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Twitter Launches Patreon-Like ‘Super Followers’ Feature for iOS

Twitter has begun its roll-out of Super Followers, a new feature on the social network that lets users who have over 10,000...

OnePort 365 Offers Seamless Freight Management Services for Africa using Technology

OnePort 365, a digital freight management start-up has developed digital channel to seamless containerised freight management across Africa. It...

Nigerian Innovator develops a self-charging system for electric vehicles

The production and sales volumes of electric vehicles are growing year on year as more people embrace the new technology. But in the way...

This US-based early-stage fund wants to invest $5m in African startups

In the first half of this year, investments in African startups have risen back to pre-covid levels. While there’s more excitement about...

South Africa’s Yoco raises $83m to extend digital payments to 1 million SMEs

South African payments and software platform, Yoco, has secured $83 million in Series C funding, bringing the total funds raised to date...

Ecobank and Microsoft want to prepare more African SMEs to be digital businesses

In Africa, two things are expediting the adoption of online business models; the covid-19 effect and the mobile phone penetration. 

The Top African Regions Set to Become Startup and Investment Hubs

On the back of Cape Town being recognised as the tech capital of Africa, topping international rankings for foreign direct investment strategy, Ian Lessem,...

Nigerians Spend $16.9-Billion Annually on Power Generation, According to Expert

Nigerians and their businesses spend about N7-trillion ($16.9-billion) annually on power generation, says Stephen Ogboko, a renewable energy expert, executive director and...

One of Nigeria’s high profile angel investors is launching a fund for African startups

Olumide Soyombo of Piggyvest and Paystack fame is starting Voltron Capital seven years after investing on his own. Olumide...

Twitter is Testing Tweet Upvote & Downvote Buttons

Ubiquitous social media network Twitter is currently testing Reddit-like upvote and downvote buttons in efforts to highlight replies in long tweet threads...

South Africa to Produce Over 100 Million Pfizer Vaccines A Year

Pharmaceutical heavyweights Pfizer and BioNTech have agreed to partner with South Africa’s Biovac Institute to produce their COVID-19 vaccines at a facility...

Jeff Bezos Successfully Reaches the Edge of Space

Amazon, Blue Origin founder and richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos, blasted off towards the edge of space in his own...
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