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Meta disputes allegations of poor work conditions at its contractor’s hub in Kenya

A few weeks ago, a law firm threatened to sue American social-media giant Meta and its main subcontractor...

The Central African Republic is the first African country to adopt bitcoin

The Central African Republic (CAR) has just become the first African country to adopt bitcoin as a legal...

Ghanaian agtech Farmerline to use new funding to strengthen its infrastructure, help farmers create wealth

A McKinsey and Co. study suggests that while sub-Saharan Africa has the potential to increase (even triple) its agricultural output...

Stitch launches ‘LinkPay’ to enable tokenised one-click bank transfers in South Africa and Nigeria

Stitch, a South African-based payments and data API fintech, announced today the launch of LinkPay, a product...

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...

28 days after launching investment arm, Luno crosses 10m user base

As more crypto companies invest in mainstream innovation that allows people  to interact with crypto seamlessly, the adoption...

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

When George Manuwuike approached the final stages of bidding for a project with the Nigerian government in 2015,...

Digital bank Umba raises $15M, plans to expand into three new African markets

There’s no shortage of digital banks in Nigeria and, in general, in Africa. As the region continues to...

Egypt’s Pylon gets $19M to scale software for water and electricity distribution companies

Pylon, an Egyptian infrastructure management platform for water and electricity companies in emerging markets, has raised a $19...

Nigerian Tech Start-Ups Raise $343M In Three Months

According to recent reports, it was disclosed that 7 Nigerian start-ups in the tech space raised combined cash...
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Egyptian B2B e-commerce platform Cartona raises $12M to scale and explore new verticals

Startups that solve the supply-chain and operational challenges of players in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry —...

The Fashion Kingdom, an Egyptian fashion e-commerce startup, raises $2.6M in seed funding

Image Credits: The Fashion Kingdom The Fashion Kingdom (TFK), an Egyptian e-commerce marketplace for fashion, beauty and...

Nigeria’s Kwik launches e-commerce solution for African businesses

Kwik, a Nigerian startup known for its on-demand B2B logistics service, has entered the growing e-commerce market in Africa...

MAX partners with Yamaha to expand operations across the continent

Following their recent milestone of 100 million kilometres, Max has announced a partnership with Yamaha’s Nigerian subsidiary,...