Konga: The making of a true African e-Commerce unicorn

The global e-Commerce wave has birthed an aggressive rise of super-structures, led by the likes of renowned international players such as Amazon and Alibaba. With much of the narrative in the ecosystem tilted towards these giants, Africa remains seemingly left…

COVID-19 is real, observe all protocols, Alibaba tells Nigerians

Nigerian Comedian, Atunyota Akpobome, popularly known as Alibaba, in an Instagram post warned Nigeria to observe all COVID-19 protocols, saying the virus is real. Alibaba shared his experience with coronavirus in a video he posted on Monday. He, however, advised…

*Lagos police arrest 25 suspected armed robbers few days to New Year (Vanguard)*Lagos pledges improved bus services (Punch)

Lagos police arrest 25 suspected armed robbers few days to New Year (Vanguard) The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested 15 suspected armed robbers and a cult member of the ‘Eiye Confraternity’, a few days to the New Year…

China to clamp down on internet giants

China has proposed new regulations aimed at curbing the power of its biggest internet companies. The regulations suggest increasing unease in Beijing with the growing influence of digital platforms. The new rules could affect homegrown tech giants like Alibaba, Ant…

Konga will break e-Commerce biggest day sales record soon – Chris Uwaje

Africa Chair for IEEE-World Forum on Internet of Things (IoTs), Dr Chris Uwaje has boldly declared that foremost e-Commerce giant, Konga will beat the record for the biggest single day sales in the near future.  Uwaje, popularly addressed as the…

Konga Yakata kicks off with global singles day shopping fiesta

All is set for the commencement of the 2019 edition of Konga Yakata, the much-anticipated Black Africa sales of foremost e-commerce giant, Konga. The massive discount sales kick off on Monday, November 11, 2019; a day which coincides with the…

*Gov poll: We accept Supreme Court verdict, says Osun PDP (Punch) * Atiku reacts to Adeleke defeat at Supreme court (Guardian)

Gov poll: We accept Supreme Court verdict, says Osun PDP (Punch) The Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State said it has accepted the Supreme Court judgment that affirmed Governor Gboyega Oyetola as the winner of the September 2018 governorship election…

COZA: Comedian, Alibaba slams pastors for keeping silent over rape allegations (Punch)

Veteran comedian and social commentator, Alibaba have called out prominent pastors for keeping mute over the rape allegations levied against Biodun Fatoyinbo, pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). News Agency of Nigeria reports that Fatoyinbo, who has stepped down,…

Alibaba Singles Day sales top $30 billion (CNN)

Alibaba smashed its record for the online retail blitz known as Singles Day. China’s biggest e-commerce company said sales topped $30 billion over a 24-hour period Sunday, soaring past last year’s record of about $24 billion. The shopping extravanganza regularly…

Alibaba’s Jack Ma to step down in September 2019 (BBC)

Jack Ma, the executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has said he plans to step down in a year. The news, in a letter sent by Mr Ma to Alibaba customers and shareholders, follows conflicting reports over the weekend…

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