• Sincerely Accra Podcast

    “Sincerely Accra” Podcast Selected for $100K Africa Podcast Fund by Spotify.

    Sincerely Accra was created to contribute to public discourse on a variety of unfiltered topics affecting life in Ghana and how young adults, millennials, and generation z are getting by. Episodes alternate between vox pops and in-studio interviews predominantly in English, with an occasional blend of Pidgin, Twi, and...
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    Nigeria’s Stears Raises $3.3M to Address Africa’s Data Shortage.

    Stears, a Nigerian data and intelligence company, has raised $3.3 million to address Africa’s data shortage. A Nigerian data and intelligence company, Stears has raised $3.3 million to expand into East and Southern Africa, improve its data collection and analytics capabilities, and acquire talent. MaC Venture Capital led this...
  • mPharma Acquires Majority Stake in Nigeria’s HealthPlus

    mPharma acquisition aligns with the company’s mission to build an Africa in good health by delivering life-changing healthcare services and drugs to improve health outcomes for patients. mPharma, Africa’s leading patient-centred technology-driven healthcare company, has acquired the majority stake in HealthPlus, the leading pharmacy chain in Nigeria. mPharma and...
  • Microsoft

    Microsoft Announces Job Opportunities for Recent African Students for US & Canada.

    Microsoft is hiring final-year students and recent university graduates from Africa for full-time engineering positions in Canada & USA. Microsoft is hiring final-year students and recent graduates from African universities in engineering, computer science or related fields for full-time software engineering roles and will provide successful candidates with relocation...
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    Nigeria’s Sell Harvest Wins N2.5M At Microsoft Agro-Tech Hackathon.

    The first Microsoft Agro-Tech Hackathon in Nigeria was won by Sell harvest, an Agri-tech solution developed by Team Software Chasers. The first Microsoft Agro-Tech Hackathon in Nigeria was won by Sell Harvest, an agri-tech solution developed by Team Software Chasers. The team receives 2.5 million Naira in prize money,...
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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...
  • Uber

    Uber Surpassed one billion rides across Africa.

    Uber has reached a significant milestone by clocking one billion rides across all of its African markets per reports. Uber announced today that it has completed 1 billion rides across all of its African markets. According to the company’s press release, this feat equates to more than 10 billion...
  • 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,...
  • Kenyan-based payroll startup, Workpay, expands to Nigeria.

    Workpay, a Nairobi-based YC graduate, is expanding operations to Nigeria to offer Core HR, Payroll, and employee record services. Workpay, which was founded in 2019, enables SMEs to conveniently manage and pay their employees from anywhere in Africa. People may log time, perform a locally compliant payroll, and pay...
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