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Strengthening Africa’s fragmented data landscape is key to meeting development targets

The African Governance Report, published today by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, draws on data from the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) and shares new...

Invisible Borders launches iVisible Project

To encourage Africans and non-Africans to rethink their stereotypes about the continent and to share these new learnings through art forms, Invisible Borders, a trans-African...

CcHUB acquires iHub, a first for Africa

Earlier in the year Co-creation Hub (CcHub) launched Africa's first Design Lab in Kigali, Rwanda, and now in another first for Africa CcHub has...

Growing trends in Africa – the rise of cannabis

By Darryl Bernstein Many countries across the globe are in the process of decriminalising the medical and recreational use of Cannabis, and Africa is no exception...

Mauritius gets first mobile payment solution

Honourable Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Mauritius, launched the nation's first national mobile payment solution. Based on the proven Tap & Go payment service...

Botswana records positive FDI inflows

According to Botswana's minister for investment, trade and industry, Bogolo Kenewendo, the country recorded positive foreign direct investment inflows in the past fiscal year. She said a...

Kenya ships its first crude oil export

With a shipment of 200,000 barrels of crude oil Kenya has recorded its first ever crude oil export. Described as a "special moment" by President...

Jhaki, new digital logistics platform launches in Nigeria

The prospects of logistics in Africa are brighter with the recent launch of Jhaki – a digital platform that helps shippers including importers and...

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...