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Huobi & CASHU partner to make cryptocurrency trade easy for users in North Africa & Middle East

Huobi and the MENA-regional online payments giant CASHU are making accessing cryptocurrency as easy as buying a Netflix subscription or paying a bill for millions of people across the often-underserved regions of North Africa and the Middle East. Thanks to their new partnership, nearly 2.3 million CASHU users can now buy and sell...

How Do You Evaluate A Mobile Game’s Profit Potential?

Have you thought about developing and launching a mobile game in the future? This is a great idea. After all, the mobile game industry has exploded during the past few years. As long as you create a highly engaging game, you can pretty much guarantee that you’ll be able...

Aimtoget allows customers to convert airtime to cash and withdraw to their bank accounts instantly

Founded in 2017 by Onipinsaiye Tomiwa Henry (CEO) and Salawu Oluwadamilola (CTO), Aimtoget is an online platform that allows customers to convert airtime to cash and withdraw to their bank account instantly. Since launch, the firm has been able to ship a couple of features that are very...

VertoFX, cross-border payments and forex firm raises $2.1m to scale into Africa

VertoFX has raised $2.1m to build a cross-border payments platform for Africa and other emerging markets, just months after graduating from YCombinator. Founded in 2017 by Nigerian-born, British ex-bankers Anthony Oduwole and Ola Oyetayo, VertoFX aims to make cross-border payments seamless starting from Africa and other emerging markets. According to...

HSEVEN Disrupt Africa accelerator to invest €150,000 into early-stage startups in Africa

HSEVEN, a Morrocan startup accelerator has launched “HSEVEN DISRUPT AFRICA”, a 6-month program promising to provide a seed investment of €150,000 plus an eventual investment of €500,000 to €1.5 million. Targeted at 10 seed and early-stage startups with 2 to 5 founders that are eager to impact Africa through...

Powerhive raises $9.3m Series B round to reach more homes in Kenya with its rural microgrids

Powerhive Inc, a Nairobi-based energy solutions firm has closed $9.3m Series B round of funding to provide affordable energy and services for the 600 million consumers in Sub-Saharan Africa starting from Kenya. The round of financing was led by Toyota Tsusho with Powerhive’s existing investors including Caterpillar Ventures James Sandler,...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and humans in Customer experience (CX)

By Merijn te Booij, chief marketing officer (CMO) at Genesys.com) AI is by far the biggest hype I have seen in my career, and for good reason. It could revolutionise customer experience at a time when experience and service are the final frontier in differentiation. In the entire digital transformation of...

Fenix Appoints former Apple exec as CEO to drive pan-African growth

Fenix International, an ENGIE-owned firm offering Solar Home Systems across Africa has appointed a former Apple executive as CEO, to drive growth across Africa. The firm has also announced that it has delivered clean, affordable energy to over 500,000 households or 2.5 million people in six countries across Africa after...

How To Remove Spyware from Windows: Best Free Anti-Spyware Software

First it is important to have a full grasp of what a Spyware is. Spyware is one type of computer virus that records private data while hiding in the background of your computer or mobile device. This data that is recorded gets transmitted to the person who created it,...

Credible Ways for Entrepreneurs to Repair Business Credit

Business credit plays a major role when an entrepreneur needs a loan or a business credit card with a high credit limit. For a new business, it could be easy to start and build a good credit score quickly. But it takes a lot of effort for existing businesses...

Gozem launches its three-wheeled auto-rickshaw service in Lomé and Cotonou

Users of the Gozem app can now order auto-rickshaws from their smartphones in Lomé, Togo and Cotonou, Benin. After launching other on-demand transport products such as motorcycle taxis (“zemidjans”), Gozem enriches its transport offering with auto-rickshaws, marking the first time the company offers trips in three-wheeled vehicles. Today, these auto-rickshaws are an intermediate form...

m-GURUSH, an M-PESA-like mobile money platform launches in South Sudan

South Sudan is set to enjoy its first mobile phone-based money transfer service. Trading under the brand name m-GURUSH (m-for mobile and GURUSH for money in Arabic), the new mobile commerce platform is a joint partnership between South Sudan’s own Trinity Technologies Limited, a local tech firm, and Zain...

Online ride-hailing service inDriver expands to Harare

Online ride hailing service, inDriver, which allows passengers to negotiate the fare with drivers, has begun recruiting drivers in Harare for the service, which it intends to launch in the capital towards the end of this month. inDriver, which is headquartered in New York, has 26 million users in more than...

Truecaller Launches User Verification Solution For The Mobile Web

Truecaller has launched its Truecaller SDK solution exclusively for the mobile web platform with support for all key mobile platforms across Android, iOS, React and now mobile web including Progressive Web App support. Developers can access the mWeb SDK from Truecaller’s global developer portal. Across emerging markets like India...

Growth of the gaming industry

Nordics is an upcoming gaming market. The market is really exciting and enticing to players. In the past years Sweden has emerged the top spot for video games. Candy crush saga, Angry birds, Minecraft, Battlefield and Clash of Clans are among the games that have been produced in Sweden....

