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IFC and We-Fi help tackle gender financing gap through IFC ScaleX
14-01-2022 | 07:55:20
To help tackle the financing gap that women entrepreneurs still face IFC and the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative launched a new call for applications for IFC ScaleX, that will provide an award of up to $25,000.
Kenyan BNPL startup Lipa Later secures $12m funding to expand across Africa
13-01-2022 | 13:10:00
Lipa Later, one of it’s kind buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) company operating in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Nigeria, has raised $12 million from a consortium of investors.
[Nigeria] Last-mile delivery startup Kwik reaches 100,000 customers
13-01-2022 | 09:46:00
Nigeria's last-mile delivery startup Kwik Delivery, trading name of Africa Delivery Technologies SAS, announced today that its GMV and revenue for 2021 grew by over 400% year on year.
[Kenya] Riding-hailing Platform MARAMOJA opens its API to Fintechs and Insurtechs
13-01-2022 | 07:34:14
MARAMOJA Transport has opened its API to local fintechs and Insurtechs. Through a new partnership with Switchlink Africa, service providers will be able to connect with MARAMOJA's over 100,000 drivers and customers.
Ivorian e-commerce startup Afrikrea raises $6.2M in pre-Series A, rebrands to “ANKA”
13-01-2022 | 06:28:00
Afrikrea, an Ivorian e-commerce startup has raised $6.2M pre-Series A round led by Investisseurs & Partenaires. The startup has also rebranded to “ANKA”.
[Nigeria] Fintech startup BFREE raises $1.7m pre-series A funding round
10-01-2022 | 13:14:00
Nigerian credit management fintech startup BFREE has raised a US$1.7 million pre-Series A funding round and strengthened its management team ahead of global expansion.
Egyptian fintech startups called to apply for Orange Ventures seed challenge
10-01-2022 | 12:41:00
Orange Ventures has opened applications for its Seed Challenge that will see the VC form award one fintech startup from Egypt with $570,000 in funding.
Nigeria, Japan partner to launch startup incubation program for youths
10-01-2022 | 11:59:00
The National Information Technology Development Agency, through its subsidiary, the National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency, is set to launch iHatch.
[Namibia] JABU gets $3.2m for B2B eCommerce and retail play
10-01-2022 | 11:32:36
Namibia-based B2B eCommerce startup JABU, which calls itself a last-mile distribution eCommerce company, has raised $3.2 million in a financing round.
COVID-19 brings Work-From-Home to Africa; What has been the impact on businesses so far?
06-01-2022 | 14:36:00
The Covid-19 crisis has pierced through the fabric of every layer of society, leaving virtually no country unscathed. The consequences for businesses has been significant and African economies have had to make rapid changes to their way of doing business.
[Kenya] Fintech startup Alvin raises $740,000 pre-seed funding
06-01-2022 | 14:05:06
Kenyan fintech startup Alvin has raised a $740,000 pre-seed funding round led by Nigerian venture capital firm, Ingressive Capital.
World Bank Group and CTA announce winners of Global Women's HealthTech awards
06-01-2022 | 14:04:20
The World Bank Group and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced the winners of The Global Women's HealthTech Awards.
[Ghana] Health-tech startup mPharma secures $35million Series D funding for expansion
06-01-2022 | 07:49:00
Ghanaian health tech startup mPharma has raised $35 million in a Series D round led by Citigroup Inc. The startup intends to use this new funding to hire more engineers to help grow its data infrastructure.
[Nigeria] CcHUB's Syndicate invested in over 11 high-growth African startups in 2021
05-01-2022 | 13:48:58
In 2021, Syndicate invested in 11 companies led by amazing founders across 7 different verticals like consumer and lifestyle, logistics, health, fintech, data and business intelligence, Agritech and identity management.
Irish fintech Pipit Global and Cellulant extend partnership to 12 new African markets
05-01-2022 | 10:04:00
International cash payments platform Pipit Global and Cellulant have extended their partnership agreement to now include eighteen countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
[Nigeria] The Tony Elumelu Foundation opens applications for its $5000 2022 Entrepreneurship Programme
05-01-2022 | 07:30:00
The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is open to African entrepreneurs with business ideas or existing businesses under 5 years from all 54 African countries
Xcelerate acquires controlling interest in Tanzania virtual health startup AfiyaSasa Africa
04-01-2022 | 13:00:00
Xcelerate, Inc. has signed a Membership Interest Purchase Agreement to acquire a 51% interest in AfiyaSasa Africa, LLC, ASA, a start-up medical technology and virtual health company.
