Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag "Jumia"

    Nigeria’s smartphone market expands with OPPO launch

Nigeria’s smartphone market expands with OPPO launch

OPPO Mobile, a smartphone maker, has officially begun operations in Nigeria with the launch of OPPO F11 Pro.Speaking at an unveiling event that held at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, Nengi Akinola, OPPO Mobile Nigeria marketing manager, said the company is coming into the market to make a bold statement."OPPO is a brand that is involved in ‘many firsts’ globally [...]

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    The true story behind RMD’s legal dispute with Jumia

The true story behind RMD’s legal dispute with Jumia

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe Damijo, has instituted legal action against e-commerce platform, Jumia, for using his image on its social media platforms.The actor, popularly known as RMD, is unhappy with the usage of his Instagram photos without his consent.Although Jumia has taken down the photos in contention, RMD's lawyers are set to sue the e-commerce platform for punitive and exemplary damages [...]

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    Orange, French telco to invest $85m in Nigeria

Orange, French telco to invest $85m in Nigeria

French telecommunications company Orange is to invest 75 million euro ($85 million) in Nigerian e-commerce group, Africa Internet Group (AIG), Reuters is reporting.Stéphane Richard, chairman and CEO of Orange, made the revelation in a joint statement with AIG on Tuesday."With this strategic investment, Orange now has the capacity to play a leading role in the fast-growing e-commerce market in Africa," [...]

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    Google launches AndroidOne in Nigeria, 5 countries

Google launches AndroidOne in Nigeria, 5 countries

Global technology giant, Google, has launched its latest smartphone programme, AndroidOne in Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya and Morocco.AndroidOne is an initiative to make high-quality smartphones available to millions of people in Asia, Africa and other parts of the world.In Nigeria, Google launched the programme on Tuesday in collaboration with mobile phone manufacturer, Infinix; mobile operator, MTN and online retail [...]

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    Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi launches ‘Gbemisoke’ shoe line

Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi launches ‘Gbemisoke’ shoe line

Beat FM presenter Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi on Monday announced the launch of her branded shoe line on her Instagram page.Known as ‘Gbemisoke’, the shoe brand is a collection of flat ballerina slip-on designed for women who have a larger shoe size than the average woman and therefore have difficulties in shopping the right shoe size.Gbemi further gave a backstory that inspired [...]

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