Investment - In Brief


Jumia Ivory Coast has announced a partnership with Canal+ to provide discounts to users and create a dedicated World Cup store on all its sites ahead of the event. Source: Humanipo

Kenya’s Safaricom, Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) and MultiChoice have agreed a financing option allowing Safaricom customers to acquire GOtv set-top boxes on credit through M-Shwari. Read the full story here:

Kenya’s Garsen, Moyale and Lamu are the first towns in the country that will receive government funding aimed at providing broadcasting and telecoms systems in marginal areas, according to a report. Read the full story here.

Building on its success on the African continent, Canal+ Overseas is launching a new "made in Africa" TV channel, "A+" dedicated to entertainment for its African audience. Read the full Canal Plus story in our next issue...

Photo above: Canal+ "made in Africa" TV channel, "A+" team. Photo credit ©DR.

Below: A+ logo.