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Digital Africa innovation programme launches

A new edition of Digital Africa, an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa, has launched...

1 day ago

Free mentorship and training for Africa's entrepreneurs

VC4Africa Startup Academy: Learning resource for Africa's rockstar entrepreneurs...

14 Sep 2017

How this Senegalese fintech startup is going pan-African

Fintech startup InTouch is a Senegalese company taking an unusual step by establishing a footprint across the continent...

By Tom Jackson 22 Aug 2017

Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth $10 million...

27 Jul 2017

Orange agrees to back Egyptian tech startups

Global mobile operator Orange has agreed to support and fund Egyptian technology-focused startups to help them transform their ideas into sustainable businesses...

By Tom Jackson 26 Jul 2017

Jumia receives global accolade

African internet group, Jumia, has been named among the MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies of 2017...

6 Jul 2017

Nigeria's TradPeek wants to be Africa's Alibaba

Nigerian startup TradPeek has an ambitious goal - to be to Africa what Alibaba is to China...

By Tom Jackson 5 Jul 2017

Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge winners announced

Facebook celebrates MENA winners of the first Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge...

22 Jun 2017

Search for best Ghanaian startups begins

Global innovation accelerators, Startupbootcamp (SBC), will be hosting a FastTrack in Accra, Ghana, as part of its global tour to find the next big startup phenomenon...

20 Jun 2017

Call for African startups to join PitchDrive tech hub tour

Nigerian technology innovation centre, Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), and Google for Entrepreneurs have launched PitchDrive, a three week, five-city European tech hub tour...

5 Jun 2017

Lagos is Africa's most valuable startup ecosystem

Lagos has the most valuable startup ecosystem in Africa, with the local entrepreneurship scene worth US$2 billion, according to a new report...

By Tom Jackson 20 Apr 2017

Facebook heads to Nigeria for a social call

Facebook's chief product officer travels to Nigeria to meet local entrepreneurs and creatives…

1 Mar 2017

#AfricaCom: Africa's tech startup funding landscape in numbers

Disrupt Africa, an independent news portal with a keen eye on the African tech startup scene, released its first industry funding report...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Nov 2016

WhereIsMyTransport launches transit API following £1.165 seed funding

A new transport data platform from WhereIsMyTransport launches...

31 Aug 2016

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