Nigerian online retail platform Jumia wants to become Africa’s Amazon. It’s not the only company with ambitions to make it big online. Nigeria, and Lagos in particular, is becoming a focus for internet entrepreneurs.
After news of Libyan slave markets went around world in 2017 many migrants stuck in North Africa decided to return home. However, those returning to Nigeria complain that they face the same problems they had left behind.
The smartphone game Pokemon Go has yet to officially launch in any African country. That’s not stopping African Pokemon fans, who are already braving the continent’s unpredictable streets to find the virtual monsters.
Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital is filled with street hawkers. The hawkers take advantage of the city's congested roads to sell a wide range of household items to motorists stuck in the traffick jam.
Traveling from one African country to another is often expensive and time consuming. A new agreement between 23 countries to standardize regulations could change things, and also help smaller airlines.
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