The Next Wave: The color of investment Share Tweet Share Share Share OPay & its Chinese Chairman JULY 26, 2020 This newsletter is a weekly in-depth analysis of tech and innovation in Africa that will serve as a post-pandemic guide. Subscribe here to get it directly in your inbox every Sunday at 3 pm WAT. […]
As I take my seat in this silver-coloured Toyota Corolla on Wednesday morning and settle into a conversation with its driver, I realise from a quick scan of the dashboard that it is not a new car. Which means by August 20 – if the new Lagos e-hailing licensing regime takes off – it will […]
The BackEnd explores the product development process in African tech. We take you into the mind of those who conceived, designed and built the product; highlighting product uniqueness, user behaviour assumptions and challenges during the product cycle. — One of the first known attempts at designing an electronic health information system in Nigeria involved a […]
For the second quarter, Jumia’s operating losses stood at €37.6 million, a 44% decrease year-on-year. The company has talked about cost efficiency in the last one year and backed its talk by cutting down its advertising spend to the lowest levels since 2017.
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. Joanna Bichsel wanted to build something for women. So she launched Kasha, named after her second child, and possibly Africa’s first femtech e-commerce platform. Kasha is now present in Rwanda and Kenya […]