Nigeria’s 54gene unveils world-class scientific research laboratory in Lagos State

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian startup 54gene has unveiled its new lab in Lagos State, capable of…

Nigerian startup Autochek opens Accra office as it begins expansion process

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian auto-tech startup Autochek has launched an office in Accra as it aims…

SA startup launched to help users save money on legal fees

BY TOM JACKSON South African startup Legal Lens has launched in a bid to protect companies,…

Nigeria ed-tech startup ulesson raises $7.5m Series A round for African expansion

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian ed-tech startup uLesson, launched by Konga founder Sim Shagaya, has raised a…

Tanzanian fintech startup NALA launching money transfer app in the UK

BY TOM JACKSON Tanzanian fintech startup NALA is launching a new money transfer app in the…

Applications open for Somali female-focused accelerator program

BY TOM JACKSON Somali accelerator and investor Innovate Ventures has opened applications for its Women in…

How Social Media Is Helping Queer Nigerians Come Out, Find Community

BY DAVID AKINFENWA Nigeria recently emerged as one of the highest users on a popular gay…

Egyptian e-commerce startup Opio raises $300k seed round

 BY TOM JACKSON Egyptian startup Opio, a direct to consumer everyday women’s wear brand, has raised…

Ghanaian fintech startup OZÉ closes $700k seed funding round

BY TOM JACKSON Ghana-based fintech startup OZÉ, which is focused on helping small businesses grow by…

Egyptian startup CreditGO launches payments solution for small businesses

BY TOM JACKSON Egyptian startup CreditGO has launched a B2B payment aggregator and merchant wallet for…