August 03, 2020
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  • VC4A announces 2020 ‘Venture Showcase Series A’ in collaboration with AWS Activate

    VC4A ( is calling for disruptive African scale-ups looking to raise between $500K and $10M. In proud collaboration with technical partner AWS Activate, VC4A will be hosting the exclusive ‘Venture Showcase – Series A‘ ( in October as part of a virtual gathering of Africa-focused early-stage investors.Since 2017, VC4A has…

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  • Post COVID-19: Recession, the survival of MSMEs and consumers’ dwindling buying power

    Containment remains the most viable response strategy to the escalating Coronavirus pandemic until there’s a cure. However, the increasingly negative health, social, economic, financial and humanitarian impacts of COVID-19 are already seen as clear pointers to a probable global recession, if not halted. Many countries including Nigeria are already in…

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  • COVID-19: MSMEs Sustainability and Risky World of Delivery Agents

    In many countries around the world, doctors, nurses, lab scientists and other frontline health workers in battle against Coronavirus are being celebrated and honoured. They deserve the honour as our heroes, who put their lives at risk so we can live as the world continues to fight an invisible common…

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  • International Women’s Day: How E-commerce Company is Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

    As the world celebrates the 2020 International Women’s Day on March 8, there will be enormous conversations around women empowerment, and gender equality. Aligned with the United Nations Women’s multigenerational campaign, this year’s International Women’s Day is themed” I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. Beyond the usual clamour for…

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  • Promoting Nigerian Economy through MSMEs Empowerment

    The role of micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) in areas of promoting inclusive growth, increasing the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), creation of employment opportunities and wealth creation, the world over, can never be overemphasized. Their immense contributions to the growth of their micro and macroeconomics are the…

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  • Jumia One partners AXA Mansard to distribute money market fund

    In order to continue to provide top-notch savings and investment solutions, AXA Mansard Investments, a leading multi-expert asset manager in Nigeria has partnered with Nigeria’s foremost all-in-one lifestyle, Jumia One to bring AXA Mansard’s Money Market Fund closer to the public and to make it easier to invest. In addition…

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