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TikTok commits USD $10 Mn across Africa in response to Covid-19

TikTok commits USD $10 Mn across Africa in response to Covid-19

Leading short-form video platform, TikTok, announced today that it will be donating US$10 million to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, which will go towards supporting efforts for both routine vaccinations against existing infectious diseases in Africa, as well as future deployment of  COVID-19 vaccines. The contribution will be matched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through its […]
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How to use showmax & Renew Showmax Subscription via MPesa

How to use Showmax & renew Subscription via Mpesa

Showmax is a video-on-demand streaming service that gives subscribers access to a huge catalogue of series, movies, documentaries and kids shows. Showmax can be accessed using the Showmax app for phones, tablets, smart TVs, media players and gaming consoles. The month-to-month subscription fee gives subscribers unlimited access to the entire Showmax catalogue. How to start Showmax […]
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Microsoft launches initiative for start-ups to achieve more using tech

Microsoft, through its Microsoft for Start-ups initiative, has announced the launch of its Global Social Entrepreneurship programme in Nairobi, Kenya. The Global Social Entrepreneurship programme has benefits aimed at elevating start-ups addressing an important social and environmental challenge through their products, services or operations. As a platform for innovation, entrepreneurship and impact investing, the Sankalp […]
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TLcom closes US$ 71M Africa investment fund

Africa-focused Venture Capital firm, TLCom, today announced it has secured an additional $31M for its TIDE Africa Fund, bringing its Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)-focused fund to $71mn. The latest investment round has attracted international interest, with TLcom confirming participation from the UK based CDC, IFC as well as South Africa’s Sango Capital and Belgium’s BIO. […]
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Creditsafe expands its database to African Countries

Creditsafe USA, the global business intelligence experts, announced today that it has extended its global database to include business intelligence with the addition of 47 African countries. This means that Creditsafe customers can now pull real-time credit reports on companies from 160 countries. “For some time we have been aware of the challenge companies face […]
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