Kenya-Based Insurtech Startup Turaco Completes USD 1.2 Mn Seed Round

Kenya-based micro-insurtech startup, Turaco, has announced a successful seed capital raise of USD 1.2 Mn to further scale its operations

There’s A 3-Month-Old Nigerian Bank That Charges ‘Zero Fees’ For All Transfers For Everyone Forever

Kuda, a digital-only bank licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria, has kickstarted a revolution in Nigeria’s banking sector. Although

After Acquiring OLX, Jiji Strengthens Grip On Classifieds Space With USD 21 Mn Series-C

Jiji; the online classifieds company which is based in Lagos, Nigeria, though co-founded by the Ukrainians, Anton Wolyansky and Vladimir

Meet The Finalists Of Daikin – Samurai Incubate Ideathon- Airtech Bootcamp Africa Event

The wait is over; the list of nine finalists of the Daikin – Samurai Incubate Ideathon, who will pitch their


This VC Fund Has Invested In 8 African Startups In 2019 & It’s Just For Starters

After achieving a final closing at USD 143 Mn in January 2019, Partech Africa Fund announced its presence in East

Super-imposing Western models In E-commerce Does Not Work In African Markets

The rate of internet penetration in Africa has been increasing. With over half a billion Africans now connected to the internet, it’s

Jumia Purge Continues As Jumia Travel Is Offloaded & Jumia Food Is Shutting Down In Rwanda

Another day, another Jumia story. This time, it’s the company’s hotel and flight bookings vertical, Jumia Travel, that is getting

Inside Lagos Where Roguish Unions Extort Bike-Hailing Firms With Bogus Taxes & Gov’t Calls It Fair Game

“Bike-Hailing Wars” Has A New Meaning When people first used the term ‘bike-hailing wars’ to characterise the bike-hailing scene in

Three Key Indications Africa’s Largest City Is Getting Ready To Achieve The “Smart” Status

Africa is likely to become the fastest-growing urbanizing region in the world. It is the most rural currently, as only

Behold; The 4 African Countries Changing The Face Of Fintech Globally

A parallel result of increased mobile phone penetration in Africa is perhaps, most evident, in fintech developments across the continent

Lagos Ranked One Of The World’s Worst Cities For Expats – But Best For Making Friends

InterNations, a global expat network, has published its new ranking for the best and worst cities for expats. The survey

Jumia Ecommerce Downsizing Continues With Staff Layoff In Kenya

Following the suspension of its e-commerce operations in both Cameroon and Tanzania within a few days of each other, the