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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...

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...

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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,...

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