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Kenya’s Lori Systems has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Google

Kenya’s Lori Systems has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Google

Kenya e-logistics company Lori Systems which operates across East Africa has raised an undisclosed amount of Round B funding from…
Bolt to only be available to corporate clients in Tanzania

Bolt to only be available to corporate clients in Tanzania

Popular ride-hailing company Bolt has switched to corporate clients only in Tanzania. This, the firm says is due to the…
Kenya’s Blockchain Startup Crypsense Digital Joins Draper VeChain Web 3 Accelerator Program

Kenya’s Blockchain Startup Crypsense Digital Joins Draper VeChain Web 3 Accelerator Program

Kenyan crypto startup Crypsense Digital Group has been selected to join the 12-week Draper VeChain Web 3 Accelerator Program. The…
Roam has inked a deal with M-Kopa to have its electric motorcycles available on credit

Roam has inked a deal with M-Kopa to have its electric motorcycles available on credit

Kenyan electric vehicles manufacturer startup Roam has entered into a partnership with fintech firm M-Kopa which will see its motorcycles…
Applications for the 5th edition of Catapult: Inclusion Africa Programme open

Applications for the 5th edition of Catapult: Inclusion Africa Programme open

The LHoFT Foundation has opened applications for the 5th edition of the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa which will be delivered in Luxembourg.…
This Nigerian health-tech startup is giving maternal healthcare in Africa a new face

This Nigerian health-tech startup is giving maternal healthcare in Africa a new face

The subject of maternal healthcare has been at the centre of global conversations at every turn. Several approaches offering a…
Nigerian Startup Klasha Appoints Ayman Jawhar as New Chief Product Officer

Nigerian Startup Klasha Appoints Ayman Jawhar as New Chief Product Officer

Lagos and San Francisco-based Klasha has appointed Ayman Jawhar as its new Chief Product Officer. Ayman will be based in the United…
VC Firm HAVAÍC announces $500K investment in FinAccess to grow across Africa

VC Firm HAVAÍC announces $500K investment in FinAccess to grow across Africa

Cape Town-headquartered venture capital (VC) firm HAVAÍC has announced a $500,000 investment in FinAccess.  The investment has been allocated from…
CBK grants Virtual Pay International a PSP License to operate in Kenya

CBK grants Virtual Pay International a PSP License to operate in Kenya

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has granted Virtual Pay International Limited a license to operate as a Payment Service…
Kenyan Mobile commerce startup Copia Unveils Manufacturing Unit for Sugar and Rice Production

Kenyan Mobile commerce startup Copia Unveils Manufacturing Unit for Sugar and Rice Production

Copia Global, a Kenyan-based mobile commerce platform has unveiled a new manufacturing unit to enhance its output of affordable sugar…
20 startups from the Middle East and Africa announced winners of Migration Enterpreneurship Prize 2022

20 startups from the Middle East and Africa announced winners of Migration Enterpreneurship Prize 2022

The Migration Entrepreneurship Prize 2022 has announced the 20 startups from the Middle East and Africa selected for its second cohort.…
American fintech UMBA acquires majority stake in Kenya’s Daraja Microfinance

American fintech UMBA acquires majority stake in Kenya’s Daraja Microfinance

UMBA, a U.S-based fintech whose investments spread to emerging markets has acquired a majority stake in Daraja, a Kenyan deposit-taking…
Kenyan HR startup FaidiHR raises undisclosed amount of funding from SprintX

Kenyan HR startup FaidiHR raises undisclosed amount of funding from SprintX

Kenyan startup Crew HR & Payroll has rebranded to FaidiHR after it received an undisclosed amount of funding from SprintX,…
Kenyan insurtech Lami Technologies raises $3.7M to expand across Africa

Kenyan insurtech Lami Technologies raises $3.7M to expand across Africa

Kenya-based insurtech startup Lami Technologies has raised a US$ 3.7m seed extension to expand its insurtech product across Africa. The…
Flutterwave responds to accusations of operating without a license in Kenya

Flutterwave responds to accusations of operating without a license in Kenya

After reports emerged that Nigerian fintech startup Flutterwave was operating without a license in Kenya, the company has sent out…
Nigeria’s Kwik has launched a free eCommerce storefront for African merchants

Nigeria’s Kwik has launched a free eCommerce storefront for African merchants

Nigeria’s digital commerce enabler Kwik has introduced KwikStore, a storefront that enables merchants across Africa to build and run a…
Egyptian fashion e-commerce startup The Fashion Kingdom has raised  $2.6 Million in seed funding

