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Tanda Secures Funding for East African Expansion

Kenyan-based startup Tanda is expanding its operations after securing funding from early-stage African tech investor HAVAÍC, Zedcrest Capital, DFS Lab, Victor Asemota...

How Telematics is Driving eCommerce during COVID-19

If ever there was a time for the eCommerce sector to adopt telematics technology, it would be now: COVID-19 has disrupted the...

Huawei Partners with Mondia to Expand Contactless Payments Across Africa

Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) has teamed up with Mondia Pay, a digital payments company, to roll out seamless and contactless payments solutions...

Paymob raises $18.5m in largest Series A for an Egyptian fintech

In August 2020, Egyptian fintech Paymob announced that it raised $3.5 million to improve its capacity and acquire more merchants to use...

SEC’s new rule for online investment and trading platforms brings back familiar regulatory scare

On Thursday the 8th of April, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Nigeriaissued a directive on the “proliferation of unregistered online investment...

HMD Global unveils new Nokia C, G, and X Series

HMD Global, makers of Nokia phones, have announced six new Nokia Android phones in a live stream. Florian Seiche,...

Twitter said to have held acquisition talks with Clubhouse on potential $4B deal

Twitter held talks with Clubhouse around a potential acquisition of the live drop-in audio networking platform, with a deal value somewhere around...

Africa Data Centres to Build 10MW Facility in Nigeria

Africa Data Centres (ADC) has already begun work on its plans to construct a 10MW facility in Lagos, Nigeria. According...

Facebook Says it Won’t Notify Users Implicated in ‘Hack’

On April 3, Business Insider revealed that more than 530 million Facebook users personal information had been made publicly available in an unsecured database –...

5G Rollout in Kenya Escalates as Airtel Upgrades 600 Sites

Airtel Kenya has upgraded over 600 sites in Nairobi, Mombasa and Malindi to ensure that they are 5G ready – this comes...

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14.3 Million South African Facebook Users Implicated by Data Breach

On April 3, Business Insider uncovered how more than 530 million Facebook users personal information had been made publicly available in an unsecured database...

Twitter to Build African HQ in Ghana

Twitter is set to base its African headquarters in Ghana. According to Business Insider, the social media company is hoping to fill 12...

Amazon’s Alexa earbuds return with a smaller design and wireless charging

It’s been about a year and a half since Amazon released the first Echo Buds. I reviewed them when they arrived, and...

Quro Medical, the South African startup pioneering hospital-at-home services, has raised a $1.1m seed round

South African digital healthcare startup, Quro Medical, has just secured $1.1 million in seed funding. This round was led by Kenyan and South...

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