Zambian startup launches super app in a bid to become “WeChat of Africa”

BY TOM JACKSON Zambia-based startup JGo Africa has launched its super app, offering more than 60…

Meet the 7 African startups competing in the Seedstars World regional finals

BY TOM JACKSON Seven African tech startups will compete in the Seedstars World regional finals next…

Key insights from the State of Tech in Africa 2021 report

By Editorial Staff AFRICAN tech accelerator AfricArena has released its State of Tech in Africa 2021 report. The…

14 Ghanaian startups selected for MEST Express Accelerator

BY TOM JACKSON MEST, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, has selected 14 startups for the…

Nigeria’s TalentQL joins Techstars Toronto accelerator

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian recruitment startup TalentQL has been accepted into the Techstars Toronto accelerator programme,…

Nigerian insurtech startup Curacel secures $450k pre-seed round to fund expansion

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian insurtech startup Curacel, an AI-powered platform for claims processing and fraud management…

Nigeria’s Autochek launches online truck loans marketplace

BY TOM JACKSON Auto-tech startup Autocheck has launched a truck loans marketplace in Nigeria and Ghana,…

A Liberian Entrepreneur to Launch Susu App in the United States

By Selma Lomax MONROVIA — A young Liberian entrepreneur, Jacob Roland, is expected to launch My Susu…

Nigerian fintech startup Bankly secures $2m seed funding round

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian fintech startup Bankly has secured US$2 million in seed funding to accelerate…

Rwanda’s Inuma focused on bringing smart city solutions to residents of Kigali

BY TOM JACKSON Rwandan startup Inuma Technology has built up a portfolio of solutions designed to…