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    Ghana’s Cowtribe Receives USD$300K Funding From Kaplan Foundation

    Ghanaian agritech startup CowTribe has secured a $300, 000 investment from the US-based Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation. The startup made the announcement earlier today in a post on Twitter. In a subsequent phone call with Ventureburn, CowTribe co-founder and CEO Awin Peter (pictured above, second from right) said the investment was in the...
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    Spotify Expands to 4 MENA Countries: Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco & Algeria. 

    Music streaming service, Spotify has expanded into four North African countries: Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria but there is a catch. Earlier this year, there was talk that Spotify, the world’s most popular music streaming platform was planning to expand into the Middle East and North Africa sometime in Q4...
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    Kwesé TV To Stop Pay-TV Services to Refocus on Digital Streaming

    Pay television service provider, Kwesé TV, has concluded plans to reduce the number of channels on its platform to focus on streaming services for it 11 markets. Dynamic pan-African satellite TV network Kwesé TV, part of Econet Media is refocusing its business strategy and service offerings, to align them...
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    Mobile Subscribers Set To Soar in Sub-Saharan Africa – GSMA Report

    Latest GSMA Report Indicates a rise in Mobile Subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa with more than half a billion unique mobile subscribers projected by 2020. GSMA have released their 2017 Mobile Economy: Sub-Saharan Africa study which has put unique mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa at a penetration rate of 43 percent. They are expected to...