Andrew Christian

Andrew Christian

About Author

Andrew Onyeama is a battle-hardened content developing prodigy and a social media specialist who started writing in bid to give people voices, make places known and provide a different perspective of the way the world works. As a tech writer at Weetracker, he is looking to give African startups voice and make a difference altogether. If you want to be heard as an African start-up, contact him at andrew.christian @weetracker.com

Nigeria Got USD 43 Bn Investment Over The Past Four Years

According to a fresh report from the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria attracted USD 43 Bn worth of investments between

Is East Africa’s Cab-Hailing Mondo Ride Running Out Of Steam Or Adjusting For A Comeback?

A cab-hailing firm headquartered in Nairobi – Mondo Ride – is reported to have suspended its taxi rides for corporate

S.A’s Insuretech Ctrl Tones Up Ties With Santam Insurance After Recent Undisclosed Series A

South Africa’s insurance tech company Ctrl raised undisclosed Series A funding from Santam Insurance, a Bellville-based leading short-term insurance company.


Customer Experience Delivery Is Still Inconsistent In Kenya, But With Exceptions – mSurvey

Considering page-by-page information in the recently released report by mSurvery – an African integrated customer experience company – we have

Nigeria’s Maritime Sector Boosts Its Steam, Generates USD 15 Bn Annually

Information reaching us claims that the Nigerian seaports sector contributes to about 85 percent of goods and services that enter

Uganda’s Move To Generate Revenue From Social Media Tax Turns The Country’s Internet Use On Its Head

During the betwixt and between stages of 2018, the Ugandan government rolled out a Social Media (OTT) tax which mandated

South Africans Spent USD 4 Bn Between 1-31 December 2018

Thanks to recent purchasing statistics, we are able to have a look at the spending landscape of South Africa in

Facebook’s Content Moderation Center In Kenya Will Create Employment

As part of the technology giant’s initiative to curb the ramp of fake news and revive true journalism, Facebook plans

Official: Airtel Kenya Merges With Telkom To Birth Airtel-Telkom

The long-awaited deal between Bharti Airtel’s East African arm and Telkom Kenya has finally seen the light of day. The

Nigerien SMEs Get USD 25 Mn From UAE’s Khalifa Fund For Enterprise Development

Recently, there was a meeting between Mahamadou Issoufou, President of Niger and H.E Hussain Jasim Al Nowais, Chairman of Khalifa

Egypt’s Retail Industry To Get USD 500 Mn Boost From UAE’s Retail Giant Lulu

United Arab Emirates-based retail trade-focused Lulu Group International is going to invest DH 2 Bn (USD 544,510,000) in Egypt’s retail

Ghana Provides USD 100 Mn For Entrepreneurship, Looks To Scale 3000 Startups

It is still early in the year, and different African governments are seemingly disappearing out of sight as it concerns

African Export-Import Bank Has Launched USD 100 Mn for SMEs

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has launched a new fund to provide seed capital to African exporters. Baptized as Fund for

Africa’s Telecom, Media And Technology Sectors Would Attract More Than USD 10 Bn in 2019

It is expected that 2019 will be a multi-billion dollar blast for the African telecom, media and technology sectors, due

S.A’s Kingson Capital Launches USD 30 Mn Fund For Tech And Black-Owned SMEs

Under the auspices of its Fund Two initiative, South Africa’s venture capital economy Kingson Capital has launched SAR 400 Mn

Ethiopia Passes Continental Free Trade Deal

An effort which is tailored to create the largest common market in the world has inspired Ethiopia’s Council of Ministers

Facebook Launches Express Wi-Fi In Ghana

Social media giant Facebook, in partnership with telecom operator Vodafone Ghana, has launched an Express Wi-Fi facility in the suburban

These Are The 10 Skills Employers Are Looking For In African Youths

According to the World Bank, youths account for 60 percent of the jobless in Africa. In North Africa, the unemployment

Nigeria Is Making More Millionaires Than Ever

Needless to say that the United States, Japan, and China, India probably included, are economic powerhouses that canopy the most

CrosssBoundary Closes Energy Access Fund Of USD 16 Mn To Invest In Mini-grids Across Africa

Under the establishment of its CrossBoundary Energy Access (CBEA) fund, the CrossBoundary Group has closed its first fundraiser of USD

Icolo.io Is Building A Second Data Center In Kenya

African carrier-neutral colocation services provider Icolo.io is building another data center in Kenya after it established its first in Mombasa. Mombasa

Angola Is Turbocharging Its Economy Through Mining

Angola, in a feat to renew the face of its mining industry, has gone back to the drawing board and

Global Investment Firm Partech Closes Africa Fund Of USD 143 Mn

Partech Africa, a subsidiary of the global investment firm Partech, has announced the final closing of its Africa fund at

Now, Your Chi Beverage Drink Is From The Coca-Cola Company

In the wake of recent acquisitions and stake buyout talks, Coca-cola has decided to take full control of Nigeria’s Chi Limited,

Airtel Africa Raises USD 200 Mn From Qatar Investment Authority To Reduce Existing Net Debt

Airtel Africa, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, has received USD 200 Mn in funding via a primary equity issuance from

Naspers And Dimension Data May Soon Sell Their Stakes In VAST Networks To Link Africa

Naspers is well-known for its affiliation with Tencent. Recently, the South African firm has been involved in multiple deals. It’s

Egypt’s Street Food Startup Zooba Eats Raised USD 4 Mn To Expand To New York

Cairo-based street food restaurant chain Zooba Eats, according to a release, has raised USD 4 Mn in Series A –

East Africa-Focused Staffing And Recruitment Startup Shortlist Has Raised USD 2 Mn In Series A

India and East Africa-focused staffing and recruitment startup Shortlist has raised USD 2 Mn in Series A from a group

This African City Beats Dubai To Become The Entry Point For Sub Saharan Africa

According to data from travel intelligence agency FowardKeys, Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport has overtaken Dubai to become the leading

Microtraction Adds Advanced Diagnostics Startup Stack Dx To Its Portfolio

Nigerian early-stage VC firm Microtraction has added U.S-based Stack Dx to its portfolio. In a medium post, it was revealed that