Jack Ma

Jack Ma Foundation dishes out cash to African 'netpreneurs'

Alibaba founder Jack Ma awards R15 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across the continent.
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1:10
Mar 20, 2020

Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation Announce Donations to Four Southeast Asian Countries

The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation announces donations of medical supplies to four Southeast Asian countries.
6:00
Sep 11, 2019

Jack Ma provides valuable lessons for Africa's ICT leaders

Jack Ma retired yesterday, leaving the Alibaba building after two decades. Analysts say African entrepreneurs and ICT leaders.
2:30
Mar 28, 2019

Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative official opens for competition

Organisers confirm focus on small enterprises, female entrepreneurs, and those doing work to improve local communities.
1:40
Jan 14, 2019

Rwandan govt taps into Alibaba's new economy expertise

Twelve officials complete New Economy workshop at multinational conglomerate's headquarters in Hangzhou, China.
2:30
Nov 29, 2018

Google winners look to impact Africa

Anti-corruption, career guidance and public safety feature strongly among competitor offerings.
2:30
Nov 22, 2018

MTN Uganda announces US$270,000 start-up fund

Operator also gives third-party access to its Mobile Money Access Programming Interface.
2:10
Nov 1, 2018

Africa's first electronic world trade platform in Rwanda

Alibaba's Jack Ma, President Paul Kagame commit to MoUs.
4:20
Sep 10, 2018

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down next year

Jack Ma, co-founder of China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba, will step down as chairman in one year.
2:00
Aug 21, 2018

Alibaba launches e-commerce talent programme in Rwanda

Part of commitment made by Jack Ma during his recent visit to the central African country.
2:30
Aug 8, 2018

Alibaba's Ma launches US$10m start-up contest in Jhb

The Jack Ma Africa Netpreneur initiative aims to offer grants to 100 African entrepreneurs and start-ups by 2030.
2:30
Jan 9, 2018

Alibaba to 'seriously consider' Hong Kong

Founder Jack Ma's consideration comes after Hong Kong decided recently to move towards allowing dual-class share listings.