AfDB approves pooled investment in tech start-up fund to boost innovation across sub-Saharan Africa
03-01-2022 | 15:07:22
The pooled funds comprise €7 million provided by the African Development Bank and a €3.5 million contribution by the European Union and the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States.
[Egypt] Ride sharing startup, Swvl, to list on Nasdaq
30-12-2021 | 11:41:00
Egyptian ride-hailing startup Swvl will offer 35 percent of its shares on the Nasdaq stock exchange through a merger with US SPAC Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital.
[Kenya] Biofuel startup, Koko Networks, launches new consumer goods business
30-12-2021 | 11:11:00
Koko Networks, a Kenya-based bio-fuel technology enterprise has extended its business to cover other fast-moving consumer goods, through a new tech platform that will capitalize on its established distribution networks in low-income neighborhoods.
[Nigeria] Mobility tech startup, Metro Africa Express, raises $31m in Series B funding
28-12-2021 | 10:30:00
Metro Africa Express (MAX), a Nigerian mobility tech startup, has raised $31 million in a Series B funding round.
AfDB approves €10.5m in tech startup fund to boost innovation across SSA
27-12-2021 | 10:38:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved an equity investment pool of €10.5 million toward the first close of the Janngo Start-Up Fund, a pan-African tech start-up fund.
Kenyan fintech startup Paylend raises $2m seed investment to accelerate growth
21-12-2021 | 14:45:00
Paylend, a Kenyan fintech startup focused on providing access to finance and digitizing MSMEs in Kenya announced it has raised $2 million seed investment from Next Chymia Consulting.
Nigeria tech startups raised $1.7billion in 2021 - report
20-12-2021 | 13:44:00
Since the beginning of 2021, Africa-based tech startups have raised more than $2.9 billion with Nigerian startups which are creating new products, services, and platforms raising $1.7 billion of this total or about 60% of it, a new report has found.
[Egypt] Financial wellness platform NowPay announces new partnership with world's biggest food and beverages providers
20-12-2021 | 09:48:00
NowPay, Egypt’s leading financial wellness platform has announced partnerships with some of the world’s biggest names in the food and beverages sector, including McDonalds and KFC
FSD Africa announces a £3m investment in Kenyan fintech firm MFact
20-12-2021 | 09:32:00
FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi), the investing arm of FSD Africa, has today announced a £3m investment in Kenyan fintech firm IMFact.
[Kenya] Fintech startup Tanda inks deal with Twiga Foods to enable vendors vend its digital financial services
20-12-2021 | 07:14:00
Kenya’s fintech startup Tanda has today announced a new partnership with Twiga Foods that will see Twiga vendors become a one-stop-shop for a variety of digital and financial services offered by Tanda.
[Nigeria] Ventures Platform Closes its First $40M Pan-African Fund
20-12-2021 | 06:37:00
Nigeria-based Ventures Platform has announced the first close of its $40 million pan-African fund to invest in market-creating innovations across Africa.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: East Africa positions itself as investment destination of choice
17-12-2021 | 14:24:00
The East African community continues to live up to its billing as a prime investment destination for investors.
Nigeria Startup Bill poised to unlock digital potential
17-12-2021 | 13:45:01
Nigeria has moved a step closer to rolling out its landmark Nigeria Startup Bill (NSB) that will further deepen the country’s technology ecosystem and enable a sector on the cusp of exponential growth.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: The 'ember' months performance review
17-12-2021 | 13:31:00
The end of year (fondly referred to as ‘ember months’) tends to bring about anxieties of different sorts among Nigerians.
How to start a digital marketing agency in Africa
17-12-2021 | 11:37:00
A digital marketing agency is undoubtedly one of the most profitable and rewarding businesses you can operate in Africa for a number of reasons.
IFC and BOA Kenya partner to expand lending to small businesses in Kenya
17-12-2021 | 08:21:57
To spur private sector growth and promote access to finance in Kenya, including for women-owned businesses and businesses focused on addressing climate change, IFC announced a partnership with Bank of Africa Kenya.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Safaricom expands its smartphone financing plan
16-12-2021 | 13:58:00
Safaricom partnered with Google and Transsion, the company behind TECNO, Infinix and itel to add new devices under its Lipa Mdogo Mdogo smartphone financing plan
[Column] Leon Kiptum: Kenya’s economy could benefit from fintech growth and innovation
16-12-2021 | 09:34:00
The pandemic exposed and perhaps exacerbated the financial inclusion gaps among the underprivileged who lack access to financial services, with statistics showing that close to two billion people worldwide do not have access to financial institutions.