Social Media: Exploring Modern Global Networking Tools

The past decade has seen the unprecedented expansion of social media’s role in our daily lives – from the political arena to the business world – with heads of state and fast-food chains utilizing the medium to cultivate a following.  The potential of social media is still yet to be...

Learn all you need to know about CNC Machining

CNC Machining is a popular way to make end-use metal parts. This manufacturing process is used to create custom items with high tolerances and interesting designs. What Is Computer Numerical Control Machining? Computer Numerical Control machining is a subtractive manufacturing process in which a block of material is selectively cut into...

4 Signs You’re Being Catfished signs you are being catfished

Do you know if you’re being catfished? Well, many people are now on online dating and though it may be fun and interesting it can also be dangerous. There are people who are online to ruin your life by that I mean they pretend to be who they are not....

Glovo signs up new partnerships in continued expansion push

 Global delivery firm Glovo has announced a new wave of strategic partnerships with local and international brands, a move aimed at expanding their market footprint within Kenya The partnerships, signed with Java House Africa, Zucchini Greengrocers, On the way supermarkets and Naivas supermarkets will see them tap into strategic business...

Safaricom to launch its e-commerce site Masoko across Africa next year

Safaricom wants to expand its e-commerce proposition Masoko to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa by year 2020. This is on the backdrop of an expected growth of Smartphones in the region estimated to hit over 525 million users as at the end of next year. “We see endless possibilities for business...

The Salary You Can Earn As a Cyber Security Engineer

Did you know that cyber security has been on high demand in recent years? You see, no company wants to have hackers access their websites neither do they want leakage of any crucial information. What’s more? Each day, hackers are inventing new ways to attack companies’ systems; thus, the...

Cellulant’s Agrikore tapping into Africa’s emerging Agritech market valued at €5.3 billion

Cellulant’s Agrikore platform – an online marketplace for smallholder farmers, agricultural input and produce traders is tapping into Africa’s emerging Agritech market valued at €5.3 billion according to a new report by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and Dalberg Advisors. The State of Digitalisation of Agriculture in...

The Way Globalization Influences Society

Globalization is an inevitable trend that is continuously on the rise. To gain the most out of globalization, you need effective cross-cultural communication. Globalization is not a modern phenomenon. It has existed for thousands of years before the advent of online translation services. For instance, when people migrated from Africa...

What Exactly Is A Virtual Credit Card?

Have you ever wanted to buy a product online but you were worried that the purchase would come with a certain risk? You are not alone. Potential fraudsters and unscrupulous merchants who have access to your credit card details can steal your identity and expose you to great financial...

Ovamba hits £105 million transactions, to expand across West Africa

Launched out of beta in 2013, Ovamba Solutions‘ transactions have hit an approximately 105 million Euro with the majority of them coming via its mobile app, ‘Ovamba Plus’. The fintech firm which lends growth capital to SMEs via a combination of capital, logistics and inventory management argues that some...

Luxembourg’s £50K Fit 4 Start Programme Open to African Startups

Fit 4 Start, Luxembourg’s national programme supporting global startups with early-stage financing and personalised coaching has announced calls for applications for Luxembourg and international start-ups in the ICT and in the HealthTech and in the Space sector. Managed by Luxinnovation, Luxembourg’s national innovation agency, the programme is now open for 5...

Auto-Alcoblow wins Safaricom’s MyLittleBigThing Innovation Challenge

Three students from Kenyatta University (KU) and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) universities are the winners of this year’s #MyLittleBigThing SDG’s Innovation Challenge. The three include JKUAT’s Stephen Muchiri who created Auto-Alcoblow, an alcohol detection and monitoring system. Muchiri took the first place and beat...

“Uber for fashion” Ethnic Brand raises $500k raises from MAGIC Malaysia

The Ethnic Brand, a Kenyan startup that wants to be an Uber for manufacturing, has raised $500,000 from Malaysia’s Magic Accelerator to bring manufacturing as a service to global artisans and fashion gurus. Ethnic Brand, an offshoot of Alex Mativo’s E-lab which was recycling obsolete electronic devices by turning them...

Huawei’s HongMeng OS is not an Android alternative for Smartphones

Ever since President Trump’s ban came into effect, so many of us have been talking about Huawei’s upcoming new Android-based OS for a few weeks now. The Chinese company was even seen registering a Hongmeng trademark in several markets, and that’s what we’ve been calling the OS ever since. However, the company just...

Lateral Capital leads Series A round into blue-collar jobs marketplace Lynk

Lateral Capital, which has invested in a number of countries including Appzone, Asoko Insight, Koko Networks, Sparkmeter, Workstyle, Medsaf among others has invested into Kenya’s Lynk, a blue-collar jobs marketplace for local growth. The investment was led by Lateral Capital’s Samakab Hashi, with participation by Kenyan Cornerstone Group. “We are...
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