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Nigeria is becoming Africas unofficial tech capital

Moniepoint cleared to acquire Kenyan fintech Kopo Kopo

What is Andela the Africa tech talent accelerator

Loons stratospheric balloons are now teaching themselves to fly better thanks to Google AI

Nigerias digital payroll platform Bento expands to Kenya Rwanda and Ghana to enter six other African markets in 2022

Dakar Network Angels begins startup investments in francophone Africa

Safaricom rolls out Bonga social networking platform to augment MPesa

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect

Operas Africa fintech startup OPay gains 120M from Chinese investors

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

Connecting African software developers with top tech companies nets Andela 100 million

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

Interswitch to revive its Africa venture fund CEO confirms

Kenyabased fintech 4G Capital to scale lending after raising 185M from Lightrock

Y Combinatorbacked Trella brings transparency to Egypts trucking and shipping industry

BasiGo to kickoff EV assembly in Kenya after 66M funding

Worldcoin plans to resume iris scans in Kenya

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

Why COVID19 could delay Interswitch Africas next big IPO

African edtech startup uLesson raises 15M backed by Nielsen Ventures and Tencent

EV conversion startup Opibus raises 75M to start bus and motorcycle mass production

Online university Nexford will use 8M to plug affordability and relevance gaps in education

Norrsken VCs and 30 unicorn founders set up 200M fund to back growthstage startups in Africa

YCbacked Namibian startup JABU gets 32M for its B2B ecommerce and retail play

Kenyan BNPL startup Lipa Later eyes more African markets after raising 12 million

Ghanaian agtech Farmerline to use new funding to strengthen its infrastructure help farmers create wealth

Zipline begins US medical delivery with UAV program honed in Africa

Nigerian blockchain payments startup Bitmama closes 2M preseed as it scales to new markets

Kenyas Lami raises 18M to scale API insurance platform across Africa

TLcom Capital closes 71M Africa fund with plans to back 12 startups

Kenyas fintech Kwara lands 4 Million in seed round from Breega SoftBank to build neobank for credit unions

African payment startup Chipper Cash raises 138M Series A

Nigerian onlineonly bank startup Kuda raises 16M

Kenya plans special startups employeeequity tax regime

African crowdsolving startup Zindi scales 10000 data scientists

Jumia adapts PanAfrican ecommerce network in response to COVID19

SendSprint by exFlutterwave executive hits market with 5 flat fee for all international money transfers

Africas top mobile phone seller Transsion lists in Chinese IPO

Africa Roundup: CcHubs iHub acquisition Andelas 50M run rate and layoffs Transsions IPO

The motorcycle ridehailing wars in Nigeria and Uganda is SafeBodas to lose

MARA raises 23M from Coinbase Ventures and FTX to build Africas portal to the crypto economy

Africa Roundup: Visa connects to MPesa Flutterwave enters ecommerce

Nigerias Gloong drops consumer ecommerce pivots to eprocurement

Kenyan edtech startup Craydel raises 1 million to enhance its technology

Partnering with Visa emerging market lender Branch International raises 170 million

Samasource raises 148M for global AI data biz driven from Africa

Flutterwave denies money laundering and fraud allegations following accounts freeze by Kenyan agency

Andela begins global expansion in 37 countries months after going remote across Africa

Solarbased ISP startup Tizeti launches 4G LTE network in Nigeria

African fintech startup Jumo raises 125M more to fund Asia expansion