[Kenya] Wowzi raises $3.2 million seed funding to expand across Africa
16-12-2021 | 06:32:00
Kenyan startup Wowzi has raised $2 million in seed funding to expand its digital marketplace across Africa. The round was led by 4DX Ventures.
[Nigeria] Online learning platform Edukoya announces $3.5M pre-seed led by Target Global
16-12-2021 | 06:13:00
Lagos- and London-based startup online learning platform, Edukoya has raised $3.5 million in a pre-seed round led by Target Global.
IFC and ADGM launch initiative to boost opportunities for women-led startups and businesses across MENA
15-12-2021 | 11:11:08
IFC and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) launched She Wins Arabia, an initiative to help women-led startups across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) get the advice, finance, and mentorship they need to grow.
Zwarttech rebrands to Zarttech to strengthen its service offering
13-12-2021 | 13:19:31
Zwarttech, the Netherlands-based tech startup is changing its name to Zarttech to strengthen its service offerings and consolidate its market position.
Ericsson pledges to support one million young people by 2025 with access to digital learning and skills
10-12-2021 | 08:50:53
Ericsson announces a major new commitment to empower one million children and young people by 2025 through access to digital learning, tools, content and development programs.
L'AfDB donne de l’élan aux jeunes et femmes entrepreneurs pour réussir l’après-crise
10-12-2021 | 08:06:00
Au pied des dunes qui entourent Nouakchott, hommes et femmes se retrouvent, chaque soir, autour d’une viande grillée et d’un thé, pour un moment de détente.
[Kenya] AUDA-NEPAD, JICA, Afreximbank & BCG partner to support 5 healthcare startups
09-12-2021 | 12:59:00
The 5 healthcare startups were feted for their completion of the Home Grown Solutions (HGS) Accelerator for Pandemic Resilience
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: African startups continue to raise more funding
09-12-2021 | 12:44:37
This has been quite a busy week for African startups. Egyptian fees management and digital collection platform, KlickIt, announced the closing of its first investment round to further develop its platform.
Egyptian fintech startup Sympl raises $6m to accelerate growth of its merchant network
09-12-2021 | 10:53:00
Sympl, the first ‘Save Your Money Pay Later’ platform in Egypt, announced it raised $6 million funding round led by Beco Capital along with A15, and Global Ventures. Sympl will use the proceeds to accelerate the growth of its merchant network.
Kenyan e-health startup Zuri Health launches in Senegal
09-12-2021 | 10:38:28
Kenyan health tech startup Zuri Health has launched its operations in Senegal. The startup has partnered with Expresso Senegal to launch its operations in the country.
Adanian Labs opens January 2022 cohort applications for its Venture Building Program
09-12-2021 | 10:21:00
The program invites applications from tech entrepreneurs for the 2022 cohort of exceptional startups to join Adanian Labs in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Nigeria and South Africa.
Nesta Challenges Afri-Plastics campaign calls for innovative solutions to tackle plastic pollution in sub-Saharan Africa
09-12-2021 | 10:07:00
UK-based Innovation foundation Nesta Challenges has opened applications for the final strand of the Afri-Plastics Challenge.
Nigeria’s auto financing startup Autochek begins loan services for brand new cars
09-12-2021 | 06:41:00
In what it says is to further deepen mobility, Autochek Africa, the leading auto tech platform, has launched a dedicated brand new cars section on the Autochek website and mobile app.
4DX Ventures and Flutterwave Co-invest in Francophone Africa Payments Processor CinetPay in $2.4 million round
09-12-2021 | 06:24:00
CinetPay, a digital finance platform that enables merchants in Francophone Africa to seamlessly accept and make payments, has announced a $2.4 million seed fundraising round.
IFC and AECF launch second round of business competition to support Kenyan refugee area
08-12-2021 | 14:48:53
IFC and the AECF launched the second round of a global competition for private sector and social enterprise projects to support investment, development, and job creation in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp and hosting area.
MENA’s media & entertainment startup Minly acquires Dubai’s celebrity shoutout platform Oulo
08-12-2021 | 12:04:00
Minly, the MENA region’s media & entertainment startup, announced the acquisition of Oulo, a Dubai-based celebrity shoutout platform focused on the Levant region.
