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PostNet, Hibiscus Mall, Margate, South Africa

Dubai's Aramex buys South Africa's PostNet franchise for $16.5M

Aramex has bought the master franchise for South African retailer PostNet for $16.5 million from OneLogix Group, the Dubai-based courier firm said on Sunday as it expanded its presence in Africa.

Jumia Fashion Truck, Morocco

How Jumia Is Adapting E-Retail To Africa

I recently spoke with Jeremy Hodara Co-CEO of Africa Internet Holding, about a particularly intriguing subject: How do you adapt online retail to the specific needs of markets that are much less developed than the U.S. or Europe?

Jumia Nigeria, Tapping into Diaspora Dollars

Internet retailer, Jumia Nigeria, tapping into diaspora dollars

Money sent home by Nigeria’s emigrant workers traditionally covers basic expenses like housing, education and medicine.