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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...

B2B e-commerce platform Chari is acquiring the credit line of Axa Assurance in Morocco for $22M

Moroccan B2B e-commerce and retail startup Chari has acquired Axa Credit, the credit branch of Axa Assurance Maroc, for $22 million, the...

Jambo raises $7.5M from Coinbase, Alameda Research to build ‘web3 super app’ of Africa 

Jambo, a Congo-based startup building Africa’s web3 user acquisition portal through “learn, play, earn” and democratizing access...

Earnipay raises $4M to help employees in Nigeria get faster access to their salaries

Earnipay, a fintech that provides flexible and on-demand salary access to income-earners, has raised $4 million in seed...

Morocco’s Freterium grabs $4M to scale its freight trucking software across MENA

In Africa and the Middle East, most companies in the freight industry still use old-fashioned methods such as...

YC-backed Remedial Health raises $1 million pre-seed to digitize pharmacies in Nigeria

Remedial Health has secured $1 million in pre-seed funding to digitize pharmacies and stem the supply of fake and...

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Nigeria’s Sudo Africa raises $3.7M pre-seed for its card-issuing API platform

Sudo Africa, a fintech that provides a card-issuing API for developers and businesses in Nigeria, has raised $3.7...

MTN buys 144 plots of digital land, becoming first African company to enter the Metaverse

Today, Africa’s largest telecom company, MTN bought 144 plots of digital land in the Africarare metaverse Ubuntuland for an undisclosed...

M-KOPA raises $75M as it clocks 2 million customers across four African markets

A 2019 World Bank report says 85% of Africans live on less than $5.50 per day. A large percentage of...

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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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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...

B2B e-commerce platform Chari is acquiring the credit line of Axa Assurance in Morocco for $22M

Moroccan B2B e-commerce and retail startup Chari has acquired Axa Credit, the credit branch of Axa Assurance Maroc, for $22 million, the...

Nigeria’s Sudo Africa raises $3.7M pre-seed for its card-issuing API platform

Sudo Africa, a fintech that provides a card-issuing API for developers and businesses in Nigeria, has raised $3.7...

MTN buys 144 plots of digital land, becoming first African company to enter the Metaverse

Today, Africa’s largest telecom company, MTN bought 144 plots of digital land in the Africarare metaverse Ubuntuland for an undisclosed...

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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...

B2B e-commerce platform Chari is acquiring the credit line of Axa Assurance in Morocco for $22M

Moroccan B2B e-commerce and retail startup Chari has acquired Axa Credit, the credit branch of Axa Assurance Maroc, for $22 million, the...

Nigeria’s Sudo Africa raises $3.7M pre-seed for its card-issuing API platform

Sudo Africa, a fintech that provides a card-issuing API for developers and businesses in Nigeria, has raised $3.7...

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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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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...

B2B e-commerce platform Chari is acquiring the credit line of Axa Assurance in Morocco for $22M

Moroccan B2B e-commerce and retail startup Chari has acquired Axa Credit, the credit branch of Axa Assurance Maroc, for $22 million, the...

Nigeria’s Sudo Africa raises $3.7M pre-seed for its card-issuing API platform

Sudo Africa, a fintech that provides a card-issuing API for developers and businesses in Nigeria, has raised $3.7...

MTN buys 144 plots of digital land, becoming first African company to enter the Metaverse

Today, Africa’s largest telecom company, MTN bought 144 plots of digital land in the Africarare metaverse Ubuntuland for an undisclosed...

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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...

B2B e-commerce platform Chari is acquiring the credit line of Axa Assurance in Morocco for $22M

Moroccan B2B e-commerce and retail startup Chari has acquired Axa Credit, the credit branch of Axa Assurance Maroc, for $22 million, the...

Nigeria’s Sudo Africa raises $3.7M pre-seed for its card-issuing API platform

Sudo Africa, a fintech that provides a card-issuing API for developers and businesses in Nigeria, has raised $3.7...

MTN buys 144 plots of digital land, becoming first African company to enter the Metaverse

Today, Africa’s largest telecom company, MTN bought 144 plots of digital land in the Africarare metaverse Ubuntuland for an undisclosed...

M-KOPA raises $75M as it clocks 2 million customers across four African markets

A 2019 World Bank report says 85% of Africans live on less than $5.50 per day. A large percentage of...

Jumia reports record orders and revenue but investors remain unconvinced 

Share sell-offs continued today in the wake of public companies’ earnings reports, proving especially significant amongst firms...

Jambo raises $7.5M from Coinbase, Alameda Research to build ‘web3 super app’ of Africa 

Jambo, a Congo-based startup building Africa’s web3 user acquisition portal through “learn, play, earn” and democratizing access...

10 African Entrepreneurs Shaking the Global Space

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

Earnipay raises $4M to help employees in Nigeria get faster access to their salaries

Earnipay, a fintech that provides flexible and on-demand salary access to income-earners, has raised $4 million in seed...

Morocco’s Freterium grabs $4M to scale its freight trucking software across MENA

In Africa and the Middle East, most companies in the freight industry still use old-fashioned methods such as...

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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...

B2B e-commerce platform Chari is acquiring the credit line of Axa Assurance in Morocco for $22M

Moroccan B2B e-commerce and retail startup Chari has acquired Axa Credit, the credit branch of Axa Assurance Maroc, for $22 million, the...

Nigeria’s Sudo Africa raises $3.7M pre-seed for its card-issuing API platform

Sudo Africa, a fintech that provides a card-issuing API for developers and businesses in Nigeria, has raised $3.7...

MTN buys 144 plots of digital land, becoming first African company to enter the Metaverse

Today, Africa’s largest telecom company, MTN bought 144 plots of digital land in the Africarare metaverse Ubuntuland for an undisclosed...

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