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African Startups Can Now Apply For the Global Digital Accelerator

Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE)  returns with the 3rd annual digital startup accelerator program to be hosted in 7 global regions. The

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Microsoft joins forces with Lions@frica to empower African Startups at DEMO Africa

The engagement forms part of 4Afrika’s commitment to empowering local African technology start-ups, by providing them with access to venture

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Tech4Her Africa to Represent Africa in Hackcelerator Program at Silicon Valley

Tech4Her Africa which aims to train female developers and coders in Africa has been named the winner of the AngelHack Hackathon held

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Nigerian Fintech Startup, Mines Raises $13m Series A Funding to Scale

Nigerian fintech startup Mines, has secured a US$13 million Series A funding round as it aims to expand into other

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Konga Reintroduces Pay on Delivery Option

Konga, a leading e-commerce firm in Nigeria, has said that it will re-introduce Pay on Delivery (POD) services, which was

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Uber Shuts Down Self-driving Truck Division

Uber has announced that it is closing its self-driving truck division to refocus its efforts on autonomous cars only. Eric

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India’s Cipla Acquires South African Pharmaceutical Firm Mirren for $33mn

Cipla Ltd, India’s second-largest pharmaceutical by market value, has agreed to acquire South Africa’s Mirren (Pty) Ltd to strengthen its

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GreenTec Capital Invest Undisclosed Sum in Kenya’s Insurtech Startup Bismart

GreenTec Capital has announced its investment into Kenya insurtech startup Bismart Insurance. Leveraging on cutting-edge technology, the company provides a digital

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Facebook Acquires Artificial Intelligence Firm To Combat Fake News

Facebook has disclosed that it has acquired London-based artificial intelligence firm Bloomsbury AI, which specializes in natural language processing. According

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Google Confesses it Lost Out to Microsoft Buying GitHub

A Google executive has admitted the search giant lost out on buying GitHub to Microsoft. Diane Greene Google’s head of