A recent report on the Nigerian Mobile Sector by Africa’s leading e-commerce company Jumia, has revealed an 11% increase in the number of Nigerians who visited the Jumia Website via their mobile phones, 79% in 2017 versus 71% in 2016.
MallforAfrica (MFA), Africa’s prominent e-commerce and m-commerce platform, has announced that it has launched a new dedicated website for eBay shopping enthusiasts in Africa.
Jumia Nigeria is pleased to present the 2017 edition of the African Mobile Trends Paper. This is the third white paper presentation from Jumia delving into mobile trends across Africa and specifically Nigeria.
VoguePay has won the “Best Fintech Startup” award at the just concluded Cashless Africa Expo. The award is in recognition to online payment in Nigeria and Africa in general.
Kayode Olusola Lawal is CEO of Associate Box, a digital marketplace for African techies. Nigeria Business Communities interviews him:
First Bank of Nigeria has been recognised by Interswitch Group, African integrated payment and transaction processing company, as the first financial institution in the country to achieve sustained transaction volumes of 100 million transactions.
American eBay sellers will soon gain access to Africa’s biggest consumer markets. This comes via a new partnership between the U.S. e-commerce giant and online shopping startup MallforAfrica.com, set to go live July 2016.
According to the research, Nigeria is home to some of the keenest mobile shoppers on the African continent, and is also the third largest mobile commerce market in terms of the incidence of mobile shoppers amongst the countries that participated in the research.
Nigeria's online mall, Konga Online Shopping Limited, has announced the appointment of Mr. Shola Adekoya, as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Amidst the challenges of limited Internet connectivity and unreliable connections, a new Nielsen Global Connected Commerce Survey has found that Nigerians use of mobile devices to make online retail purchases is significantly higher than global purchasing rates across several categories.