It was only a year ago that Uber declared that its Lagos market was potentially bigger than its London market.
He has a staggering seven nominations at the Billboard Music Awards and will come to the UK to headline festivals this summer.
On the internet, Nigerians are opting for more global identities through web addresses.
The champion’s origins are spelt out in his tattoo and his liking for pounded yam and egusi. But while he’s on the rise, the British press probably won’t report it.
With support from prominent African investment groups, XL Africa will help 20 selected startups attract early stage capital of between $250,000 and $1.5 million.
Aliko Dangote, the founder of the Dangote Group, has promised to list his Dangote Refinery on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Last month the romantic comedy The Wedding Party became the first movie from Nigeria’s growing film industry to break 400 million naira ($1.3 million).
Ndalo Media founder Khanyi Dhlomo and Mara Group founder Ashish Thakkar on where the potential is and what’s blocking it.
The Estée Lauder Companies is set to launch Clinique, Estée Lauder and Aramis into the Nigerian market for the first time thanks to its new partnership with Jumia Online Retailer.
Bastian Gotter is the Co-Founder of iROKO, the VC-backed African entertainment and tech company that has single-handedly changed the face of Nollywood content distribution.
Sony Music Entertainment sees big growth prospects for music streaming in Nigeria, thanks to falling internet data costs and a large, growing population, a senior executive told Reuters.
Affordable housing is a considerable challenge for urban areas with large populations, and this is particularly prevalent in Nigeria’s city of Lagos.
Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has partnered with China’s heavy duty truck group Sinotruck to set up a $100 million plant to assemble trucks and cars in Nigeria for local use and export.
The fallout from a much-hyped debut is never easy to handle, particularly when the author in question published her first book at 21.
Private equity investments across Africa may soon rise as firms are set to expand their activity on what remains one of the fastest growing regions in the world.
Nigeria is the seventh largest coffee producing country in the world, and two brothers there have decided to capitalize on this.
Africa is seen to take up the tech challenge by investing billions of dollars in the development of tech futuristic cities.
It has long been known that e-health has tremendous potential to make the delivery of healthcare in Africa more efficient. It is now becoming clear that this will be in the diagnostics space.
News of Netflix’s expansion to Africa (and pretty much the rest of the world) in January was met with excitement on the continent.
Lagos’s infamous back-to-back traffic can turn a simple trip to the grocery store into a time-consuming ordeal.
Konga.com was founded in July 2012 and started purely as an online retailer selling baby and beauty products.
Markets in Shanghai closed up today on news that the Chinese bullet train manufacturer Fujian Corp won the contract to connect Casablanca to Abidjan.
By the United Nations’ estimate, the continent will see its current population of 1.2 billion double by the year 2050.
Seven years ago, when Jason Njoku moved back in with his mother into their public housing apartment in Deptford, southeast London, he felt like a failure.
Little Cab, the ride-hailing app backed by telecoms operator Safaricom, is slowly giving Uber a run for its money in Kenya.
In Zambia, one of their blogs is the undisputed arbiter of style. In South Africa, one of their apps is the gateway to private beaches and pop-up dining.
Car-hailing app Uber has frequently attracted controversy — whether over workers’ rights, management practices and its attitude to regulation.
On the streets of Lagos, motorcycles, cars and daredevil cyclists weave through the lanes, jostling for space to avoid getting stuck in the chaotic traffic jams.
Facebook is building a team of young executives to win digital advertising dollars from small and medium sized businesses across Africa’s major markets.
With more than half the population of Africa under the age of 18, networks are looking for more ways to target young audiences with cross-platform content, hoping to grow today’s generation of increasingly connected African youths into tomorrow’s brand-loyal consumers.