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Bolt launches #WomeninTech Internship Program For 3rd Consecutive Year Across Africa

Bolt, an on-demand transport platform in Africa, has launched its #WomeninTech internship program for the third year running across Kenya,


Building Trust in Digital Payments in Africa 

While cash and mobile money remain the dominant payment methods in Africa, they come with significant challenges. Cash is inefficient,


SeamlessHR, Moniepoint Partner to Simplify Salary Disbursement

SeamlessHR, Africa’s cloud-hosted HR and payroll software providerAfrica’s cloud-hosted HR and payroll software provider, has partnered with Monnify by Moniepoint,

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South Africa’s Peach Payments Raises $31m Series A Funding to Maximise Financial Inclusion in Africa

Peach Payment, a digital payments service provider, has secured a $31 million series funding led by Apis Growth Fund II,

Venture Capital

Naspers Shuts Down Naspers Foundry, its SA Focused VC Arm

Naspers has shut down Naspers Foundry, its $100 million South Africa-focused venture capital fund. Despite the closure, Naspers says it


EMURGO Africa and Kepple Africa Ventures Establish Joint Venture to Further Web3 Strategic Partnership

EMURGO Africa, an entity that invests and partners with Africa-focused enterprises, and Kepple Africa Ventures, a pan-African venture capital firm, have announced the


Nigerian Telcos Begin Implementation of Integrate Shortcodes

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC in partnership with telcos have started the unification of all operating shortcodes across the telecom


YMO, Guinean Fintech Startup, Secures €3m in Seed to Accelerate Financial Inclusion in West Africa

YMO, a Franco-Guinean start-up, has closed a new funding round led by Breega and INCO Ventures to accelerate the deployment


Stitch Launches CashPay For Cash Payments in South Africa

Stitch, the South African payments infrastructure company, has announced the launch of its latest payment method, CashPay. This allows businesses

Mobility Ride-hailing

Bolt to Invest Over €500bn in Africa Over Next Two Years

Bolt, the mobility app in Africa, has announced plans to invest €500 million in its operations on the continent over