Egyptian fashion e-commerce startup The Fashion Kingdom has raised  $2.6 Million in seed funding

Egyptian Fashion and accessories startup The Fashion Kingdom (TFK) has raised $2.6 in seed funding round. The company was founded…
Nigeria’s mobility startup Moove has expanded to India

Nigeria’s mobility startup Moove has expanded to India

Nigeria is home to some of the most innovative startups and many of them are disrupting their respective industries in…
Africa Tech Challenge by AVIC International is back after a long break

Africa Tech Challenge by AVIC International is back after a long break

Chinese construction company AVIC International has announced the return of the Africa Tech Challenge after a two-year hiatus prompted by…
Seedstars announces $30 million fund to invest in 100 startups in emerging markets

Seedstars announces $30 million fund to invest in 100 startups in emerging markets

Seedstars has announced plans to invest in 100 more startups through its second emerging market seed-stage fund, called Seedstars International…
AfricInvest and Cathay Innovation Complete Final Close of €110M Pan-African Venture Fund

AfricInvest and Cathay Innovation Complete Final Close of €110M Pan-African Venture Fund

Africa’s multi-asset investment platform AfricInvest and global venture capital firm Cathay Innovation, have completed the final close of their joint Pan-African…
Kenyan Startup Flare Among Winners Of The Inaugural Kofi Anan Innovation Prize

Kenyan Startup Flare Among Winners Of The Inaugural Kofi Anan Innovation Prize

Three startups from Kenya, Nigeria and Zimbabwe have been named winners of the inaugural Kofi Annan Award for Innovation in…
Kenya’s AfyaRekod Launches Blockchain Platform To Track Patients History

Kenya’s AfyaRekod Launches Blockchain Platform To Track Patients History

Kenya-based health tech startup AfyaRekod has built a blockchain-based platform that makes it easy for medical professionals to retrieve the…
Nigerian fintech startup founders jailed in the United States for money laundering

Nigerian fintech startup founders jailed in the United States for money laundering

Nigerian-born, US-based founders of a money-remittance fintech Ping Express have been handed a 27-month sentence in the United States after…
Nigeria’s bicycle delivery startup Errand360 partners with Jumia for deliveries

Nigeria’s bicycle delivery startup Errand360 partners with Jumia for deliveries

Across Africa, a multitude of ideas are mushrooming every day, aiming to address the continent’s most pressing needs. Under the…
Celo Announces New Web3 Fund for African Startups Adopting Crypto Strategies

Celo Announces New Web3 Fund for African Startups Adopting Crypto Strategies

Celo has launched a new programme to support African startups across payments, remittances, virtual assets, savings, and related financial services.…
Mdundo signs music distribution partnership with Universal Music Group

Mdundo signs music distribution partnership with Universal Music Group

Kenyan-based music streaming platform Mdundo has been making incredible moves that have contributed to its rapid growth. As we reported…
Kenyan logistics startup Duhqa has raised $2m seed funding for regional expansion

Kenyan logistics startup Duhqa has raised $2m seed funding for regional expansion

Kenyan B2B logistics startup Duhqa has raised $2 million in seed funding to accelerate its expansion plan. Duhqa was founded…
Kenyan Court Freezes Flutterwave’s Bank Accounts Over Money Laundering Allegations

Kenyan Court Freezes Flutterwave’s Bank Accounts Over Money Laundering Allegations

Nigerian unicorn fintech Flutterwave has lately been in the news for both good and bad reasons, but the unflattering reasons…
Autochek acquires CoinAfrique to accelerate its expansion across Francophone Africa

Autochek acquires CoinAfrique to accelerate its expansion across Francophone Africa

Autochek, the Nigerian automotive startup has accelerated its expansion to Francophone Africa after acquiring CoinAfrique for an undisclosed amount. CoinAfrique…
Flutterwave appoints ex-Goldman Sachs MD Gurbhej Dhillon as new CTO

Flutterwave appoints ex-Goldman Sachs MD Gurbhej Dhillon as new CTO

Flutterwave has announced the appointment of former Goldman Sachs’ Managing Director, Gurbhej Dhillon as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As…
Nigeria’s open banking startup Mono launches in Kenya

Nigeria’s open banking startup Mono launches in Kenya

Mono, a Nigerian fintech startup has announced that it is expanding its services to Kenya. Mono builds an open banking…
Three Kenyan Companies among 10 finalists of the Afri-Plastic Challenge

