Rocket Internet

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Rocket Internet has sold all its shares in Jumia

With several e-commerce companies across the continent having found it difficult to become profitable or even gain traction, the sale by Rocket Internet and possible sale by MTN Group could be interpreted as a vote of no confidence in the continent's e-commerce industry currently.

Marek Zmyslowski's new tell-all book sets the record straight

In his new tell-all book, Chasing Black Unicorns, Marek Zmyslowski sets the record straight on some of the controversy that followed him when running an online travel startup in Nigeria. He also writes about some of the lessons learned as a tech entrepreneur targeting African markets.

High order returns are normal - JUMIA

JUMIA reported impressive numbers and states that 41% order returns are just a normal feature of an e-commerce business.

Capital has no nationality

Capital is not patriotic, even some savvy African startup founders have domiciled their companies in tax-and investor friendly locations such as Delaware, Dubai, and Mauritius.