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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....

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...

Meta sued in Kenya over claims of exploitation and union busting

A suit was earlier today filed against American social-media giant Meta and Sama, its main subcontractor for...

Uber seeks to resolve dispute with Kenyan drivers out of court

Uber has opted for arbitration to solve a dispute it has with drivers in Kenya over the reduction...

Manara gets $3M to grow tech talent pool in the Middle East and North Africa

Edtech startup Manara has raised $3 million in pre-seed funding for its cohort-based training ­­platform geared toward growing the tech-talent...

Egyptian fintech Paymob raises $50M led by PayPal Ventures and Kora Capital

Egyptian fintech Paymob, which enables merchants to accept digital payments online and in-store, announced today it has raised $50...

Nigeria’s OnePort 365 lands $5M to digitize freight management in Africa

The global maritime industry oversees the movement and handling of over 800 million containers in various ports worldwide....

Sun King raises $260M to widen clean energy access in Africa, Asia

One of the largest solar companies in Africa and Asia, Sun King, has raised $260 million in series D...

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...

Bboxx reportedly acquires Ghana’s PEG Africa for $200 million

Bboxx, a London-headquartered cleantech startup that provides clean energy in Africa, has reportedly acquired PEG Africa, another cleantech...

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South African Fintech Stitch launches Stitch Payouts in South Africa

South African API fintech Stitch has launched Stitch Payouts, a service it claims will enable businesses to send payments...

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...

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