Three Kenyan Companies among 10 finalists of the Afri-Plastic Challenge

Three Kenyan companies developing varying solutions to address the plastic menace are among 10 finalists of the Afri–Plastics Challenge. Chemolex Limited,…
Kenyan edutainment startup Kakua has raised $6M in Series A funding

Kenyan edutainment startup Kakua has raised $6M in Series A funding

Kakua, an edutainment startup based in Kenya has raised $6M Series A funding. The funding was led by China’s Tencent…
Nigeria’s Moove has raised $20m debt funding from British International Investment

Nigeria’s Moove has raised $20m debt funding from British International Investment

The British International Investment (BII) has extended $20 million in debt funding to Nigerian mobility startup Moove. The 4-year structured…
Kenyan fintech Kyanda takes its one-stop financial solutions to South Africa

Kenyan fintech Kyanda takes its one-stop financial solutions to South Africa

Kyanda, a Kenyan fintech that facilitates payment of utilities and money transfers via an easy-to-use app has branched its operations…
Kenyan Online Accounting firm Odibooks Launches Management platform for SMEs.

Kenyan Online Accounting firm Odibooks Launches Management platform for SMEs.

Kenyan fintech startup Odibooks has launched a management and accounting platform that SMEs can use to automate their processes. Odibook…
Africa-focused VC firm TLcom Capital appoints Eloho Omame as Partner to attract more female-led tech startups

Africa-focused VC firm TLcom Capital appoints Eloho Omame as Partner to attract more female-led tech startups

TLcom, the Africa-focused venture capital firm, has appointed Eloho Omame as a Partner. The appointment, the firm says is to bolster its…
Wimbart launches fourth edition of its mentorship programme for African tech startups

Wimbart launches fourth edition of its mentorship programme for African tech startups

Wimbart, the London-based Public Relations agency specializing in Africa and emerging markets, has launched the fourth edition of its Office…
Fintech platform Nomanini launches app to connect FMCGs and financial service providers in Africa

Fintech platform Nomanini launches app to connect FMCGs and financial service providers in Africa

Fintech platform Nomanini has today announced the launch of a new app that connects FMCGs and financial service providers to serve…
Nigeria’s Healthtracka Raises $1.5 million, Plans Entry to Kenya and Ghana

Nigeria’s Healthtracka Raises $1.5 million, Plans Entry to Kenya and Ghana

The convenience of getting health solutions from the comfort of your home is possibly one of the greatest achievements of…
Moringa School raises an undisclosed amount of funding from Leading Investor Proparco

Moringa School raises an undisclosed amount of funding from Leading Investor Proparco

Learning-accelerator Moringa School has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Proparco to support its expansion outside Kenya.  The funding…
Breaking: Kune Food is shutting down

Breaking: Kune Food is shutting down

Kenyan food-tech startup Kune Food is shutting down. Kune which officially began commercial operations with four meal hubs located in…
New App To Automatically Supervise Spending For Dependents Launched

New App To Automatically Supervise Spending For Dependents Launched

Kenyan startup Empower Smart Limited has launched an automated Digital Escrow Supervised Payments app for Dependents.  Dubbed “Super Pay” the…
Proparco joins forces with Digital Africa to provide financing solutions for African tech startups

Proparco joins forces with Digital Africa to provide financing solutions for African tech startups

As part of its 2022-2025 roadmap, Digital Africa, in partnership with Proparco, will support 200 African startups at different stages…
Kenyan construction logistics startup Jumba raises $1m pre-seed round

Kenyan construction logistics startup Jumba raises $1m pre-seed round

Jumba, a Kenyan construction supply chain startup that was launched in April this year has raised $1m in pre-seed funding.…
Kenyan insurtech firm mTek secures $3 million funding

Kenyan insurtech firm mTek secures $3 million funding

On the heels of a recent $1.50 million (KSh 170 million) investment, Kenyan insurtech startup mTek has secured an additional …
EdTech Firm Snapplify Launches Teacha Marketplace for East Africa

EdTech Firm Snapplify Launches Teacha Marketplace for East Africa

South African edtech company Snapplify has launched Teacha!, a resourceful marketplace where teachers can buy and sell their teaching resources.…
Flutterwave Has Appointed Former American Express Executive as New CFO

Flutterwave Has Appointed Former American Express Executive as New CFO

Flutterwave has announced the appointment of Oneal Bhambani as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Bhambani joins the Nigerian fintech…
AirDuka named overall winner of Kenya’s e-commerce startup of the year

