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Jumia Kenya Moves to Marketplace Model
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Jumia Kenya Moves to Marketplace Model

While celebrating its 3 years anniversary, Jumia Kenya has just announced that it is moving away from the eCommerce model to a marketplace. A statement released by Parinaz Firozi, Jumia’s CEO in Kenya, explained the move as an attempt for the company to pursue a better business model. “Having achieved […]

PageOne Famous Birthday Today
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PageOne Famous Birthday Today

Tracy Chapman was born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, on March 30, 1964.  She caught her big break in 1986, when a friend’s father introduced her to a manager at Elektra Records, and soon recorded Tracy Chapman (1988). The album’s most popular single, “Fast Car,” landed at No. 5 on […]

Foxconn Acquires Sharp for $3.5 Billion
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Foxconn Acquires Sharp for $3.5 Billion

Foxconn, the company that manage and operates all Apple, Samsung, HP production lines, has acquired Sharp for $3.5 billion. Touted by TechCrunch as the the largest overseas acquisition of a Japanese company, Foxconn has finally sealed the deal. Sharp had previously rejected the bid from Netwok Corp, a Japanese company […]

Leave Mosanto Alone, Blame Nigeria
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Leave Mosanto Alone, Blame Nigeria

Nigeria’s news headlines are awash with stories of Mosanto bringing genetically modified, GM, cotton seeds to Nigeria. It is commendable that the media community is joining its voice alongside that of local activists and non-governmental organisations, NGOs, to block Mosanto and its GM cotton seeds out of Nigeria. Nigeria  does […]

Breaking: Tunji Braithwaite Passes On
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Breaking: Tunji Braithwaite Passes On

Tunji Braithwaite, one of Nigeria’s legal and social activists has just passed on. He was confirmed dead this morning at the St. Nicholas Specialist Hospital, Marina where he was treated for an undisclosed illness. Aged 82, Braithwaite was a former presidential candidate of the National Advance Party, NAP. He was […]