Weekly Brief w/c 19.05

JUMIA’s Woes Last month ‘Africa’s’ first unicorn went public and listed on the NYSE Since their IPO, its been a host of controversy for Jumia the e-commerce company. Its African identity has been debated as many…

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Ride Hailing Technology in Africa – A Welcomed Disruption?

In most major cities ride-hailing technology has become part of everyday life (I personally could not imagine mine without my Uber app!) In recent years the disruptive industry has launched in Africa with large players…

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The Fashionomics Series: Erenti

“Working with Nigerian tailors has given me the opportunity to combine the style and insights of the diaspora with the Nigerian market.” Osborne Ojarimoni – Founder and Designer of Erenti (Ee-ren-ti) _____ The third and final…

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The Fashionomics Series: ONCHEK.com

“Focusing on Made in Africa is so empowering because there is just so much opportunity.” Chekwas Okafor – Founder, ONCHEK.com _______ The African Luxury series continues this week with an interview with Chekwas Okafor Founder…

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