AirDuka named overall winner of Kenya’s e-commerce startup of the year

AirDuka has been named the overall winner of the startup of the Year Award at the Kenya E-Commerce Summit and…
Nigerian fintech startup Indicina raises $3m seed funding for Africa expansion

Nigerian fintech startup Indicina raises $3m seed funding for Africa expansion

Nigerian fintech startup Indicina has raised $3 million in seed funding round to accelerate its expansion into other African markets.…
Tunisian edtech startup GOMYCODE raises $8 Million Series A funding to expand across Africa

Tunisian edtech startup GOMYCODE raises $8 Million Series A funding to expand across Africa

A Tunisian edtech startup GOMYCODE has raised one of the highest African funding this quarter of the year after clinching…
GreenHouse Capital announces 13 startups selected for the Microsoft Scale-up Accelerator

GreenHouse Capital announces 13 startups selected for the Microsoft Scale-up Accelerator

Thirteen startups from East and West Africa are set to benefit from a six-week accelerator program by GreenHouse Capital and…
Something isn’t right at Kune, the Kenyan food-tech startup

Something isn’t right at Kune, the Kenyan food-tech startup

When Kune Food raised $1 Million in pre-seed funding in June 2021, it seemed to have a grand plan that…
Nigerian SeamlessHR Aims to Build HR Software for International Markets

Nigerian SeamlessHR Aims to Build HR Software for International Markets

A number of organizations have set camps in Africa to take advantage of the vast human resources. It’s not always…
South African startup Nooksy is connecting family members through a reading app

South African startup Nooksy is connecting family members through a reading app

A South African startup named Nooksy is connecting family members living far away from each other through storytelling. Nooksy, which…
Kenyan government is considering creating a startup advisory board

Kenyan government is considering creating a startup advisory board

The Kenyan government is considering creating a startup advisory board to support the continued acceleration of startups in the country.…
Ugandan fintech startup Eversend rebrands, announces new features

Ugandan fintech startup Eversend rebrands, announces new features

Eversend, a Ugandan fintech startup providing cross-border money transfers for Africans and Africans in the diaspora has rebranded. The startup…
Kenyan brewer African Originals seeks to raise $700k in new funding

Kenyan brewer African Originals seeks to raise $700k in new funding

African Originals, a Kenyan startup using local ingredients to make world-class beverages is seeking to raise $700,000 to scale its…
French government backed Digital Africa initiative aims to boost growth among tech entrepreneurs in Africa

French government backed Digital Africa initiative aims to boost growth among tech entrepreneurs in Africa

The French government is playing a proactive role in weaning the rapidly-growing digital landscape in Africa through an initiative dubbed…
SWVL pauses daily operations in Nairobi

SWVL pauses daily operations in Nairobi

Swvl has announced that it is pausing its daily and city to city rides in Kenya.  The mass transit and…
Kenyan e-health startup Maisha Meds hits 1000 active facilities, expands to Nigeria

Kenyan e-health startup Maisha Meds hits 1000 active facilities, expands to Nigeria

Kenyan digital pharmacy network Maisha Meds has reached  1,000 active facilities, making it one of the largest digital pharmacy networks…
GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize is Awarding $50k to African agri-tech startups

GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize is Awarding $50k to African agri-tech startups

The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize is inviting African agri-tech startups to apply and stand a chance to win  US$50,000 in cash…
B2B platform Sendy Supply, transforming trade for retailers

B2B platform Sendy Supply, transforming trade for retailers

Supply chain inefficiencies in the retail sector continue to affect how traders do business. Logistics, storage and the ever-changing consumer…
South Africa’s edtech startup FoondaMate raises $2 million seed funding

South Africa’s edtech startup FoondaMate raises $2 million seed funding

South African edtech startup FoondaMate is helping high school students in emerging markets to access revision material through WhatsApp and…
Nigerian fintech startup Grey expands to Kenya to enable freelancers send and receive money from abroad

Nigerian fintech startup Grey expands to Kenya to enable freelancers send and receive money from abroad

Over the last few years, there have been conversations around PayPal being unfriendly to its users, mainly freelancers in Africa.…
This Nigerian fintech is simplifying banking for immigrants

This Nigerian fintech is simplifying banking for immigrants

Nigerian fintech startup Vesti is changing the way immigrants access banking services around the world. The company launched by two…
Nigeria’s Jamit hopes to bring African podcasters together

Nigeria’s Jamit hopes to bring African podcasters together

Podcasting is a trend that’s rapidly gaining momentum in the world. Most of the developed markets have gladly accepted it…
AfriLabs Academy to facilitate capacity building among startups in Africa

