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Full list of selected 2019 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurs

Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced the selected applicants that will join the 5th cohort of the Entrepreneurship Programme. Over 216,000 entrepreneurs applied this year from...

OneFi acquires fintech company Amplify

Amplified Payments Ltd , a fintech company that builds and facilitates payment solutions and digital financial transactions in Nigeria, has today announced its acquisition...

Farmcrowdy secures additional Seed Funding of $1 Million

Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first and leading digital agriculture platform which allows Nigerians to invest in agriculture, today announced that it has closed on additional seed...

South Africa’s FDI inflows reach five-year high in 2018

South Africa’s foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows rose to a five-year high of 70.7 billion rand ($4.9 billion) in 2018 from 26.8 billion rand...

Madagascan crew stranded in Mombasa finally return home

Six Madagascan sailors who were stranded at the Port of Mombasa for over a year after the owner of a vessel they worked aboard abandoned them, have now departed for their home country yesterday. The six Madagascan...

Ethiopia: Injecting new life into pastoral communities through vaccinations

Meyu Muluke district is home to an estimated 19,000 agro-pastoral families. Located in the Eastern part of Ethiopia within the Oromia Region, the hot...

Africa set to be the next big mobile market

Africa is judiciously positioned to be the next big mobile market, enviously eyed by global investors for her enormous growth opportunities. 2019 is undeniably...

Winners Announced: 2019 Space in Africa Essay Competition

Space in Africa asked young women and girls across Africa to propose solutions for Enhancing Women Participation in the African Space Industry. They received 106 essay...

Jumia, Africa’s first tech unicorn, to list on the NYSE

According to reports by TechCrunch, Jumia, pan-African e-Commerce company has filed for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), a move that...

Kenyan manufacturers endorse global charter on plastics

Manufacturers in Kenya have pledged to join a global initiative to manage plastic waste in the country. By establishing the Kenya Plastics Action Plan, manufacturers...