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Wakanow.com: The Carlyle Group to Invest $40MN in the Major Online Travel Agency in West Africa

Global alternative asset manager, The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) announced that it has agreed to invest US$40mn in Wakanow.com Limited […]

Apply to Pitch Live at Africa Startup Summit. Deadline Jan. 11, 2019

Applications are open to startups from around the continent to pitch live at the Africa Startup Summit in Kigali on […]

Nigeria’s OneFi Secures First Ever Credit Rating for an African Fintech

One Finance Limited [OneFi] today announces that is has been assigned a “BB” rating with a Stable outlook, from Global […]

AfricInvest Has Announced Its MPEF IV Final Close for Startups in Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco

AfricInvest, a leading pan-African mid-cap-focused private equity firm, announces the final close of its North African Fund, Maghreb Private Equity […]

Facebook Heads to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield 2018 in Lagos to Celebrate African Innovation

In line with its commitment to growing Africa’s technology start-up ecosystem and its passion for developing diverse, young talent, Facebook […]

4 Startups Received $25,000 Each in Investment from Honeywell Group

Lagos-based accelerator and investment vehicle Itanna, backed by leading Nigerian corporate the Honeywell Group, held its inaugural Demo Day, marking […]

SimbaPay Now Enables Instant Money Transfers from Kenya to China via WeChat

SimbaPay and Family Bank Limited have launched an instant money transfer service from Kenya to China through WeChat. Over seven […]

CDC Commits US$25mn to Nigerian SMEs, Emphasizing Its Plan to Invest US$4.5BN in Africa

CDC Group plc, the UK’s development finance institution, has announced a commitment of US$25 million to a local fund backing […]

Publiseer Expands to South Africa, the Country It Borrowed Its Name From

Publiseer took to its Facebook page to announce its third expansion outside its home country, Nigeria. This time, the digital […]

APPLY: Africa Business Club New Venture Competition in 2019. Deadline, 30th November

The Harvard Business School invites applications for their Africa Business Club New Venture Competition in 2019 and as part of […]