AfriLabs Academy to facilitate capacity building among startups in Africa

As innovation hubs increase in number across Africa, the need for capacity building, benchmarking and other supportive initiatives prevail. It’s…
This SA agri-tech firm IQ is equipping farmers with digital tools to boost farming

This SA agri-tech firm IQ is equipping farmers with digital tools to boost farming

When South African agri-tech startup IQ Logistica was formed in 2014, the focus was to be a service provider to…
CV VC Firm Launches Early-Stage Fund for African Blockchain Startups

CV VC Firm Launches Early-Stage Fund for African Blockchain Startups

Crypto Valley Venture Capital (CV VC) has today announced the launch of its African Blockchain Early-Stage Fund targeting blockchain startups…
Innovate Now Accelerator Program for Assistive Technology innovators announced

Innovate Now Accelerator Program for Assistive Technology innovators announced

Innovate Now, an accelerator that extends support to innovators building assistive technologies has selected eight ventures to participate in its…
Cairo Angels Injected Undisclosed Amount in Kenya’s FlexPay

Cairo Angels Injected Undisclosed Amount in Kenya’s FlexPay

Fintech startup FlexPay has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Cairo Angels Syndicate Fund(CASF). The Kenyan firm operates an…
Healthtech startup Zuri Health raises $1.3-million to expand across Africa

Healthtech startup Zuri Health raises $1.3-million to expand across Africa

Kenyan healthtech startup Zuri Health has raised $1.3-million in funding to expand across Africa. The startup which offers mobile-based healthcare…
Kenyan fintech Bamba raises $3.2m seed funding to scale

Kenyan fintech Bamba raises $3.2m seed funding to scale

Kenyan fintech startup Bamba has secured $3.2m in seed funding to scale its app and build out its team. Venture capital…
Kenyan Fintech Hisa Joins NVIDIA Inception Programme

Kenyan Fintech Hisa Joins NVIDIA Inception Programme

Hisa App, a Kenyan mobile investment platform that allows anyone in Kenya to invest in  U.S. stocks and ETFs using…
Nigeria’s Freight Forwarder Topship Raises $2.5M Seed Funding

Nigeria’s Freight Forwarder Topship Raises $2.5M Seed Funding

Since tech-based startups started playing a key role by bridging gaps in the logistics sector in Africa, we’ve witnessed tremendous…
Kenyan B2B e-commerce startup TopUP Mama Has Raised $1.7 million Seed Funding

Kenyan B2B e-commerce startup TopUP Mama Has Raised $1.7 million Seed Funding

TopUp Mama a Kenyan startup that makes it easy for eateries to access supplies, banking services and management tools has…
VC firm Ventures Platform appoints Dr. Dotun Olowoporoku as New Venture Partner

VC firm Ventures Platform appoints Dr. Dotun Olowoporoku as New Venture Partner

Pan-African VC firm, Ventures Platform has appointed Dr. Dotun Olowoporoku as its new Venture Partner. The appointment comes less than…
Twiga Foods announces new subsidiary focusing on modern and commercial farming

Twiga Foods announces new subsidiary focusing on modern and commercial farming

Kenyan B2B E-Commerce startup Twiga Foods today launched a new subsidiary that is focused on modern and commercial farming. Known…
Kenyan startup Abantu AI Aims To Makes Local Languages Translation Easy

Kenyan startup Abantu AI Aims To Makes Local Languages Translation Easy

There are more than 2000 languages spoken across the African continent. Most of these are indigenous languages that are very…
African Startups Raised $2billion in 2021, Report

African Startups Raised $2billion in 2021, Report

The African Tech Startups Funding Report (2021) demonstrates a continued interest by investors in promising African startups. According to the…
Nigeria’s Fidia has created a crowdfunding platform for African content creators

Nigeria’s Fidia has created a crowdfunding platform for African content creators

For any content creator, getting their work seen and appreciated by the public is the first important step to success. …
Egyptian Fintech Paymob raises $50M in Series B funding

Egyptian Fintech Paymob raises $50M in Series B funding

The continued attention on African fintech startups is attracting unprecedented attention and investments from high-ranking venture capitalists. The latest such…
B2B eCommerce platform TradeDepot appoints Chidi Akubuiro as Managing Director for West Africa

B2B eCommerce platform TradeDepot appoints Chidi Akubuiro as Managing Director for West Africa

TradeDepot, a B2B eCommerce and embedded finance platform in Africa, has appointed former Coca Cola HBC and Hayat Kimya Nigeria…
Kenyan startup Wowzi is connecting influencers with ad agencies

