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Nick Imudia Ends Term at Konga, Prince Ekeh Takes Over as CEO

Nick Imudia, Co-Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Konga, Nigeria’s leading composite e-commerce giant, is set to stand down from the role at the end of September 2022, after a successful term as agreed with the Board of Konga Group while Prince Ekeh, his Co–CEO who just completed his MBA from …

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Jumia, Coca-Cola Partner to Provide Online Shopping to Consumers In Africa

Jumia (NYSE: JMIA), the leading e-commerce platform in Africa, has today announced a partnership with Coca-Cola Africa Operating Unit to offer consumers access to Coca-Cola products from the comfort of their homes. The partnership will provide a steady supply of Coca-Cola’s beverage portfolio to consumers who prefer to shop online …

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Zipline and Jumia Join Forces to Pioneer Drone Delivery of Thousands of Products to Homes Across Africa

World’s leading clean, eco-friendly, automated, on-demand and instant logistics service will serve Jumia’s consumers upon launch Jumia (NYSE: JMIA), the leading e-commerce platform in Africa, and Zipline, the world’s largest instant delivery service, announced today a collaboration to deploy automated, on-demand delivery for e-commerce in Africa. Pilot program and testing …

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Sabi Opens an Office in Johannesburg to Enable the Digital Transformation of South Africa’s ZAR 157 Billion Informal Economy

South Africa’s micro, small and medium-sized traders can now improve their cash flow with more reliable supply chains and better customer marketing using Sabi, Africa’s leading B2B platform for goods and services distribution. SABI is partnering with Vumele to enable and empower South Africa’s informal economy. Sabi recently opened an …

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Global Retail Brand LC (Les Copains) Waikiki Joins the Tingg by Cellulant Digital Payment Ecosystem in Zambia

LC Waikiki customers will now be able to make payments seamlessly via mobile money in all their branches in Zambia  Cellulant (www.Cellulant.io) Zambia has signed a partnership agreement with leading fashion retailer LC Waikiki, which will enable customers to make payments from all LC Waikiki stores across Zambia through the …

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KongaPay at House of Lords, London, signs historic partnership with Bibimoney

KongaPay, a frontline mobile money platform and a member of the Konga Group, Nigeria’s leading composite e-commerce giant, has signed a landmark deal with Bibimoney, a UK-based industry leader to expand access to financial inclusion for many in Nigeria, while also raising standards in the Fintech ecosystem in Nigeria and …

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Konga Food Set to disrupt Nigeria’s Online Food Delivery Industry

Konga Food goes live Monday, set to raise bar in online food delivery sector Konga Food, the online food delivery arm of Nigeria’s composite e-commerce giant, Konga, is set to formally go live on Monday, May 9, 2022. The much-awaited development is bound to raise the bar of service delivery …

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Konga set to Dominate E-commerce in Africa – Forbes

Forbes hails Konga as beautiful bride of African e-commerce Konga, Nigeria’s leading omnichannel e-commerce group has been identified as a strong player on the verge of dominating the African e-commerce scene. Forbes, a globally renowned media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle, revealed this in a …

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Smollan | Rise of M-Commerce in Africa

There has been a shift from desktop to mobile as Africa embraces the m-commerce shopping experience. Smollan, retail specialist, unpacks what m-commerce means to the African retail market and what retailers need to do to stay relevant and benefit from this movement. In these quick-connection times, Africa’s mobile economy is …

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Woolworths Achieves 100% Responsibly Sourced Cocoa Target

Chocolate, often referred to as the ‘food of the gods’, is undoubtedly one of our most favourite indulgent treats. But in recent years, as global supply chains have become more transparent, long-standing issues in the cocoa farming industry have come to light, including deforestation and the generational impoverishment of cocoa …

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