Category: Financial & Tech


SEACOM: Powering Africa’s digital economy

Tony Tugee, Managing Director SEACOM sees increased data usage, a changing world and markets that will be disrupted by new technologies. By Brian Yatich The world is overflowing with information. Every day, humans generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. Reports, selfies, streaming TV’s, text messages, high definition videos and data visuals are some of the […]
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Kagure Wamunyu, Kobo360 CEO Africa Region

Kobo360 is transforming the logistics industry  

Kobo360 is looking to change the way the logistics sector operates by lowering costs and enhancing customer satisfaction supporting thousands of freight companies deliver their goods to cargo recipients across the region. By Brian Yatich Back in the days, things in the logistics space was different; customers had to wait for their cargo in harsh […]
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Cellulant unveils Tingg, Africa’s first payments App

Fintech firm, Cellulant on Tuesday announced the launch of Tingg, an all-in-one, multi-functional consumer super app that will include a wide array of payment. The payments platform brings commerce and financial services into a single platform that will revolutionize the way customers interact with digital payment services in the continent. Tingg targets the fragmentation in […]
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Why revolutionary technologies will drive African prosperity

Right now, we’re at a tipping point in Africa’s development. We’re hurtling headlong into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), which has the potential to turbocharge the socio-economic development of the entire African continent. We’ve got the youngest continent in the world, with 60% of Africa’s 1.25 billion people under the age of 25. If we […]
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Venture Capital for Africa Announces 12 Ventures Series-A Showcase

Venture Capital, VC4A announces 12 ventures 11 Series A and 1 Seed+ for its 2019 Venture Showcase representing the best investment opportunities on the continent. The companies have been vetted by 40 VC investors through a rigorous referral and selection process. The companies demonstrate strong revenues and competitive edge, are well-positioned for regional and internal expansion […]
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CcHUB buys out iHub

Nigeria’s technology innovation centre, Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), has acquired Kenya’s iHub for an undisclosed fee. The deal will see iHub’s team become part of CcHUB’s wider central support and strategy network, whilst retaining its name and senior management structure. CcHUB’s co-founder Bosun Tijani continues as CEO across both locations. As part of the acquisition, CcHUB […]
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