Business

How Black Friday is Giving Africa’s Economy a Lift

It is quite phenomenal how in recent years, both eCommerce players and retailers have used Black Friday to sweep thrifty shoppers off their feet. So much that the shopping event is no longer restricted to a single-day shopping spree but … Read More

Tearing Down Barriers for the Growth of African Rural E-Commerce

The rise and growth of e-commerce in the world and primarily in Africa has created a lot of business opportunities, not only in urban but also in rural areas. The good news is that there is undoubtedly increased connectivity, reaching … Read More

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The Opportunity Cost of Doing Business for SMEs in Africa

The African economy has gathered momentum over the years, with an estimated increase of 3.8% of the real output growth in 2017. As the largest economies gradually strengthen, the 2018/2019 performance should reach 4.1% according to the African Development Bank. … Read More

What Can You Buy for One Dollar Across Africa?

Nairobi, 2 February 2016 – Many people, before they set off on a journey, wonder, how expensive is a country they are headed to. Leading African hotel booking website – Jovago.com – prepared a simple overview of what can you … Read More

Jovago Announces Black Friday Offers; Aims At Tripling Sales For Holiday Season

In a first of its kind in Africa, Jovago has announced its first Black Friday sale; offering 50% discount on hotel bookings made between the midnight of 27t – 28TH November. Explaining the concept, Estelle Verdier Managing Director for Jovago.com … Read More

Why Cities Need to Invest in Urban Tourism

“The world’s urban population is expected to grow by 61% by year 2030. This will have a considerable impact on urban tourism” According to a report the ITB World Travel Trends Report 2013/14, the volume of city trips increased by … Read More