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AFEX Emerges First in Financial Times’ Ranking of Africa’s Fastest-Growing Companies

AFEX, an African commodities market player, has secured first place in the Financial Times (FT) ranking of Africa’s Fastest-Growing Companies

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37% of Users in Nigeria Lost Money From Incident Involving Digital Payment

According to the Kaspersky, Digital Payment survey, 37% of respondents from Nigeria experienced financial losses associated with threats when using


Curacel Appoints Adam Jones to its Advisory Board to Support Growth

Curacel, African insurance infrastructure provider, has announced the appointment of Adam Jones, the Chief of Staff at Pie Insurance, to

Venture Capital

Opportunik Launches African and Diasporan-Focused Investment Fund

Opportunik, a private wealth fund giving Africans and Diasporans access to global investments, announced today that it will launch its

Cyber security

Cybersecurity budgets: The Delicate Balance of Spending Money to Save Money

Allocating a sufficient budget to cyber threats can be a complex issue that requires the cooperation and coordination of all

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Oxfam Novob Partners With Goodwell Investments in €20m Fund to Support East African SMEs

Oxfam Novib and Goodwell Investments have announced a new €20 million fund dubbed Pepea. The fund will support early-stage growth companies


Payday Secures $3M Seed Round to Power the Future of Work for Africa

Payday, an African neobank issuing global accounts to Africans, has raised a $3M seed round led by Moniepoint Inc. The

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Volvo Delivers First Electric Truck to Morocco

Volvo Trucks has delivered its first heavy electric truck to refuse collection company Arma in Morocco. This is the first

Venture Capital

Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures Raises $43m to Focus on Emerging Growth Stage Companies

Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures has raised US$43 million as part of its ongoing fundraising for its pan-African venture fund.  The fund’s


FairMoney Acquires Payforce

FairMoney has acquired Payforce, a merchant payment collection and financial services distribution platform. The latter will now be known as PayForce