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This NGO is using crypto to help hundreds of girls, women, and college workers in Nigeria and India

This NGO is using crypto to help hundreds of girls, women, and college workers...

When WONDER Foundation saw its inception eight years ago with the mission to empower women and their communities through education, they never imagined that...
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Thousands of Counterfeit HP Products Seized in Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania

HP, together with local authorities has seized close to 200,000 counterfeit products in Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania The products include fake HP printer cartridges and...

Nigeria is getting its first-ever bitcoin ATM

Nigeria has the strongest economy in Africa and has always stood out as more or less financially stable compared to some neighbouring countries. As...

Nigeria to host the 2020 Cyber Africa Summit

Global B2B events and conference organizer, Tradepass is set to host their exclusive cyber security conference, Cyber Africa Summit (CyFrica) 2020 in Nigeria. The...

Nigerian fintech startup Aella raises $10m financing round

Nigerian fintech startup Aella has raised a $10m debt financing round from Singapore-based HQ Financial Group (HQF). This debt financing round is Aella’s second...
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Google launches its first Developers Space for African startups and developers in Nigeria

Google has launched its first Google Developers Space for African developers, entrepreneurs and startups in Lagos, Nigeria.  Google CEO Sundar Pichai made a commitment to...

Nigerian Fintech Startup Trove Secures An Undisclosed Amount Of Funding From ARM

Nigerian micro-investing fintech startup Trove has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from asset management firm, ARM. This is the first announced funding round of...

Nigeria’s edtech startup uLesson raises $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital

uLesson, Sim Shagaya’s edtech startup from Nigeria that aims to address infrastructure and learning gaps in Africa has raised $3.1mn Seed Round led by...

Visa is investing $200 Million in Nigeria’s fintech firm Interswitch

Visa is investing $200 million for a 20% stake in Nigeria's digital payments company Interswitch. This minority equity stake acquisition by Visa now makes...
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Quoted Replies Bot Creator Offered A Job At Twitter

Twitter’s CEO and Founder Jack Dorsey paid a visit to Nigeria on Thursday 7th. As a CEO and founder of one of the biggest...

Interswitch acquires Nigeria’s healthcare tech startup e-Clat

Nigeria’s leading e-payments company Interswitch has acquired a majority stake in healthcare technology startup e-Clat. The deal was completed on September 30, 2019, and it...
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Facebook has opened a small Business Group Operations Centre in Nigeria

Facebook in partnership with Teleperformance, has announced the opening of its first Small Business Group (SBG) Operations Centre in Lagos, Nigeria. The SBG will...
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Kenya’s e-Logistics startup Lori Systems expands to Nigeria

After 10-months of piloting, Kenya's logistics startup Lori Systems has officially launched in Nigeria. The startup has been doing the pilot in Nigeria with...

Nigeria’s CcHUB has acquired Kenya’s iHub for an undisclosed fee

Nigeria’s technology innovation centre Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), has acquired Kenya's iHub for an undisclosed fee. The deal will see iHub's team become part of...

Andela is laying off over 400 developers in Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda

Andela, the Africa-focused software developer training and outsourcing company is laying off more than 400 developers from its hubs in Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda. The...

African ICT Foundation Opens Applications for Volunteers Tech Trainers

The African ICT Foundation (AfICTF) has opened applications for volunteer trainers for its Digital Connect Africa (DCA) Project in Nigeria. DCA is a digital skills...

Nokia showcases 5G potential in Nigeria, reiterates commitment to supporting operators and enterprises

Nokia has showcased how 5G technology can transform the way people live and work as well as enhance the industrial productivity in Nigeria.  Nokia...

OPay raises $50 million to expand to other African markets

Nigeria-focused mobile payments company OPay which is incubated by Opera has raised $50 million in total funding to strengthen its position in Nigeria and...

Facebook, MainOne, to grace Nigeria’s #StartupSouth5 conference

Social media giant, Facebook, and West Africa’s largest cable data provider, MainOne is among the top tech companies that will grace the #StartupSouth Startup/Entrepreneurship...
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Microsoft is setting up US $100 Development Centres in Nairobi and Lagos

Microsoft has launched its 7th global US $100 million Development Centre in Africa with a site in Nairobi, Kenya as well as Lagos, Nigeria....

MTN Nigeria revenue up 13.4%, subscriber base increase to over 60m in Q1

MTN Nigeria service revenue increasing by 13.4 per cent year on year (YoY), the telco's subscriber base also increased by 2.1 million to 60.3...

The Mastercard Engage programme is launching in Kenya targeting fintechs

The Mastercard Engage programme is expanding in sub-Saharan Africa targeting fintechs in Kenya and Nigeria. Mastercard says the first Engage events will be held...
African Development Bank and Microsoft launch all-female coding training in five African countries

African Development Bank and Microsoft launch all-female coding training in five African countries

The African Development Bank and Microsoft have announced the launch of an all-female coding training in five African countries - Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, Cote...
Nigeria's OneFi secures $5M Debt Facility from Nairobi-based Lendable

Nigeria’s OneFi secures $5M Debt Facility from Nairobi-based Lendable

Nigeria's fintech startup Finance Limited (OneFi) has today announced that it has secured a $5M debt facility for its consumer-facing facing platform, Paylater. The...
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Nigeria’s Fintech Startup TeamApt closes $5.5M Series A Round To Scale Into Additional Markets

TeamApt, a Nigerian startup that provides digital solutions and payment infrastructure for Africa, has closed on a $5.5M Series A round, led by Quantum...
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CDC announces new investment to support high-growth SMEs in Nigeria

CDC, the UK’s development finance institution, has announced a new investment designed to support high-growth SMEs in Nigeria. CDC has made a US$15 million commitment...
Partech Africa Report: African tech startups raised US$1.163 billion in equity funding in 2018

Nigerian fintech startup Mines, secures $13M funding

Mines, a Nigerian fintech startup re-inventing credit in emerging markets secured $13M funding. The Series A round was led by The Rise Fund, a...

Connecticut Innovation brings its $5 VentureClash Challenge to Nigeria

U.S based organisation Connecticut Innovation launched its VentureClash global venture challenge in Nigeria. The competition is targeting companies that are actively advancing disruptive solutions...

Kenya’s mSurvey expands its operations to Nigeria

Kenya’s mobile-first consumer experience platform mSurvey has expanded its operations in Nigeria. The move comes as the Kenya-based company seeks to consolidate its position...

Silvertree acquires Nigeria’s TopCheck, forming Africa’s largest price comparison group

Africa’s leading Internet platform Silvertree Internet Holdings has acquired Nigerian price comparison site TopCheck for an undisclosed amount. TopCheck is Nigeria’s leading price comparison site for...

Businesses in Africa worried about market volatility and political risks

Businesses operating in Africa increasingly worry about the unpredictable business environment where markets are volatile and political perils are on the rise. This is...

Facebook CEO,Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria, his first visit in sub-saharan Africa.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week.  Mark is in Nigeria to learn on how Facebook can better support tech development and...
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Kaspersky Lab Report: 14% of users in Nigeria faced cyberthreats emanating from the Internet

14% of internet users in Nigeria faced cyberthreats emanating from the Internet, a new report by Kaspersky Lab has revealed. The report has further...

SimbaPay launches free UK to Nigeria money transfers

SimbaPay has launched a money transfer service between the United Kingdom (UK) and Nigeria that will see Nigerians  living in the UK can send...

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