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Africa Roundup: Trumps Nigeria ban Pagas acquisition and raises Flutterwaves 35M and Sendys 20M

Africa Roundup: Yamaha backs MAX Founders Factory and Norrsken support startups inside Ethiopias tech scene

TechCrunchs Startup Battlefield is coming soon to Beirut So Paulo and Lagos

Sudans first YCbacked startup is helping consumers protect and grow their wealth

Africa Roundup: Visa connects to MPesa Flutterwave enters ecommerce

Sokowatch closes 2 million seed round to modernize Africas B2B retail

Norrsken opens East Africa startup fund and hub in Kigali

Africa Roundup: Jumias IPO DHL launches Africa eShop Cathays 168M VC fund ConnectMed acquired

Ugandan lender Asaak raises 30million to support acquisition of motorbikes smartphones by taxi operators

Kenyas Wapi Pay raises 22M preseed for crossborder payments between Africa and Asia

Uber hits 1 billion rides in Africa

Daily Crunch: 2 months after launching So Paulobased payments startup Yuno raises 10M

Nigerias CcHub acquires Kenyas iHub to create mega Africa incubator

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises 6M expands in Africa

Nigerias Autochek acquires Cheki Kenya and Uganda from ROAM Africa

Africa Roundup: Canal acquires ROK Flutterwave and Alipay partner OPay raises 50M

TechCrunchs Startup Battlefield is coming soon to Beirut So Paolo and Lagos

BuffaloGrid and Techfugees launch education solar charging initiative for refugees aim to raise 3M

MallforAfrica goes global Kobo360 and Sokowatch raise VC France explains its 76M fund

Africa Roundup: Africas tech ecosystem responds to COVID19

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 accepted into YC raises 12 million

Africa Roundup: Zimbabwes net blackout Partechs 143M fund Andelas 100M raise Flutterwaves pivot

Metas NPE team takes a global focus with seedstage investments offices in emerging markets

Kenyas Twiga raises 50M to scale food solutions across Africa

Ugandan fintech Asaak raises 30million to support acquisition of motorbikes smartphones by taxi operators

Kenya turns to MPesa mobilemoney to stem the spread of COVID19

CarePoint raises 10M to spread healthcare tech across Africa

Goldman backed ventures Jumia and Twiga partner on produce in Kenya

MFS Africa collects 100M to expand its digital payments gateway across the region

Why COVID19 could delay Interswitch Africas next big IPO

Startups BRCK and Swvl partner on free WiFi for Kenyan ridehail buses

Only 2 of genomic material available for research comes from Africa 54gene wants to change that

Visa and Kenyas Safaricom partner on MPesa payments and tech

Kenyan lowcost ISP Poa Internet secures 28 million in round led by AfDBbacked Africa50 plans to link region with cheap limitfree connectivity

The Sun Exchange raises 3M for crypto driven solar power in Africa

Goldfinch raises 25M from a16z to power its DeFi lending protocol for borrowers in developing countries

MAXng raises 7M round backed by Yamaha and pilots EVs in Nigeria

TLcom and 4DX drive 131M seed round to scale Autocheks platform across Africa

Umba a digital bank for emerging markets raises 2M Seed funding to expand across Africa

Nigerias Helium Health raises 10M Series A for Africa expansion

MoneyHash gets 3M to build a superAPI for payment operations in Africa Mideast

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect

Africa turns to mobile payments as a tool to curb COVID19

SimbaPay launches Kenya to China payment service via WeChat

Nigerias Gokada raises 53M round for its motorcycle ridehail biz

Africa Roundup: DHL invests in MallforAfrica Zipline launches in US Novastar raises 200M

Local venture capital fund formation is on the rise in Africa led by Nigeria

Kenyabased agritech Apollo raises 40 million in Softbankled round joined by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative CDC

A snapshot of the leading startups in Africas top VC markets

Kenyan fintech Asilimia raises 2 million in a preseed round plans to extend loans to MSMEs and expand in East Africa