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Mixed reactions trail AIG’s brand harmonisation to Jumia


Reactions have continued to trail the announcement, last week, by e-commerce giant, Africa Internet Group, AIG to subsume all its entire ventures under the Jumia brand.

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Britain and Europe: A cantankerous relationship

THE political uproar that saw Thursday’s decision by the majority of British voters to exit the European Union was about at the same level as the upheaval that preceded a similar referendum that formalised Britain’s entry into Europe in 1975. The decision of Prime Minister David Cameron to resign as leader of the Conservative Party and as such, prime minister, bears a parallel to the rebellion that Prime Minister Harold Wilson faced in the days leading to the referendum on the ratification of British membership of the EEC in 1975.

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A woman walks past a house where "Vote Leave" boards are displayed in Redcar, north east England on June 27, 2016
Britain's historic decision to leave the 28-nation bloc has sent shockwaves through the political and economic fabric of the nation. It has also fuelled fears of a break-up of the United Kingdom with Scotland eyeing a new independence poll, and created turmoil in the opposition Labour party where leader Jeremy Corbyn is battling an all-out revolt.

Europe presses Britain for swift exit to limit global fallout

EUROPEAN leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union, a move the IMF said could put pressure on global growth. Financial markets recovered slightly after the result of Thursday’s referendum wiped a record $3 trillion off global shares and sterling fell to its lowest level in 31 years, but trading was volatile and policymakers said they would take all necessary measures to protect their economies.

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