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How Africa’s Technology Revolution is Changing Perspectives on the Continent

A new report that includes the surveyed opinions of 4,500 Africans from Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana has revealed that the recent wave of technology innovation coming out of Africa is changing how Africans view the continent. When asked if recent...

Women in Tech: New Startup Accelerator Launches in Ethiopia

The Tech African Women (TAW) programme has officially launched in the hopes of providing support and acceleration to women-owned African tech startups, taking their businesses from the idea stage into real-world operations. TAW is spearheaded by the United Nations Economic...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, Amazon prepares to launch its presence in Africa, Kyndryl names a new managing director, FlySafair wants to expand...

SA Edutech Startup FoondaMate Raises $2-Million in Seed Funding

South African edutech startup FoondaMate, that offers a chat-based, AI-powered studying platform has announced that it has raised $2-million during a round of seed funding. 'FoondaMate' takes its name from the isiZulu word for study (funda) and the English slang...

5 Ways IT Companies Can Grow in Africa

Securing meaningful, sustainable growth in Africa requires a precise skillset with an airtight strategy, the right product fit with a tailored understanding of the market, and crucially, forward-looking leadership. On the back of two high profile customer wins in the...

West & Central African App Platform Gozem Raises $5-Million in Series A Round

Gozem, a leading multi-vertical super app platform in West & Central Africa, announced today the closing of a $5 million Series A round raised from corporate and institutional investors spread across four continents with specialities in healthtech, fintech, and...

SA Payment Group Adumo Acquires Fintech Startup SwitchPay

Adumo, one of South Africa’s largest independent payment processors, today announced it has acquired SwitchPay, a South African startup providing alternative payment services to merchants and retailers, for an undisclosed amount. According to Adumo CEO Paul Kent, the investment comes...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. Internet to all SA homes by 2024, two massive digital skills drives, and a Kenyan startup that hopes to add...

Safetech AURA Raises $4.7-Million in Huge Series A Funding Round

AURA, a leading African-based security and medical response marketplace, has secured $4.7-million (R62 million) in a Series A funding round, which was led by South Africa's MultiChoice Group (MCG), KLT Holdings and Buffet Investments. This latest round positions AURA favourably...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, load shedding in South Africa, Microsoft launches its new Surface Laptop model, Safaricom evacuates its staff as the...
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R500 Million to Expand Broadband in Townships & Rural Areas

This financial year, Vodacom Eastern Cape plans to invest R500 million as part of its larger digital inclusion strategy...
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