FMO and Collaborative for Frontier Finance partner to launch an Emerging Capital Allocators project across Africa
07-12-2021 | 08:05:39
The project will provide an opportunity for more aspiring fund managers, particularly in Ghana, Morocco and Tanzania, to gain the necessary experience to start raising capital, managing assets, and closing deals.
[Nigeria] TradeDepot Raises $110 Million To Extend ‘Buy-Now-Pay-Later’ Service to Retailers Across Africa
06-12-2021 | 12:26:00
TradeDepot, the leading B2B eCommerce and embedded finance platform in Africa, has raised $110 million in an equity and debt funding round to support the delivery of Buy-Now-Pay-Later services to 5 million SME retailers
Fellowship opportunity empowers thousands of African students to start/continue scalable businesses
06-12-2021 | 09:40:32
The Mastercard Foundation and the Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre (DDQIC) have announced a partnership offering free virtual entrepreneurship training, and an opportunity to receive startup funding to more than 1,000 African students.
[Egypt] Fintech startup KlickIt raises funding led by EFG Finance and dfin’s Camel Ventures
06-12-2021 | 07:08:00
Egyptian fees management and digital collection platform, KlickIt, has announced the closing of its first investment round to further develop its platform.
Kenyan team wins regional IBM award for developing solution to help reduce food waste
02-12-2021 | 10:31:29
IBM and David Clark Cause have announced Mavuno Link as the Middle East and Africa Regional Winner of the 2021 Call for Code Global Challenge.
Mastercard and Meta join forces to support digitization of SMEs in MEA
02-12-2021 | 05:45:00
The two plan to organize a training webinar that will provide SMEs insights from industry experts, and a masterclass on how to manage uncertainty from renowned author and academic Nathan Furr, Associate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD.
Afreximbank, CNNIC connect African businesses with financing, new markets
01-12-2021 | 11:00:00
Following the launch of a partnership between Afreximbank and CNNIC last year, the two organizations have identified and selected businesses from across Africa that have demonstrated an ability to alter industries
Vodacom Business expands Cloud Connect offering to support business needs across Africa
30-11-2021 | 13:12:39
Cloud Connect provides businesses with a secure, private, high performance, high availability connection to leading public cloud service providers, including Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.
[Nigeria] Autotech startup Fixit45 acquires Parkit, unveils subscription-based VIP programme
29-11-2021 | 06:24:00
Nigeria’s leading autotech platform, Fixit45 has announced the acquisition of Parkit, a network of tech-enabled autocare and car wash centres.
Dutch development bank FMO partners with VC4A to launch a Ventures Lifecycle Support project across Africa
26-11-2021 | 13:40:00
FMO has partnered with VC4A to work with local partners across Africa to create a more efficient network of support for early-stage ventures.
Airtel Business s'associe à Cisco afin de sécuriser internet pour les PME en Afrique
26-11-2021 | 07:53:00
Airtel Africa annonce que sa division enterprise, Airtel Business, a conclu un nouveau partenariat avec Cisco afin de fournir un accès Internet sécurisé aux petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) en Afrique.
Airtel Business partners with Cisco to secure internet for SMEs in Africa
26-11-2021 | 07:38:00
Airtel Africa announced that its B2B provider, Airtel Business, has formed a new partnership with Cisco to provide secure internet access to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Africa.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Adanian Labs opens applications for its 2021 venture building program
25-11-2021 | 13:53:00
Adanian Labs, a Pan African smart technologies venture studio with a mission to build 300 impact-driven startups across Africa opened applications for its 2022 Venture Building Program.
[Kenya] Fintech Exinity launches a new trading service for retail clients
25-11-2021 | 09:37:00
Exinity, the new wealth engine with an ambition to unlock the value of risk-driven trading for ambitious individuals, today launched Exinity Trader in Kenya.
Adanian Labs calls on African startups to apply for its 2022 venture building program
25-11-2021 | 07:24:00
Adanian Labs, a Pan African smart technologies venture studio with a mission to build 300 impact-driven startups across Africa has opened applications for its 2022 Venture Building Program.
GrowthAfrica kick's off its Circular economy accelerator, 28 African businesses to take part
25-11-2021 | 05:40:00
Africa’s business accelerator GrowthAfrica has kicked off a circular economy focused accelerator programme targeting innovative ventures across Kenya, Uganda, and Ethiopia.
Kenyan fintech startup Asilimia raises $2 million funding to expand into new markets
24-11-2021 | 12:01:46
The startup raised $1 million in pre-seed funding from a wide range of investors, including two-time unicorn founder, Fredrik Jung Abbou (co-founder of Kry and Lendo), Norrsken Impact Accelerator and other prominent founders from across Europe.
