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30 Jun 2020
As e-commerce has gained traction amid the COVID-19 crisis, investors are building what could be Europe's biggest logistics platform in France. But becoming No. 1 might not be that easy.
2 May 2020
In the fight against terrorist groups in Africa, US forces provide crucial support to the G5 Sahel group (Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger) with intelligence, logistics and supplies. But as the terror threat continues to spread in the region, Africa is no longer a priority for the Pentagon, which could well withdraw its troops, as announced by US President Donald Trump.
7 Dec 2019
Freight forwarding practitioners are demanding a holistic legislative port reforms in Nigeria. They say a revolution in the entire transport logistics supply chain will make the port in the country more efficient.
17 Aug 2019
Nigerian logistics company Kobo360 has raised a 20 million dollar Series A round led by Goldman Sachs and 10 million dollars in working capital financing from Nigerian commercial banks. To discuss this and the challenges of running a logistics company in Nigeria, Co-Founder of Kobo360, Obi Ozor joins CNBC Africa for more.
16 Feb 2019
Timi Soleye returned home to Nigeria from the United States to set up a gas logistics business six years ago, encouraged by predictions of growth and an expanding middle class.
7 Feb 2017
Ventures Platform showcased six tech startups at its first demo day held in Abuja recently. The startups span sectors such as Fintech, Edtech, Logistics, Mobile Gaming, Data Services and the Sharing Economy.

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