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News Nigeria » Commerce: Nigerian E-Commerce Sector Struggling, But There Is Still Hope

News channel or source: https://afkinsider.com/141622/nigerian-e-commerce-sector-struggling-hope-persists/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

It has not been a great week or so for the much-touted Nigerian e-commerce sector, which has such evident potential but is facing substantial difficulties. Acquisitions are usually signs of having done well, but that is not so in Konga’s case. While ...

News Nigeria » Commerce: Reducing sudden deaths in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://guardian.ng/features/reducing-sudden-deaths-in-nigeria/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The recent sudden deaths of Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Commerce and Industry ... Unfortunately, there are no official figures in Nigeria on the number of adults who suddenly die without explanation. Recent events suggest that the ...

News Nigeria » Commerce: German firms, chambers boost vocational skills in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://thenationonlineng.net/german-firms-chambers-boost-vocational-skills-nigeria/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

The Federal Republic of Germany, in conjunction with Delegation of German Industry and Commerce (AHK), Nigeria; Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, (LCCI), Nigerian German Business Association (NGBA) Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and ...

News Nigeria » Commerce: UK to begin accepting Naira Payments from Nigerian Business Owners in the UK

News channel or source: https://www.bellanaija.com/2018/02/uk-begin-accepting-naira-payments-nigerian-business-owners-uk/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Former President of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), Dapo Adelegan, says acceptance of payment in Nigerian currency by the British Government will enhance trade and technology transfer between both countries. Adelegan made the assertion in ...

News Nigeria » Commerce: Zinox acquires konga in bold return to e-commerce

News channel or source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/02/zinox-acquires-konga-bold-return-e-commerce/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

After months of strategic negotiations with foreign investors Naspers and AB Kinnevik, the Zinox Group, Nigeria’s foremost integrated ICT solutions conglomerate and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), is now the majority shareholder in e-commerce ...

News Nigeria » Commerce: OLX Kenya, Nigeria closure to impact market

News channel or source: http://www.itwebafrica.com/e-commerce/694-africa/242814-olx-kenya-nigeria-closure-to-impact-market
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

ITWeb Africa recently reported the company had divested from Konga.com, a Nigerian e-commerce company acquired by ICT conglomerate Zinox Group. It had previously shut down Mocality Nigeria and Kenya in 2013, and WeChat in 2016. Naspers' other portfolios ...

News Nigeria » Commerce: OPINION: No walk in the park for e-commerce organisers in Africa

News channel or source: https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/opinion/opinion-no-walk-in-the-park-for-e-commerce-organisers-in-africa-13280397
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Last week Zinox Group, owner of more recent Nigerian e-commerce entrant Yudala, acquired Konga, a leading online retailer in Nigeria, for an unpublished sum. The sale is rumoured to be at a substantial discount to the estimated $385million (R4.6billion ...

News Nigeria » Commerce: Nigeria’s unemployment bug: Time bomb waiting to explode

News channel or source: http://sunnewsonline.com/nigerias-unemployment-bug-time-bomb-waiting-to-explode/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Giving reason for the nation’s double digit unemployment rate, Babatunde Ruwase, the President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), blamed it on poor policy implementation by the Federal Government and the fact that “Nigeria missed ...

News Nigeria » Commerce: NEPC, LCCI move to ease Nigeria’s export within ECOWAS

News channel or source: http://punchng.com/nepc-lcci-move-to-ease-nigerias-export-within-ecowas/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and regulatory agencies in the export sector such as the Nigeria Customs Service, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control have formed a committee with ...

News Nigeria » Commerce: No one seems to know what was paid to buy one of Nigeria’s biggest e-commerce players

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/no-one-seems-to-know-what-was-paid-to-buy-one-of-nigeria-e2-80-99s-biggest-e-commerce-players/ar-BBJ6IMk
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

One week after the sale of, Konga, one of the two largest e-commerce companies in Nigeria, there are still more questions than answers. On Feb. 3, Zinox, a Nigerian technology firm, announced via story in a national newspaper it had acquired Konga after ...