Financial & Tech

Sudanese Fintech Bloom Secures US$6.5 Mn to expand across Africa

Sudanese Fintech Bloom Secures US$6.5 Mn to expand across Africa

Bloom has secured $6.5 million seed funding round led by institutional investors and venture capital firms to expand across Africa. The Fintech startup, led by Sudanese tech entrepreneur Ahmed Ismail seeks to enter Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia. Bloom was founded by Ismail, Youcef Oudjidane, Khalid Keenan, and Abdigani Diriye in 2021 with the […]
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MTek Launches Flexi Hela Savings Platform In Partnership With Sanlam

MTek Launches Flexi Hela Savings Platform In Partnership With Sanlam

Local digital online insurance platform, mTek-Services has Thursday launched Flexi Hela Savings Platform in partnership with Sanlam Kenya. The new service, a savings solution with a guaranteed return, will see customers use the mTek app to save and access their savings in real-time. The product’s flexibility allows customers to adjust their savings limits and the […]
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Helium Health: Digitizing Africa's Healthcare Sector

Helium Health: Digitizing Africa’s Healthcare Sector

Healthcare is critical, however never before has health systems been tested than during the Covid-19 outbreak. The results were disastrous, but nonetheless, they revealed gaps that needed to be looked at. This is especially for Africa. The continent, with a weak healthcare system is recognised globally touted as a foreign-aid recipient. According to Weforum’s report, […]
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Tesla Founder Elon Musk Buys Twitter for $44 Billion

Elon Musk’s Joke On Buying Twitter Manifests 6 Years Later

What started out as a joke in a tweet reply back in 2017 became the ultimate resolve for the World’s youngest billionaire, Elon Musk. This exchange continues to haunt me pic.twitter.com/W06oSqx0MR — Dave Smith (@redletterdave) April 25, 2022 Dave Smith shared a screenshot of the conversation from 2017 indicating that it continues to haunt him. […]
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