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PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of Red Dot Payment

July 5, 2019 0

PayU, the Naspers owned fintech firm that specializes in emerging markets, is broadening its global reach into Southeast Asia after it announced a deal to

Africa Roundup: Yamaha backs MAX, Founders Factory and Norrsken support startups, inside Ethiopia’s tech scene

July 2, 2019 0

Competition in Africa’s two-wheel ride-hail market is accelerating. Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng was the latest startup to add funding, raising a $7 million funding

South African SME finance startup Lulalend raises $6.5M Series A

June 26, 2019 0

South African digital lender Lulalend has raised a $6.5 million Series A round co-led by IFC and Quona Capital. The Cape Town based startup uses

MAX.ng raises $7M round backed by Yamaha and pilots EVs in Nigeria

June 20, 2019 0

Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng has raised a $7 million funding round led by Novastar Ventures, with participation of Japanese manufacturer Yamaha. Based in Lagos,

Days after pledging to expand internet, Ethiopia’s government shuts it off

June 15, 2019 0

Days after Ethiopian ICT officials made public pledges to improve net access, the government began playing on-again, off-again with the internet — shutting it down

Why Singapore tech firms think Africa is the next big thing

June 10, 2019 0

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China’s Didi kicks off expansion in Latin America with moves into Chile and Colombia

June 6, 2019 0

The wheels are turning on Didi Chuxing’s first major expansion in Latin America after the Chinese ride-hailing firm announced moves into Chile and Colombia to

Diving deep into Africa’s blossoming tech scene

June 1, 2019 0

Jumia may be the first startup you’ve heard of from Africa. But the e-commerce venture that recently listed on the NYSE is definitely not the

DHL brings Africa eShop to 20 countries in a competitive nod to Jumia

May 29, 2019 0

DHL is expanding its DHL Africa eShop business to 9 additional markets, upping the presence of the global shipping company’s e-commerce platform to 20 African

DHL brings Africa eShop to 20 countries in a competitive nod to Jumia

May 29, 2019 0

DHL is expanding its DHL Africa eShop business to 9 additional markets, upping the presence of the global shipping company’s e-commerce platform to 20 African