Kenyan startup Wowzi is connecting influencers with ad agencies

The modern advertising space is nothing like we knew ten years ago. Well, not really, but a lot has changed,…
SA Remittance Fintech Mama Money Aims to offer Lowest Transfer Charges

SA Remittance Fintech Mama Money Aims to offer Lowest Transfer Charges

Fintech startups in Africa are doing a spectacular job at revolutionizing remittances, accessibility, saving, and the whole culture surrounding finances.…
Kenyan e-health startup Zuri Health launches Whatsapp Chatbot

Kenyan e-health startup Zuri Health launches Whatsapp Chatbot

Kenyan health tech startup Zuri Health has launched a WhatsApp chatbot for its users in Kenya. Known as Vera, Zuri says…
Nigerian Trade Tech Firm Norebase Raises $1M in Pre-Seed Round

Nigerian Trade Tech Firm Norebase Raises $1M in Pre-Seed Round

Norebase, a Nigeria-based trade technology firm announced on Wednesday that it has secured $1M pre-seed funding round. The funding round…
Power and Turaco partner to provide affordable insurance for gig workers across Africa

Power and Turaco partner to provide affordable insurance for gig workers across Africa

Fintech startup Power Financial Wellness has joined forces with insurtech firm Turaco to offer affordable health insurance products to its…
Nigeria’s OnePort 365 secures $5 million Seed Funding to Digitize Freight Management in Africa

Nigeria’s OnePort 365 secures $5 million Seed Funding to Digitize Freight Management in Africa

Nigeria’s digital freight forwarding company OnePort 365 has raised $5 million in seed funding to drive the end-to-end digitisation of…
Tanzania’s fintech NALA partners with Cellulant for diaspora remittance

Tanzania’s fintech NALA partners with Cellulant for diaspora remittance

Tanzania-based fintech startup NALA has partnered with Pan-African payments company, Cellulant to power payments from the United Kingdom and the…
Glovo Kenya tech startup pitch competition winners announced

Glovo Kenya tech startup pitch competition winners announced

On-demand delivery platform Glovo has announced the winners of its tech startup pitch competition in Kenya. Glovo in partnership with…
Solar energy provider Sun King raises $260 million in latest funding round

Solar energy provider Sun King raises $260 million in latest funding round

Sun King, a solar energy company that helps power off-grid homes in Africa and Asia has raised $260 million in…
Nigeria’s home services subscription App Eden Life acquires Kenya’s Lynk

Nigeria’s home services subscription App Eden Life acquires Kenya’s Lynk

Nigeria’s home concierge services scheduling platform Eden Life has acquired Lynk, the former technology company connecting informal workers to job…
CcHUB, Google unveil 9 Startups selected for the Fintech Incubation Programme in Rwanda

CcHUB, Google unveil 9 Startups selected for the Fintech Incubation Programme in Rwanda

Nigeria’s technology innovation centre Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) in collaboration with Google, Ministry of ICT and Innovation Rwanda, and Mojaloop Foundation…
BFA Global and FSD Africa launch a $3.3m fintech venture launcher for climate resilience in Africa

BFA Global and FSD Africa launch a $3.3m fintech venture launcher for climate resilience in Africa

BFA Global and FSD Africa have unveiled a new venture launcher to support entrepreneurs in the fintech for climate resilience…
Kenyan Electric Vehicle Maker Opibus Rebrands to ROAM

Kenyan Electric Vehicle Maker Opibus Rebrands to ROAM

Kenya’s leading electric vehicle (EV) maker Opibus has changed its name to ROAM. The company was among the earliest entrants…
Kenyan Mobile commerce startup Copia appoints former Amazon Executive to its Board

Kenyan Mobile commerce startup Copia appoints former Amazon Executive to its Board

Copia Global, a Kenyan-based mobile commerce platform has appointed of former Amazon executive Jason Murray to its Board. Jason brings…
Kenyan open finance infrastructure startup Credrails partners with Access Bank for future of finance in Africa

Kenyan open finance infrastructure startup Credrails partners with Access Bank for future of finance in Africa

Access Bank has partnered with Kenyan women-led open finance infrastructure startup Credrails to develop open finance rails that will dramatically…
Flutterwave CEO Embroiled in Bullying, Fraud Claims

Flutterwave CEO Embroiled in Bullying, Fraud Claims

A former employee of Nigerian-based payment solutions provider Flutterwave has levelled claims of bullying and fraud against company Founder and…
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