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Uber Africa launches Uber Cash with Flutterwave and explores EVs

Norebase raises 1M to allow companies start scale and operate in any African country

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

Casava gets 4M preseed to make insurance affordable and accessible to Nigerians

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

Francophone African super app Gozem grabs 5M to expand and offer more services

Naspers coleads 145M extension round in mobility startup WhereIsMyTransport

Collaboration Leads to South Africas First Platinum 3D Print

Identity verification company Youverify extends seed funding to 25M as it expands across Africa

Did African startups raise 496M 1B or 2B in 2019

Africa Roundup: Goldman leads 30M Twiga raise China grows tech influence Jumia weathers lockupexpiry

South Africas Quro Medical comes out of stealth with 11M to expand its hospitalathome service

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect

A snapshot of the leading startups in Africas top VC markets

This Week in Apps: Inapp events hit the App Store TikTok tries Stories Apple reveals new child safety plan

South African startup Qwili gets 12M to scale its app and lowcost NFCenabled smartphone

The future of remote work is text

Security lapse at South Africas LogBox exposed user accounts and medical data

New South African partnership gets 3M launches telehealth product

MainOne CEO Funke Opeke says Equinix is buying her company for the right price

Jumia adapts PanAfrican ecommerce network in response to COVID19

Moderna says its making variantspecific COVID19 vaccines but its existing vaccine should still work

African crowdsolving startup Zindi scales 10000 data scientists

Nigerias OnePipe raises 35M to double down on its embedded finance offering

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

Africas top mobile phone seller Transsion to list in Chinese IPO

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

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

Africas top mobile phone seller Transsion lists in Chinese IPO

South African crowdsolving startup Zindi building a community of data scientists and using AI to solve realworld problems

African fintech firm Flutterwave launches SME ecommerce portal

Visas Africa strategy banks on startup partnerships

Meta faces prosecution in South Africa for alleged antitrust breach

Africa Roundup: Paga goes global and 4 startups raise 99M in VC

African payment startup Chipper Cash raises 138M Series A

Ivorian fintech Julaya raises 2M to digitize business payments in Francophone Africa

a16z Avenir and Google back South African mobile games publisher Carry1st in 20M round

COVID19 and Trump visa ban leave South Africa biotech startup in limbo as it plots move to Seattle

Tunisian edtech startup GOMYCODE raises 8M to expand across Africa and the Middle East

Enterprise escalator Impact Rooms rises to prepare African startups for growth and investment

In Nigeria PalmPay waives fees and creates 100M COVID19 payout fund

Africa Roundup: Nigerian fintech gets 360M mints unicorn draws Chinese VC

Zipline begins US medical delivery with UAV program honed in Africa

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

South African crowdsolving startup Zindi building a community of data scientists and using AI to solve real world problems

Mechanical Engineer Launches Campaign to Provide 3D Printed Breast Prostheses to 1000 Women in Need

What we learned from selling a blockchain service to African governments

Chinas Transsion and Kenyas Wapi Capital partner on Africa fund

Google sets up 50M fund to invest in African startups

South Africa: Research in 3D Printing at VUT for Prosthetics DfAM