Business Insider Africa is now a standalone site with expanded coverage across Africa

Business Insider Africa ( covers pan-African business news and economic data; Technology, disruptive trends and innovation; Business leaders and entrepreneurs; Career development; and a range of general news topics such as entertainment, lifestyle, and sports. The platform provides global business and technology coverage from Business Insider’s newsrooms around the world, from New York to Asia.

Leonard Stiegeler, Founder of Pulse: “The Pulse team and I are delighted to be launching Business Insider Africa as an independent platform. Our partnership aims to make international business news more attractive and accessible across the continent, while making African business both for its continental audience and for readers and viewers internationally. ”

Business Insider Africa is managed by a dedicated team in various locations in Sub-Saharan Africa. His new editor-in-chief, Victor Oluwole, is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Called Henry Blodget, Co-Founder, CEO and Editorial Director of Insider, Inc .: “We are pleased that Business Insider Africa is spreading its wings to cover business news from across the continent, and we are pleased that it now has a designated web portal. We are delighted us also to continue our partnership with Pulse.

Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company and reaches over 100 million users on the continent every month. With offices and publications in Anglophone West Africa (Lagos Nigeria –; Accra, Ghana –; Francophone West Africa (Dakar, Senegal –, which also covers Côte d’Ivoire) and East Africa (Nairobi, Kenya –, which also covers Uganda), Pulse is a truly pan-African media organization. In addition, Pulse includes a leading innovative video producer (Pulse TV), a 360-degree digital marketing provider (Pulse Marketing) and a creative branding and content studio (Pulse Studio) to offer its partners compelling and integrated marketing and creative services .

Business Insider is one of the most popular business news brands in the world. Business Insider was launched in 2007 and offers 14 global editions in eight languages. Business Insider and its general interest sister publication, Insider, are owned by Insider Inc., which has more than 350 million unique monthly visitors across all platforms and generates hundreds of millions of video views every month. Insider Inc. offers a subscription research service, Insider Intelligence, which provides detailed insights, data and analysis on digital topics including mobile, social, Internet of Things and FinTech. Insider Inc. is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE.

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