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Vaya Africa launches electric ride-hail taxi network

Vaya Africa, a ride-hail mobility venture founded by Zimbabwean mogul Strive Masiyiwa, has launched an electric taxi service and charging network in...

Kenya’s Apollo Agriculture raises $6M Series A led by Anthemis

Apollo Agriculture believes it can attain profits by helping Kenya’s smallholder farmers maximize theirs. That’s the mission of the Nairobi-based...

Loon signs deal to expand commercial internet service to Mozambique

Loon,  the Alphabet -owned company that’s using stratospheric balloons to provide high-speed bandwidth to hard-to-serve areas without strong ground infrastructure, has signed a new deal...

Despite a pandemic, Jumia’s losses drop for the first time in 2 years

Jumia pulls off a decent first quarter despite challenges from COVID-19 pandemic. Jumia, the Africa focused ecommerce company has...

Andela lays off 135 staff across four locations, most senior staff to take pay-cuts

Andela, the software engineering talent company, has laid off 135 of its staff across four locations. On Tuesday, Jeremy...

The Airbnb Apocalypse – Tech News Weekly 130

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yO7tet_UY3g Airbnb's Uncertain Future Due to COVID-19, Ethical Online Purchases, Virtual Live Concerts, and Wi-Fi 6E. •...

Nigeria’s Tech Sector Provides Solutions During COVID-19 Pandemic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Uww1TigB1s Nigeria's Tech Sector Provides Solutions During COVID-19 Pandemic

A Brighter Future For Tech In Nigeria

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In Nigeria telcos’ revenues are under pressure

As Nigeria went into lockdown in late March and people began to work from home, Nigerian telecom companies came under pressure.

Bitcoin Surges, Giving Hope and Fears to Investors

On Thursday, Bitcoin price leaped 18.57% to stay at $9,388.30, signaling hope in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic that has plunged the...

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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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