Remains found in remote Amazon those of British journalist, Brazilian police say

Federal police said Friday that some of the human remains found deep in Brazil’s Amazon have been identified as belonging to British journalist Dom Phillips. The remains of two people were found Wednesday near the city of Atalaia do Norte…

NFVCB cautions content producers against uncensored online contents

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) on Thursday cautioned Nigerian content producers to desist from feeding Google, Youtube, Amazon and other online platforms with uncensored contents. NFVCB’s Executive Secretary, Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, said this during the maiden edition…

Amazon will discover e-Commerce in Africa not a tea party -Tarila Ben-White

Feelers indicate that Amazon may now be ready to explore what the continent has to offer on the e-commerce front but the nous and experience of indigenous giants such as Konga will come in handy if it is not to…

Amazon offers bonuses of up to £3k in run-up to Christmas

Online retail giant Amazon is to offer one-off payments of up to £3,000 in order to attract staff in UK regions where there is high demand for labour. The online retailer is hiring for 20,000 positions across its UK network…

Jeff Bezos’s viral 38-word tweet is a master class in how to handle criticism

As Amazon’s founder and one of the richest men in the world, Jeff Bezos is no stranger to criticism.  At times, he’s used that criticism to grow, making big changes in Amazon. For example, when lawmakers chastised the internet behemoth…

Jeff Bezos, Amazon and e-commerce wealth: Can Konga defend Africa’s position? -Kingsley ‘Bobby’ Collins

On Tuesday, July 6, 2021, the world awoke to the news that Jeff Bezos, founder of e-commerce giant, Amazon, had further left the rest of the world behind in the wealth accumulation race. The Amazon boss and world’s richest man…

*Constitutional review: Sanwo-Olu demands state police, special status for Lagos (Punch)*Sanwo-Olu commissions new Oshodi bus terminal (ThisDay)

Constitutional review: Sanwo-Olu demands state police, special status for Lagos (Punch) Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, demanded state police, fiscal federalism and a special economic status for the state as constitutional review public hearing begins across the…

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…

*Family demands justice as rape victim fights for life (Punch) *N100b bond to boost infrastructure in Lagos (Nation)

Family demands justice as rape victim fights for life (Punch) The family of a rape victim, identified simply as Favour, has demanded justice even as she is currently fighting for her life at the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos State.…

Jeff Bezos ‘set to be world’s first trillionaire’ as coronavirus drives Amazon fortune

The coronavirus pandemic has already cost over three million lives worldwide, and its economic cost cannot even begin to be measured. But that cost won’t fall on all of us equally. Some will actually come out of this unprecedented crisis…

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