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Peter Pedroncelli, 6:37 pm AFKI Original
History was made in 2016 when Africa could finally celebrate its first startup unicorn, with the Africa Internet Group, now known as Jumia Group, being valued at over $1 billion in February last year. In doing so, it became the first privately owned startup to gain unicorn status, joining an elite group of 150 or so companies around the globe. The company is based in Lagos, Nigeria, and operates as a subsidiary of Millicom International Cellular S.A, using a sales approach similar to Amazon.
Becca Blond, 2:43 am
Check out this list of South Africa’s highest-paid tech industry CEOs and several things will stand out. One, there’s only one woman on this list — what’s up with that? Two, the highest-paid CEO of them all — No. 1 on this list — earns about 65-percent more than No. 2 on the list. Six of the highest-paid CEOs are white, but the highest earner — by a mile — is black. Here are South Africa’s highest-paid tech industry CEOs for 2013-2014.
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