2016
    Tradition and technology meet in a range of apps and web videos celebrating African heritage and language.
  2. Clinton Mutambo 200x240

    Moving African trade forward, the story of Esaja

    18 July, 2016
    Zimbabwean entrepreneur Clinton Mutambo wants to connect companies across the continent.
  3. Abidjan 200x240

    Côte d’Ivoire: Investors need to keep a cool head, says e-commerce boss

    4 July, 2016
    'There are lots of business opportunities but investors should not get overexcited.'
  4. mibrand app 200x240

    South Africa’s latest app driving consumers to stores

    3 July, 2016
    We speak to the co-founders about getting the MiBRAND app to where it is today and the lessons they have learnt along the way.
  5. Francis Dufay 200x240

    Meet the Boss: Francis Dufay, managing director, Jumia Côte d’Ivoire

    3 July, 2016
    'From the outside e-commerce is a flashy business but when you look at it in detail it is about logistics – it has a lot of challenges.'
  6. Crew Pencil 200x240

    Start-up snapshot: Helping South Africa’s booming film industry find crew

    30 June, 2016
    Crew Pencil is an online booking and diary service that helps production companies find and manage film crew.
  7. tencent headquarters 200x240

    How South Africa’s Naspers is making money from Chinese gamers

    24 June, 2016
    Undoubtedly, the single largest driver of the Naspers share price over the last few years is its 34% holding in Tencent.
  8. Sharon Mundia 200x240

    How Uber is localising its business in sub-Saharan Africa

    21 June, 2016
    One of the lessons Uber has learned is the importance of adapting to local conditions.
  9. Godwin Benson 200x240

    Nigerian gives up stable salary to launch online learning marketplace

    21 June, 2016
    Tuteria recently caught the attention of the Innovation Prize for Africa and it is one of this year’s finalists.
  10. Accra_200x240

    Nigeria and Ghana: Marketing real estate in times of slower economic growth

    21 June, 2016
    Upper-end of the market saturated, but still opportunities in affordable housing.
  11. Alon Lits_200x240

    Meet the Boss: Alon Lits, GM, sub-Saharan Africa, Uber

    16 June, 2016
    'You should measure things based on the return on effort.'
  12. Audrey Cheng 200x240

    American entrepreneur shares lessons learned from running a business in Kenya

    13 June, 2016
    Audrey Cheng discusses her company and shares some observations about Kenya's business environment.
  13. SIMEON 200x240

    Serial entrepreneur Simeon Ononobi is going global with a new way to advertise

    10 June, 2016
    'The more I travel, the more I try to relate to the communities and the places I go to, to see if I can solve a global problem rather than a local one.'
  14. Hayford Brako and and MedRX 200x240

    Changing the way Accra pharmacies operate with the click of an app

    1 June, 2016
    MedRX is a new app that connects patients to pharmacies to ensure they can easily access the medicines they need.
  15. Buildings along Woodvale Grove wiki Nairobi Kenya-200x240

    Unpacking sub-Saharan African media consumption habits

    1 June, 2016
    Penetration of mass media such as television, radio and mobile is near universal, while in stark contrast the penetration of print media (newspapers and magazines) and the internet is significantly lower.
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