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10 African Entrepreneurs Shaking the Global Space

Africa is not only rich in culture, population, potentials and natural resources, the continent is blessed with...

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Nigeria’s Etap gets $1.5M pre-seed to make buying car insurance easier

Only 21% of the 12 million registered vehicles on Nigerian roads have genuine motor insurance, as the rest...

Zambian card-issuing startup Union54 raises $12M led by Tiger Global

Zambian card-issuing fintech Union54 has raised $12 million in a seed extension round led by Tiger Global. Other participating investors...

alGROWithm is building Africa’s first growth talent accelerator

alGROWithm, a Nigeria-based growth agency is building Africa’s first growth talent accelerator. The Growth Talent Accelerator Programme (GTAP)...

Bitsika wants you to socialise while spending your money

Companies around the world are building products where social engagement flows seamlessly with the product’s main functionality....

OkHi gets $1.5M seed extension to scale its smart address verification service across Africa

It can be challenging to prove or navigate addresses in Africa due to poor addressing infrastructure. And for some...

Stax gets $2.2M for its app that lets Africans make transactions via automated USSD codes

Stax, a startup that allows Africans to buy airtime, send and request money, and transfer funds between accounts...

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Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s $44 billion offer to buy the company. Users are bracing for changes

Twitter has accepted Elon Musk’s offer to purchase the company for roughly $44 billion. The social media...

Google opens product development center in Nairobi, its first in Africa

Google has today announced the launch of a product development center in Nairobi, its first in the continent,...

The Food Lab, an Egyptian cloud kitchen provider, raises $4.5M pre-seed for expansion

Per reports, Egyptians spend about 30% of their income on food in a $17 billion restaurant industry, one of the largest in...

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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Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s $44 billion offer to buy the company. Users are bracing for changes

Twitter has accepted Elon Musk’s offer to purchase the company for roughly $44 billion. The social media...

Google opens product development center in Nairobi, its first in Africa

Google has today announced the launch of a product development center in Nairobi, its first in the continent,...

Nigeria’s Etap gets $1.5M pre-seed to make buying car insurance easier

Only 21% of the 12 million registered vehicles on Nigerian roads have genuine motor insurance, as the rest...

The Food Lab, an Egyptian cloud kitchen provider, raises $4.5M pre-seed for expansion

Per reports, Egyptians spend about 30% of their income on food in a $17 billion restaurant industry, one of the largest in...

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Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s $44 billion offer to buy the company. Users are bracing for changes

Twitter has accepted Elon Musk’s offer to purchase the company for roughly $44 billion. The social media...

Google opens product development center in Nairobi, its first in Africa

Google has today announced the launch of a product development center in Nairobi, its first in the continent,...

Nigeria’s Etap gets $1.5M pre-seed to make buying car insurance easier

Only 21% of the 12 million registered vehicles on Nigerian roads have genuine motor insurance, as the rest...

INDUSTRY NEWS

International Women’s Day: A Tribute to Revolutionary African Women in Tech

Technology has never been easier to access, but in Sub-Saharan Africa, just 30% of the tech industry’s professionals are women.

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...

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Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s $44 billion offer to buy the company. Users are bracing for changes

Twitter has accepted Elon Musk’s offer to purchase the company for roughly $44 billion. The social media...

Google opens product development center in Nairobi, its first in Africa

Google has today announced the launch of a product development center in Nairobi, its first in the continent,...

Nigeria’s Etap gets $1.5M pre-seed to make buying car insurance easier

Only 21% of the 12 million registered vehicles on Nigerian roads have genuine motor insurance, as the rest...

The Food Lab, an Egyptian cloud kitchen provider, raises $4.5M pre-seed for expansion

Per reports, Egyptians spend about 30% of their income on food in a $17 billion restaurant industry, one of the largest in...

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Twitter has accepted Elon Musk’s offer to purchase the company for roughly $44 billion. The social media...

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Google has today announced the launch of a product development center in Nairobi, its first in the continent,...

Nigeria’s Etap gets $1.5M pre-seed to make buying car insurance easier

Only 21% of the 12 million registered vehicles on Nigerian roads have genuine motor insurance, as the rest...

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nibox wants to bring financial services to the unbanked through self-service kiosks

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Only 21% of the 12 million registered vehicles on Nigerian roads have genuine motor insurance, as the rest...

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