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Top Vacation Home Rentals in Africa, 2021

Vacation home rentals are fastly becoming the thing for family travelers, weekend getaways, and even events all around the globe. The serenading...

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How Touch and Pay (TAP) got 1.5 million Lagosians to adopt cashless bus rides

It was a busy Thursday afternoon in one of Nigeria’s busiest cities — Lagos. Three young men...

Ivorian e-commerce startup ANKA, formerly Afrikrea, raises $6.2M pre-Series A

Image Credits: ANKA A study by McKinsey & Company on general e-commerce activities in Africa says consumer...

Kenyan startup Wowzi secures $3.2 million from 4DX Ventures, Andela co-founder to expand across Africa

Kenyan startup Wowzi has secured new funding to expand the reach of its platform, which turns social media users into...

Using cloud-based technology, DrugStoc is powering a pharmaceutical supply chain for the African market

If you’ve gone through the pains of child labour or are currently a parent, the chances are that...

Bolt drives lease-to-own expansion plan for Nigerian drivers

In Nigeria, insufficient purchasing power among middle-class citizens, coupled with limited or no access to vehicle financing, puts car...

This Kenyan Tech Startup Says It Will Create “1 Million Jobs” for African Youth in 2022

Kenyan tech startup Wowzi has announced its plans to create one million gig jobs for African youth in...

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Nigeria lifts ban on Twitter, says the social media giant has met conditions

The Nigerian government has lifted the suspension of Twitter operations more than six months after it first declared a...

Nigerian ethical credit-recovery fintech Bfree secures $1.7M, expands to Asia, Europe, South America and across Africa

Image Credits: Bfree Bfree, a Nigerian credit management fintech, has embarked on global expansion after raising...

Nigeria’s ThankUCash secures $5.3M to build infrastructure for cashback, deals and BNPL services

Image Credits: ThankUCash co-founders Loyalty, deals and rewards services are a rarity in most African markets. The...

People

Instagram Founder could become New TikTok CEO

TikTok is reportedly talking to founder and former CEO of Instagram, Kevin Systrom. This comes after Kevin Mayer resigned from his position as...
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Crown Flour Mills – Largest Milling Operation in Africa and 10th largest in the world

Crown Flour Mill has been in the wheat milling business in Nigeria for over four decades. Incorporated...

Africa’s Top LinkedIn Influencers 2021

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Nigeria lifts ban on Twitter, says the social media giant has met conditions

The Nigerian government has lifted the suspension of Twitter operations more than six months after it first declared a...

How Touch and Pay (TAP) got 1.5 million Lagosians to adopt cashless bus rides

It was a busy Thursday afternoon in one of Nigeria’s busiest cities — Lagos. Three young men...

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Crown Flour Mills – Largest Milling Operation in Africa and 10th largest in the world

Crown Flour Mill has been in the wheat milling business in Nigeria for over four decades. Incorporated...

Africa’s Top LinkedIn Influencers 2021

The Tech Times Africa Top LinkedIn Influencer Award is Africa’s largest and most prestigious accolades for the most influential personalities in the...

Nigeria lifts ban on Twitter, says the social media giant has met conditions

The Nigerian government has lifted the suspension of Twitter operations more than six months after it first declared a...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Uber Expands Ride-Hailing Service in Kenya

Uber has expanded its ride-hailing service and online food delivery business to Nakuru, Kenya. According to Business Daily, this move...

Jumia raises $348.6 million as it completes sale of secondary shares

Last week, we reported that the ecommerce company, Jumia, was looking to raise around $400 million in a secondary share offer. The secondary offering was announced...

Jumia plans to raise millions by selling 18 million shares

Africa-focused eCommerce company, Jumia, is looking to raise millions of dollars from investors by selling 9 million American depositary shares (ADS) and...

YC-backed Termii raises $1.4m seed round to expand to North Africa

Nigerian-founded Communication Platform as a Service (CPaaS) startup, Termii has raised $1.4m seed round from African early-stage VC firm, Future Africa and  Africa-focused Japanese...

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Crown Flour Mills – Largest Milling Operation in Africa and 10th largest in the world

Crown Flour Mill has been in the wheat milling business in Nigeria for over four decades. Incorporated...

Africa’s Top LinkedIn Influencers 2021

The Tech Times Africa Top LinkedIn Influencer Award is Africa’s largest and most prestigious accolades for the most influential personalities in the...

Nigeria lifts ban on Twitter, says the social media giant has met conditions

The Nigerian government has lifted the suspension of Twitter operations more than six months after it first declared a...

How Touch and Pay (TAP) got 1.5 million Lagosians to adopt cashless bus rides

It was a busy Thursday afternoon in one of Nigeria’s busiest cities — Lagos. Three young men...

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Nigeria lifts ban on Twitter, says the social media giant has met conditions

The Nigerian government has lifted the suspension of Twitter operations more than six months after it first declared a...

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It was a busy Thursday afternoon in one of Nigeria’s busiest cities — Lagos. Three young men...

Ivorian e-commerce startup ANKA, formerly Afrikrea, raises $6.2M pre-Series A

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Nigerian ethical credit-recovery fintech Bfree secures $1.7M, expands to Asia, Europe, South America and across Africa

Image Credits: Bfree Bfree, a Nigerian credit management fintech, has embarked on global expansion after raising...

Nigeria’s ThankUCash secures $5.3M to build infrastructure for cashback, deals and BNPL services

Image Credits: ThankUCash co-founders Loyalty, deals and rewards services are a rarity in most African markets. The...

New GM Appointed for IBM Growth Markets in Africa

IBM today announced the appointment of Julia Carvalho as General Manager for IBM Growth Markets, Africa. Ms. Carvalho will...

South Africa’s Planet42 gets $30M for its car subscription service, Mexico expansion

Planet42, a South Africa-based car subscription company that buys used cars from dealerships and rents to customers via...

Nigerian mobility-tech startup MAX bags $31 million in Series B round, set to expand across Africa, build EV infrastructure

Nigerian mobility tech startup Metro Africa Xpress Inc. (MAX) is planning to enter more markets across Africa as...

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