Travelstart
Acquisition Africa Travel

SA’s Travelstart Group Acquires Club Travel to Boost its Growth Trajectory in Africa

Travelstart has announced it is set to wholly acquire the Club Travel Group, a South African travel company. The acquisition

China
Business Ecommerce Government

Amazon Set to Close its China Marketplace in July

China has always protected its ‘own’ and this has forced international businesses to pull out. Uber has been served the

Boomplay
Africa Entertainment Entrepreneurship Funding Investment Music Music Streaming

African Music Streaming Firm, Boomplay Secures $20m Series A Funding

Boomplay Music, a leading music streaming and download service in Africa, has raised $20 million in Series A funding led

Ecobank Fintech Challenge
Accelerator Entrepreneurship Fintech Investment Startup

Fintech Startups: Apply For Accion Venture Lab Company Builder Program

Accion Venture Lab has launched applications for the second edition of its Company Builder programme for fintech startups in Nigeria.

Uber
Acquisition Apps Business Transport

Uber To Acquire Middle East RideSharing Company, Careem for $3.1B

Uber is set to announce $3.1 billion acquisition of its Middle East rival, Careem in a cash and stock deal

Acquisition Apps Fintech Payment SMEs Startup

OneFi Expands Its Footprint With the Aquisition of Payment Startup Amplify

Online lending startup OneFi has expanded its fintech footprint in Nigeria with the Amplify for an undisclosed amount.  OneFi will take over

Acquisition Business Entertainment

Walt Disney Seals $71 Billion Deal to Acquire 21st Century Fox

The Walt Disney Company has sealed its $71 billion deal to acquire businessman Rupert Murdoch’s mass media firm 21st Century

TeamApt
Fintech Investment Venture Capital

Nigeria’s TeamApt Raises $5.5 Million Funding Led by Quantum Capital Partners

Nigerian fintech startup, TeamApt has raised a US$5.5 million Series A funding round to help it scale into new markets. 

Business Entrepreneurship Payment

Piggybank.ng is Now PiggyVest

Online savings and investment platform, Piggybank.ng has announced a change of its name to PiggyVest. The promoters described the new

Africa Business Internet Video Streaming

iFlix Sells Rest of its African Business to Kwese

Southeast Asian video streaming platform iFlix has sold rest of its African business unit to Kwesé iFlix owned by Econet