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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...

Zenda gets $9.4M to streamline school fee payment and management

Zenda, a UAE-based startup looking to change how parents pay school bills, and the way educational institutions manage...

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,...

Nigeria’s Etap gets $1.5M pre-seed to make buying car insurance easier

Only 21% of the 12 million registered vehicles on Nigerian roads have genuine motor insurance, as the rest...

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...

Zambian card-issuing startup Union54 raises $12M led by Tiger Global

Zambian card-issuing fintech Union54 has raised $12 million in a seed extension round led by Tiger Global. Other participating investors...

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...

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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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