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e-Logistics Start-up Kobo360 secures $30M funding

Kobo360, the digital technology platform disrupting African third-party logistics, today announced the completion of a $20M Series A equity round led by Goldman Sachs,...

The rise of Sub-Saharan Africa as a fintech hub

Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the fastest-growing investment zones for financial technology companies according to new research says Forbes. The GSM Association says in its...

Production gets underway at Minergy’s Masama coal project in Botswana

Minergy has now removed over 2.2mln cubic metres of overburden at the 390mln tonne Masama coal project in Botswana, with production now getting underway...

International Youth Day 2019: Nigerian Youth and Transforming Education

Nigeria has a very young population, with a median age of 18.4 years of age (World Population Review) more than 70% of Nigeria’s population...

Top African music festivals to attend

by Rachel George for Travel Noire If you haven’t been already, I’m sure a trip to Africa is already on your radar. The continent of Africa is...

Africa’s top young scientists – Next Einstein Forum Fellows

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) today announced its third Class of NEF Fellows, 25 strong scientists, all under 42 years, whose research and innovations...

Mergers and acquisitions deal value rises in Africa in the first half of 2019

There was a sharp increase in the value of total mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals in Africa in the first half of 2019 (H1...

Human Trafficking – why we should all get involved

Although slavery was abolished centuries ago, modern slavery in form of human trafficking – which involves the illegal trade of humans for money or...

Meet the 2019 Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellows

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has announced the 2019 intake of selected Ibrahim Leadership Fellows, who will make up the programme’s eighth cohort. The incoming Fellows...

We can make Zimbabwe a first-world economy – Zim People First

Opposition Zimbabwe People First which is led by Dr Zeb Shumba has said that Zimbabwe has enough resources to transform the country into a...