AgricTech RegTech

National Identity – the building block for economic inclusion by Ndidi Nwuneli.

Border closures have proven to be a practical means to contain and limit the spread of the coronavirus in most…

Africa Funding Investment

CDC Group Invests With $100m Helios IV Fund

CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, and a leading impact investor, has invested $100 million in Helios Investors IV,…

Hackathon Health

N3m Up For Grabs in NCC Virtual Hackathon For Digital Solutions to Contain Impact of Pandemic

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the Regulator of the telecommunications industry in Nigeria, supports amongst other things, the development of…


NOAA: Xplore awarded $670,000 to study the options for space weather observatory

Seattle-based Xplore has won a $670,111 award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to look into the feasibility of sending a solar…

Airtel Africa
Business Telecom

Airtel Africa Celebrates 10 years Milestone With 110m Customers

Airtel Africa, a telecommunications service provider in 14 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, will celebrate its 10th year anniversary in June,…

Seed Challenge
Africa Funding

Apply For Seed Challenge For African Startups by Orange Ventures

Applications are now open for the Seed Challenge for African and Middle East startups. The Seed Challenge is powered by…

Funding Investment RegTech

Nigeria’s Digital Identity Startup Youverify Raises $1.5m Led by Orange Digital Ventures

Youverify, a Nigerian digital identity, and address verification startup has closed a $1.5 million investment led by Orange Digital Ventures…

Government Social Media Telecom

Nigerians Complain on Twitter as Telcos Commence Charge of New 7.5% VAT on Data and Calls

Nigerians have taken to Twitter to complain as telecommunication companies commence charge of the new 7.5% Value Added Tax (VAT)…

Africa Fintech Mobile Money

Airtel Money Partners Western Union to Facilitate Mobile Remittance Service

Airtel Africa plc, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries across Africa,…

Fintech Investment Loans

Nigeria Cloud Based Credit Startup, Migo Raises $20m Investment, Expands to Brazil

Migo formerly known as has expanded to Brazil after raising $20 million Series B investment led by Valor Group…