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Kenya-Based Agritech Farmshine Raises USD 250 K From Gray Matters Capital’s coLABS

Kenya-based agritech startup, Farmshine, has raised funding of USD 250 K from US-based impact investor, Gray Matters Capital’s gender lens sector-agnostic

Egypt’s Digital Trucking Marketplace Trella Grows Fleet To 10,000 Trucks With Acquisition Of Rival

Trella, the Egyptian trucking marketplace that connects shippers with carriers, today announced that it has acquired Trukto to create what it describes

Nigeria-Founded US-Based Credit Startup Migo Raises USD 20 Mn Series-B

Migo (formerly, a startup reinventing the way people access and use credit in emerging markets, has completed a Series

Kenyan MPs Have Approved Extra KES 78 Bn In Gov’t Spending – Here’s Why

Kenya’s parliament has granted approval to KES 78.14 Bn (USD 769.85 Mn) in extra spending for the 2019/20 financial year,

Why Telkom SA’s Plans To Acquire Struggling Cell C Went Up In Flames

Talks of South Africa’s state-owned telecoms company, Telkom SA, acquiring fellow telecom competitor and 3rd biggest player in the market,

Why Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey Is Moving To Africa In 2020 After Recent Tour

Jack Dorsey, the CEO and co-founder of Twitter and Square, was in Africa for most of November. Dorsey was visiting

Kenya’s Rural-Focused eCommerce Startup Copia Global Bags USD 26 Mn Series-B

Copia Global — an e-commerce platform serving unbanked customers in rural Kenya — has raised a USD 26 Mn round

Nigeria Still Pushing Big Oil Firms To Pay Up An Alleged Debt That Is 3-Times The Country’s Budget

Early last month, it came to light that Nigeria is seeking about USD 63 Bn from oil companies under regulations

More Survivors Urged To Come Forward As #StopRobbingUs Campaign Gathers Steam

Nigeria’s tech leaders are calling for many more survivors of the systematic attacks of rogue/corrupt police officers on the country’s

South African PropTech Startup HouseMe Raises Additional Funding

Cape Town-based proptech startup HouseMe has raised an additional round of multimillion rands of funding from a large private fund.

How A 3-Year-Old Bank In Africa Is Adding 25,000 New Accounts Every Month

On Tuesday, November 26, a bank which was only founded in April 2016 let the whole world in on its

Sim Shagaya’s Yet-To-Launch Edtech Startup uLesson Raises USD 3.1 Mn Seed Round

Sim Shagaya, the Nigerian serial tech entrepreneur who is known for founding Konga, E-motion, the now-defunct Dealdey, and four other