[Rwanda] EIB and BRD to provide EUR 30 million for business impacted by COVID-19
24-11-2021 | 08:52:12
New investments by Rwandan companies will benefit from a business financing initiative backed by the Development Bank of Rwanda and the European Investment Bank launched in Kigali.
[Column] Titilayo Adewumi: West Africa’s circular economy efforts at the forefront of fostering a more sustainable future
24-11-2021 | 08:24:00
The vast majority of population growth across the continent will be concentrated in urban areas. WEF data indicates that more than 80% of Africa's population growth between now and 2030 will be in cities, with Lagos growing at a pace of 77 people every hour.
Toronto-based mobility startup Treepz expands to East Africa, acquires Uganda's Ugabus
23-11-2021 | 15:36:00
In a bid to digitize the public transportation system and provide safer, reliable and comfortable commute options across Africa, Toronto-based shared mobility company Treepz, announced its acquisition of a similar Ugandan bus company Ugabus.
Kigali-based agriculture startup AflaSight, partners launch innovative projects to improve maize quality in Rwanda
23-11-2021 | 09:52:00
The World Food Programme (WFP), IFC, Kigali-based agriculture startup AflaSight, and Vanguard Economics launched innovative projects to help farmers and grain traders reduce prevalence of aflatoxins in crops and grains in Rwanda.
WFP launches programme to support entrepreneurs in South Sudan
22-11-2021 | 12:29:00
The programme seeks start-ups with innovations tackling hunger, improving food security and/or strengthening regional food systems. Selected enterprises will receive technical support, training, and mentorship and have an opportunity to receive grant funding of up to $100,000.
[South Africa] Fintech firm Ozow raises $48 million Series B round
22-11-2021 | 10:07:00
South African fintech firm Ozow has raised a US$48 million Series B funding round led by Chinese internet giant Tencent. Other investors Endeavor Catalyst and Endeavor Harvest Fund participating also participated in the round.
FMO partners with Northern Arc Capital to support young, female, migrant and COVID19-affected entrepreneurs
22-11-2021 | 08:41:06
NASIRA is a risk sharing facility provided by FMO for local financial institutions lending to underserved segments.
[Kenya] Gaming startup Usiku Games develops Africa’s first mobile football game
22-11-2021 | 06:54:00
Kenyan gaming startup Usiku Games has unveiled an amateur football mobile game to promote outdoor physical activities and encourage sportsmanship among youths in East Africa.
Kenya-based tech startup Wowzi targets African youth with one million jobs
20-11-2021 | 09:57:21
Wowzi, a Kenyan startup has announced plans to create one million gig jobs for African youth in 2022 through its online marketplace, after successfully delivering over 150,000 paid jobs in 2021.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: National GDP for Q3 sees increase, amid growing economic concerns
19-11-2021 | 13:02:00
The Nigerian Minister for labour recently has affirmed that more needed to be done in order for the employment crisis to be mitigated. He did allow that much has been done, but a lot of action still was required if the problem was to be tackled from the roots.
Le programme « Codage pour l’emploi » de l'AfDB va renforcer les compétences numériques des jeunes ruraux
19-11-2021 | 08:10:00
Le programme « Codage pour l’emploi » de la Banque africaine de développement va former plus de 500 ambassadeurs de jeunes africains du numérique.
[Column] Cathy Smith: Social enterprises could hold the key to a prosperous and equitable future for Africa
19-11-2021 | 08:04:16
Today, Africa is more prosperous than at any other time in history, with more children having access to education opportunities, fewer people living in extreme poverty, and most people living in democracies.
[Kenya] Sendy targets online retailers with a new fulfillment service
18-11-2021 | 15:11:32
Sendy Fulfillment is a digital-enabled platform that relieves online sellers of logistics difficulties while also insulating them from the high operational costs that come with logistics.
Digital Payments in Kenya Grow Beyond Pandemic-Led Push, Cellulant report
18-11-2021 | 14:05:00
Digital payments have shifted from being a nice-to-have for businesses to a necessity as more consumers prefer digital platforms as their primary payment method.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: MTN Rwanda selects Ericsson to deploy a Network Operations Center
18-11-2021 | 13:17:04
There was some interesting news on African telcos that we covered this week . MTN Rwanda selected its longtime partner Ericsson, to deploy a Network Operations Center (NOC).
