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Drone delivery startup Zipline launches UAV medical program in Ghana

Zipline begins US medical delivery with UAV program honed in Africa

African logistics startup Lori Systems raises Series A led by Chinese investors

Norrsken opens East Africa startup fund and hub in Kigali

Kenya turns to MPesa mobilemoney to stem the spread of COVID19

Africa turns to mobile payments as a tool to curb COVID19

TechCrunchs Startup Battlefield is coming soon to Beirut So Paolo and Lagos

Africa Roundup: Jumias IPO DHL launches Africa eShop Cathays 168M VC fund ConnectMed acquired

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 accepted into YC raises 12 million

Novastar Ventures becomes 200M African VC fund after 108M raise

Nigerias Paga acquires Apposit confirms Mexico and Ethiopia expansion

A snapshot of the leading startups in Africas top VC markets

Nigerias Gokada raises 53M round for its motorcycle ridehail biz

Goldman backed ventures Jumia and Twiga partner on produce in Kenya

MAXng raises 7M round backed by Yamaha and pilots EVs in Nigeria

Sim Shagayas uLesson African edtech startup raises 31M

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

TechCrunchs Startup Battlefield is coming soon to Beirut So Paulo and Lagos

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

Only 2 of genomic material available for research comes from Africa 54gene wants to change that

SunCulture wants to turn Africa into the worlds next bread basket one solar water pump at a time

Sokowatch closes 2 million seed round to modernize Africas B2B retail

Samasource raises 148M for global AI data biz driven from Africa

Kenya turns to its mobilemoney dominance to stem the spread of COVID19

Africa Roundup: Yamaha backs MAX Founders Factory and Norrsken support startups inside Ethiopias tech scene

AWS partners with Kenyas Safaricom on cloud and consulting services

Africa Roundup: Trumps Nigeria ban Pagas acquisition and raises Flutterwaves 35M and Sendys 20M

Two years after a first close 500 Startups wraps its Middle East fund with 33 million

Startups BRCK and Swvl partner on free WiFi for Kenyan ridehail buses

Nigerias CcHub acquires Kenyas iHub to create mega Africa incubator

Africa Roundup: Trumps Nigeria ban Pagas acquisition and raises Fluterwave 35M Sendy 20M

Kenyan telco Safaricoms Alpha incubator faces uncertain future

Africa Roundup: Canal acquires ROK Flutterwave and Alipay partner OPay raises 50M

Africa Roundup: Africas tech ecosystem responds to COVID19

Africa Roundup: Visa connects to MPesa Flutterwave enters ecommerce

Why COVID19 could delay Interswitch Africas next big IPO

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

Partech is doubling the size of its African venture fund to 143 million

SimbaPay launches Kenya to China payment service via WeChat

Africa Roundup: TLcom closes 71M fund Jumo raises 55M AWS partners with Safaricom

Umba a digital bank for emerging markets raises 2M Seed funding to expand across Africa

MallforAfrica goes global Kobo360 and Sokowatch raise VC France explains its 76M fund

Visa and Kenyas Safaricom partner on MPesa payments and tech

Nigerias Helium Health raises 10M Series A for Africa expansion

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

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises 6M expands in Africa