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Trump to halt immigration from Africa’s top tech hub, Nigeria

February 1, 2020 0

The Trump administration announced Friday it would halt immigration from Nigeria — Africa’s most populous nation with the continent’s largest economy and leading tech sector.

Kenyan logistics startup Sendy raises $20M round backed by Toyota

January 29, 2020 0

Africa’s logistics startup space has gained another multi-million dollar round with global backing. Kenyan company Sendy — with an on-demand platform that connects clients to

Opera and the firm short-selling its stock (alleging Africa fintech abuses) weigh in

January 23, 2020 0

Internet services company Opera has come under a short-sell assault based on allegations of predatory lending practices by its fintech products in Africa. Hindenburg Research

Update on Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch and its speculative IPO

August 30, 2019 0

Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch has been circulating in business news around a possible IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Last month Bloomberg News ran a

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises $30M backed by Goldman Sachs

August 14, 2019 0

Nigerian freight logistics startup Kobo360 has raised a $20 million Series A round led by Goldman Sachs and $10 million in working capital financing from

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,

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

No one knows how to hire, plus brand design and African tech

April 21, 2019 0

Editor’s Note: No one knows how to hire Hiring is the lifeblood of the world. Few people do truly singular work; instead, nearly every facet

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