[South Africa] Crypto Valley Venture Capital initiates an investment strategy to build a blockchain accelerator for African startups
18-11-2021 | 09:02:00
The African contingent of incubatees is reflective of Crypto Valley Venture Capital’s (CV VC) global investment strategy, to invest in blockchains’ wider applicability to solving problems and creating new markets.
Nigerian healthtech startup Helium acquires doctor booking platform Meddy
18-11-2021 | 08:00:00
Helium Health (Helium), the healthcare technology provider in Africa, announced it has completed the acquisition of Meddy, the GCC-based doctor booking platform, which has operations in Qatar and the U.A.E.
Israeli femtech startup illumigyn partners with Peramare Pharmaceuticals to bring innovative gynecological imaging platform to Nigeria
17-11-2021 | 13:36:00
illumigyn, world's first remote gynecological imaging platform, announced its new distribution agreement with Peramare Pharmaceuticals Nigeria, to deploy 5,000 Gynescopes in Nigeria by 2026.
Tony Elumelu Foundation funds 5000 African SMEs from 54 African countries for its 2021 programme
17-11-2021 | 11:20:10
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has selected 4,949 entrepreneurs from across Africa for its 2021 Entrepreneurship Programme.
AfDB ups financial contribution for local content and job creation in Mozambique to $2.5 Million
17-11-2021 | 08:00:00
The African Development Bank Group has approved a grant of $1.5 million to Mozambique to boost the development of local content.
South Africa's emergency marketplace startup AURA secures R62m Series A funding for global expansion
16-11-2021 | 09:00:11
AURA, the African-based security and medical response marketplace secured R62 million in a Series A funding round, led by MultiChoice Group, KLT Holdings and Buffet Investments, positioning AURA favourably for its global expansion plans.
[Nigeria] Co-Creation HUB and Ojoma Ochai to launch Creative Economy Practice
15-11-2021 | 12:43:22
Co-creation Hub, Africa's largest innovation hub and Ojoma Ochai announce the launch of a new Creative Economy Practice.
[DRC] IFC and Equity Group Partner to support MSMEs with local-currency financing
15-11-2021 | 10:05:00
IFC announced a partnership with Equity Banque Commerciale du Congo that will help these smaller businesses access local currency financing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
[RDC] IFC et Equity Group s’associent afin de soutenir le développement des MPME
15-11-2021 | 10:00:00
IFC a annoncé avoir conclu un partenariat avec Equity Banque commerciale du Congo pour accompagner la croissance des micro, petites et moyennes entreprises (MPME) en République démocratique du Congo (RDC).
[Kenya] Fintech startup Kwara launches regional offices to reach thousands of SACCOs
15-11-2021 | 06:38:00
Kenyan fintech startup Kwara has opened regional offices in the Western, Central, Rift Valley and Coastal regions of Kenya as part of their expansion in the country.
Ecobank Group announces the top five finalists in its 2021 Fintech Challenge
11-11-2021 | 22:11:43
Ecobank Group has announced the finalists of the 2021 Ecobank Fintech Challenge.
Le Groupe Ecobank annonce les cinq finalistes de l’édition 2021 de son Fintech Challenge
11-11-2021 | 22:05:00
Les finalistes, sélectionnés parmi près de 900 Fintechs candidates au Ecobank Fintech challenge 2021 participeront à une finale virtuelle qui aura lieu le mois prochain.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: DDoS attacks up by 300% in Africa since 2019
11-11-2021 | 11:42:00
The latest figures from SEACOM, a leading pan-African ICT service provider released this week revealed that these attacks increased by 300% in 2021, compared to the same period in 2019.
[Column] Hyther Nizam: How low-code development can help small businesses
11-11-2021 | 10:06:34
No-code and low-code software development platforms are gaining popularity in recent times—especially among SMBs and SMEs—for their dynamic ability to quickly meet customisation and automation needs within limited budgets
Orange révèle les lauréats de la 11ème édition du prix Orange de l’entrepreneur social en Afrique
10-11-2021 | 08:08:00
A travers ce projet, Orange réaffirme sa volonté de contribuer au développement socioéconomique des pays dans lesquels il opère.
[South Africa] Fleet-tech startup KeyTec and LocoNav enter Africa's video telematics market
08-11-2021 | 07:34:00
KeyTec, a disruptive fleet-tech startup, has partnered with LocoNav to capture the emerging and high-growth video telematics market throughout Africa.
[South Africa] David Myers appointed new COO for security marketplace AURA
08-11-2021 | 06:43:00
AURA, South Africa’s leading security and medical response marketplace, has appointed David Myers as its Chief Operations Officer.