Kenyan ed-finance solution Ed Partners Africa raises $1.9m funding round

BY TOM JACKSON Kenyan startup Ed Partners Africa, a non-banking financial institution serving affordable private schools,…

How Local Investors Rallied Behind Nigerian Fintech AppZone In Its $10 million Raise After 12 Years In Existence

This year, Africa-based investors are taking the bull by the horns. They have gone after…

Egyptian trucking marketplace Trella closes $42m funding round for major regional expansion

BY TOM JACKSON Cairo-based digital trucking marketplace Trella has completed a US$42 million Series A funding…

Senegal football star Sadio Mane donates over $600k to help construct a hospital in his hometown

FRANCIS AKHALBEY Liverpool football star and Senegal international Sadio Mane isn’t slowing down with his philanthropic endeavors…

Honoring The Past To Change The Future: Why Investing In SA’s Youth Is Critical

Every year, South Africa remembers and marks the Soweto youth uprising of 16 June 1976. It…

US PR firm launches 2nd edition of a mentorship program for African female founders

BY TOM JACKSON New York-based public relations (PR) company C. Moore Media has launched the second…

A US-born youth who wants to invest in Jamaica

BY ROMARDO LYONS Esli Folkes of New Jersey, United States, has a burning desire to invest…

How Ghana’s Motito is helping small businesses offer interest-free credit to customers

BY TOM JACKSON Ghana’s Motito, a “buy now, pay later” platform, is allowing small businesses to…

Western Cape Non-Profit Company, Outside The Bowl Africa, Targets World Record For Most Potjiekos Pots Cooked By One Person

Wellington-based non-profit company, Outside The Bowl Africa, is planning to set a World Record this October…

Tyrance Billingsley II of Black Tech Street says “to be Black is to be innovative”

by Mike Creef, Staff Writer Tyrance Billingsley II, a Black tech enthusiast, was born in the…