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    Report: Moove & CFAO’s Suzuki Cars Receives Zero-Safety Rating.

    The Suzuki brand of vehicles from CFAO Motors and Vehicle Financing startup, Moove received zero safety ratings and are declared dangerous for our roads. For its mobility entrepreneurs in Ghana and Nigeria, Moove, an African mobility fintech firm, partnered with CFAO Motors, the continent’s most prominent automotive distribution network...
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    Nigeria’s Abeg App Gets Mobile Money Operator Approval, Rebrands to Pocket App

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved Abeg App, a Piggytech Global Limited product, as a Mobile Money Operator in Nigeria. Abeg Technologies Limited, a division of Piggytech Global Limited, has been given approval in principle (AIP) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to operate as a...
  • 10 Startups Selected Into Impact Hub Accra’s Betaraise Accelerator.

    Impact Hub Accra’s Betaraise Accelerator has accepted ten promising startups from Accra, Nigeria, and the US. With a minimal-frills approach and a laser focus on aiding first-time founders with no prior expertise in raising money, the Betaraise accelerator is made to help first-time founders move from launching a beta...
  • Nigeria’s Lemonade Finance Secures $725k pre-seed Funding Round.

    Nigerian fintech startup, Lemonade Finance, has raised $725K in pre-seed funding for a project aimed at improving access to financial services for African diaspora investors. Nigerian fintech startup Lemonade Finance has secured a US$725,000 pre-seed funding round. The round was led by Y Combinator and other investors Ventures Platform,...
  • E-Naira, Africa’s First Digital Currency, Launched in Nigeria.

    Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria has launched the continent’s first digital currency, the e-Naira issued and regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria. Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, has introduced the e-Naira, the continent’s first digital currency. They join a select group of countries around the world that have adopted the...
  • Sendbox Raises $1.8 Million to Digitize Deliveries For African SMEs.

    Sendbox, a Nigerian peer-to-peer delivery platform for social commerce, has secured $1.8m in a seed funding round to scale operations. A Nigeria-based e-commerce fulfillment platform for merchants in Africa, Sendbox has today announced the completion of a $1.8 million seed round from investors including 4DX Ventures, Enza Capital, FJLabs...
  • Nigeria’s Plentywaka Raises $1.2 million and acquires Ghana’s Stabus.

    Nigerian mobility startup, Plentywaka has raised $1.2 million in seed funding after successfully completing the Techstars Toronto Accelerator Program in July 2021. Stabus, a Ghanaian mobility startup, was also fully acquired by the startup. Isidore Kpotufe founded PlentyWaka in 2019 as a bus-hailing solution that allows commuters to book...
  • Reselr.com, a reselling platform made easy, debuts operations in Nigeria

    A social commerce platform that connects people to sell, resell and buy products or bookings, Reselr has launched its services in Nigeria. reselr.com is a new online platform that makes it easy to sell anything you have quickly and securely. From one-time individual sales to full-time sales support for businesses...
  • Google Partners With Maliyo Games To Launch Game Development Program

    Maliyo Games, a Nigerian company that creates casual mobile games to share the experiences of everyday Africans with a global audience has partnered with Google to host #GameUp Bootcamp in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria. Maliyo Games, a Nigerian mobile game developer has announced a partnership with Google to host #GameUp Bootcamp in...