With her graduation a month away, Seun decided it was the best time to order a new dress. She had heard stories of delivery disappointments and figured that a month was more than enough time for her dress to get to her.
Facebook created Marketplace in 2016 as a platform for buyers and sellers within the same location to find each other easily. But the service was not available in Nigeria, until this week. Adaora Ikenze, Facebook’s head of public policy for Anglophone Africa, says the launch is in line with the company’s “ongoing efforts in helping […]
Since the term was coined in 2016, femtech, a sub-sector in health technology dedicated to creating solutions that address female wellbeing continues to gain traction and attract VC funding globally. In Africa, however, the space is still very much in its budding phase. This segment is dedicated to telling stories of innovators, their solutions, the […]
Online shopping is not an upper-class luxury. When a crisis forces normal economic and social activities to shut down, people must still be able to find food, toiletries and other essentials. Social distancing norms that prevent visits to physical shops make online stores the last resort for supplies. But as more than one South African […]
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Yesterday, Supermart.ng officially launched their “Proudly Nigerian” drive, with the goal of encouraging the purchase of local products by enabling customers to more easily identify local versus imported products.