How Jumia claimed Africa

Jumia, Africa’s largest online retailer, was founded in 2012 by Sacha Poignonnec and Jeremy Hodara, who were both former employees of the American worldwide management consulting firm, McKinsey & Company. Jumia offers customers the ability to buy products online, like phones and shoes, as well as groceries, flights, food delivery, and offers bill paying and cellular data plans. The company sought to build an online shopping … Continue reading How Jumia claimed Africa

Why Africa’s biggest telecoms company is listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

(CNN)Africa’s leading telecoms group MTN has listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in a move that could pave the way for the sale of shares to investors in its biggest market. MTN, which has its primary listing on the Johannesburg stock exchange, won’t be issuing new shares or raising funds in Nigeria at this stage. But it could do so in the future. “This is just … Continue reading Why Africa’s biggest telecoms company is listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange