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These specialized Africa VC funds are welcoming co-investors

February 20, 2020 0

For global venture capitalists still on the fence about entering Africa, a first move could be co-investing with a proven fund that’s already working in

Africa Roundup: Trump’s Nigeria ban, Paga’s acquisition and raises — Fluterwave $35M, Sendy $20M

February 4, 2020 0

The first month of the new-year saw Africa enter the fray of U.S. politics. The Trump administration announced last week it would halt immigration from

Nigeria’s Paga acquires Apposit, confirms Mexico and Ethiopia expansion

January 22, 2020 0

Nigerian digital payments startup Paga has acquired Apposit, a software development company based in Ethiopia, for an undisclosed amount. That’s just part of Paga’s news. The

China’s growing digital influence in Africa

October 1, 2019 0

There’s been a heap of China in Africa coverage over the last decade, but very little of it is focused on tech. In part, because

China’s Transsion and Kenya’s Wapi Capital partner on Africa fund

August 16, 2019 0

Chinese mobile-phone and device maker Transsion is teaming up with Kenya’s Wapi Capital to source and fund early-stage African fintech startups. Headquartered in Shenzhen, Transsion is

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

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

Telegram’s crypto tokens are (kind of) going on sale to the public for the first time

June 11, 2019 0

Telegram, the most hyped ICO in the history of ICOs, is finally making its tokens available to retail investors through a limited listing that will

Boeing requests FAA ground the 737 as the President pushes an emergency order

March 13, 2019 0

After consulting with the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board, and airlines, Boeing is throwing its support behind a decision to ground its

After FAA doubles down on 737 decision, Canada grounds the planes amid reports of complaints from U.S. pilots

March 13, 2019 0

After the Federal Aviation Administration issued a statement late yesterday doubling down on its decision to keep the Boeing 737 Max planes at the heart

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