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Ugandas Rocket Health raises 5M in round led by Creadev to scale telemedicine across Africa

These investors want to back ridiculously early femaleled African startups

Mexican venture firm ALL VP has a 73 million first close on its latest fund

Nigerias Interswitch confirms 1B valuation after Visa investment

How emerging technologies can create a more equitable world

A newly discovered malware hijacks Facebook Business accounts

Wale Ayeni head of investments for IFC in Africa Middle East and Central Asia is leaving the firm

VertoFX raises 2M for its African and EM currency trading platform

African payment startup Chipper Cash raises 138M Series A

3D printing will bring artificial limbs to patients in Madagascar and Togo

Nigerian YCbacked startup Anchor comes out of stealth with 1M to scale its bankingasaservice platform

Techstars CEO Malle Gavet outlines the accelerators newest program in Africa

Africas mobilebased healthcare initiatives need regulatory and community support not just funding

Kuda the African challenger bank raises 55M at a 500M valuation

QED makes its first African investment backing Nigerian fintech TeamApt in 50M deal

The tale of 2 challenger bank models

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

Sun King raises 260M to widen clean energy access in Africa Asia

Solar based ISP startup Tizeti launches 4G LTE network in Nigeria

Snap up a spectator ticket to Startup Battlefield Africa 2018

Trump to halt immigration from Africas top tech hub Nigeria

LetsTransport raises 135M to digitize and improve lastmile logistics in India

MaxAB gets an extra 15M acquires YCbacked Moroccan startup WaystoCap

Kenyabased agritech Apollo raises 40 million in Softbankled round joined by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative CDC

A look into the British DFIs plan to invest in African economies venture funds and tech startups

The intensifying battle for Africas burgeoning tech landscape

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

After its first 54M fund Algebra Ventures launches 90M fund for startups in Egypt

Zambian card issuing startup Union54 raises 12M led by Tiger Global

Egyptian investment app Thndr nabs 20M from Tiger Global Prosus Ventures and others

Egyptian fintech Paymob raises 50M led by PayPal Ventures and Kora Capital

Payment startup Chipper Cash raises 6M for Southern Africa expansion

Apply for a free ticket to Startup Battlefield Africa 2018

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

Companybuilder VC Antler says it can back startups to Series C but what are its terms

YCs latest batch cuts African startup presence by more than half

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises 6M expands in Africa

Fintech Farm nabs 74M to launch neobanks in Nigeria and other emerging markets

Byjus targets global expansion for its digital education service after raising 540M

Nigerias internet regulator releases draft to regulate Google Facebook TikTok and others

MallforAfrica and DHL launch MarketPlace Africa global ecommerce site

Tunisian enterprise AI startup InstaDeep raises 100M from AI Capital BioNTech Google

Zembo nabs 34 million from Toyota DOB Equity and InfraCo Africa to grow its motorcycle startup in Uganda

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

A conversation with Tunde Kehinde of Lidya on finance and the digital divide

Scientists in Ghana want to fight child pneumonia with beads

African fintech firm Flutterwave raises 35M partners with Worldpay

Daily Crunch: Indias Central Bank says cryptocurrency may even be worse than Ponzi schemes

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in 60 markets

Ghanas OZ gets 3M to scale its digital recordkeeping and embedded finance products