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IROKO-owned ROK studio acquired by CANAL+ Group

ROK, the leading African film studio and international TV network, that until now has been part of Nigerian video-on-demand company IROKO, has been acquired by CANAL+ Group.IROKO and CANAL+ have...
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Ghanaian agri-funding platform Kwidex now in public beta phase

Ghanaian startup Kwidex, which has launched a crowdfunding platform for African farmers and agribusinesses, has launched in public beta and already seen successful fundraising activity.Recently named winner of the first...
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Nigerian transport startup MAX.ng raises $7m funding round

Nigerian transport startup MAX.ng has raised US$7 million in funding to expand across West Africa and add to its product offering.Founded in 2015, MAX.ng is a mobility platform that connects...
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Nigeria’s Kudimoney rebrands to Kuda, secures banking licence from CBN

Nigerian lending startup Kudimoney has rebranded to Kuda and received a banking licence from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in preparation of the launch of a full service digital...
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Nigerian clean-tech solutions can access $50k funding via this accelerator

Applications have opened for this year’s edition of the Outlier Venture Lab, a bootcamp programme for Nigerian clean-tech startups that offers access to business development training and US$50,000 in funding.The...
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Meet the Investor: Boldewijn Sloet, Africa Tech Ventures

Boldewijn Sloet has built up quite a track record of angel investments in Kenya, having been an early backer of startups including Twiga Foods, Pezesha and Zumi.A trained lawyer from...
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These brothers are boosting Ivorian agriculture from farm to fork

Brothers Fred and Serge Zamblé have built businesses before. Fred has a background in finance, while Serge is a computer engineer, and they have previously founded a web development startup...
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Pitch your startup at the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit

Innovative tech startups have once again been invited to apply to pitch their solutions at the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit on Cape Town in November.The annual summit, which takes...
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Nigerian recruitment startup Slatecube expands into SA

Nigerian startup Slatecube, a cloud-based recruitment platform powering the upskilling and integration of the continent’s brightest young talent, is to launch in South Africa.Slatecube support businesses in integrating top entry-level...
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Africa’s fintech sector grows by 60% in 2 years, reaches record funding levels

Africa’s fintech sector is growing at a fast pace, with the number of startups operating in the space growing by more than 60 per cent in the last two years,...

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