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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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Ayoken raises $1.4M to grow its NFT marketplace for creatives

Ayoken, an NFT marketplace for creatives, has raised $1.4 million pre-seed funding to enable users grow their revenue...

Betastore gets $2.5M to solve stockouts, financing challenges for informal retailers in West and Central Africa

About 80% of household retail in sub-Saharan Africa is delivered through informal channels, which perennially face several challenges like stockouts,...

Nigeria’s Topship raises $2.5M from Flexport and YC to help merchants with international shipping

African merchants encounter many challenges when it comes to international shipping, ranging from logistics and customs to...

MARA raises $23M from Coinbase Ventures and FTX to build Africa’s portal to the crypto economy

The use of cryptocurrency in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly among its young people, cannot be overstated. Data from blockchain...

Identitypass, an identity verification API for Africa, raises $2.8M seed funding

Mobile penetration in Africa is growing impressively at about 46% as more people come online for the very first time....

Egypt’s Mylerz raises $9.6M for its e-commerce fulfillment service, eyes Africa-wide growth

Mylerz, a Cairo-based e-commerce fulfillment startup, plans to enter three new markets in North Africa and expand across...

News

Crown Flour Mill’s economic contribution gets presidential recognition 

Crown Flour Mill Limited (CFM), the wheat milling subsidiary of Olam International, an agribusiness firm, has won Nigeria’s National...

Government-directed internet shutdowns in Africa threaten digital penetration and inclusive growth

Africa’s leaders say they want high standards of living, educated citizens, and a quality of life underpinned by science,...

Safaricom declares $2.42 billion revenue, plans to launch commercial operations in Ethiopia this year

Safaricom, the largest telecommunications provider in Kenya, is set to launch commercial operations in Ethiopia later this year....

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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Ayoken raises $1.4M to grow its NFT marketplace for creatives

Ayoken, an NFT marketplace for creatives, has raised $1.4 million pre-seed funding to enable users grow their revenue...

Betastore gets $2.5M to solve stockouts, financing challenges for informal retailers in West and Central Africa

About 80% of household retail in sub-Saharan Africa is delivered through informal channels, which perennially face several challenges like stockouts,...

Crown Flour Mill’s economic contribution gets presidential recognition 

Crown Flour Mill Limited (CFM), the wheat milling subsidiary of Olam International, an agribusiness firm, has won Nigeria’s National...

Government-directed internet shutdowns in Africa threaten digital penetration and inclusive growth

Africa’s leaders say they want high standards of living, educated citizens, and a quality of life underpinned by science,...

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Ayoken raises $1.4M to grow its NFT marketplace for creatives

Ayoken, an NFT marketplace for creatives, has raised $1.4 million pre-seed funding to enable users grow their revenue...

Betastore gets $2.5M to solve stockouts, financing challenges for informal retailers in West and Central Africa

About 80% of household retail in sub-Saharan Africa is delivered through informal channels, which perennially face several challenges like stockouts,...

Crown Flour Mill’s economic contribution gets presidential recognition 

Crown Flour Mill Limited (CFM), the wheat milling subsidiary of Olam International, an agribusiness firm, has won Nigeria’s National...

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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Ayoken raises $1.4M to grow its NFT marketplace for creatives

Ayoken, an NFT marketplace for creatives, has raised $1.4 million pre-seed funding to enable users grow their revenue...

Betastore gets $2.5M to solve stockouts, financing challenges for informal retailers in West and Central Africa

About 80% of household retail in sub-Saharan Africa is delivered through informal channels, which perennially face several challenges like stockouts,...

Crown Flour Mill’s economic contribution gets presidential recognition 

Crown Flour Mill Limited (CFM), the wheat milling subsidiary of Olam International, an agribusiness firm, has won Nigeria’s National...

Government-directed internet shutdowns in Africa threaten digital penetration and inclusive growth

Africa’s leaders say they want high standards of living, educated citizens, and a quality of life underpinned by science,...

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AFRICA INFLUENCER AWARDS, 2021 The Tech Times Africa Influencer Award is Africa’s largest and most prestigious accolades for the...

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Ayoken raises $1.4M to grow its NFT marketplace for creatives

Ayoken, an NFT marketplace for creatives, has raised $1.4 million pre-seed funding to enable users grow their revenue...

Betastore gets $2.5M to solve stockouts, financing challenges for informal retailers in West and Central Africa

About 80% of household retail in sub-Saharan Africa is delivered through informal channels, which perennially face several challenges like stockouts,...

Crown Flour Mill’s economic contribution gets presidential recognition 

Crown Flour Mill Limited (CFM), the wheat milling subsidiary of Olam International, an agribusiness firm, has won Nigeria’s National...

Government-directed internet shutdowns in Africa threaten digital penetration and inclusive growth

Africa’s leaders say they want high standards of living, educated citizens, and a quality of life underpinned by science,...

Safaricom declares $2.42 billion revenue, plans to launch commercial operations in Ethiopia this year

Safaricom, the largest telecommunications provider in Kenya, is set to launch commercial operations in Ethiopia later this year....

Nigeria’s Topship raises $2.5M from Flexport and YC to help merchants with international shipping

African merchants encounter many challenges when it comes to international shipping, ranging from logistics and customs to...

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MARA raises $23M from Coinbase Ventures and FTX to build Africa’s portal to the crypto economy

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Identitypass, an identity verification API for Africa, raises $2.8M seed funding

Mobile penetration in Africa is growing impressively at about 46% as more people come online for the very first time....

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Ayoken raises $1.4M to grow its NFT marketplace for creatives

Ayoken, an NFT marketplace for creatives, has raised $1.4 million pre-seed funding to enable users grow their revenue...

Betastore gets $2.5M to solve stockouts, financing challenges for informal retailers in West and Central Africa

About 80% of household retail in sub-Saharan Africa is delivered through informal channels, which perennially face several challenges like stockouts,...

Crown Flour Mill’s economic contribution gets presidential recognition 

Crown Flour Mill Limited (CFM), the wheat milling subsidiary of Olam International, an agribusiness firm, has won Nigeria’s National...

Government-directed internet shutdowns in Africa threaten digital penetration and inclusive growth

Africa’s leaders say they want high standards of living, educated citizens, and a quality of life underpinned by science,...

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