Zimbabwean startup AfriBlocks selected for Techstars Seattle accelerator

BY TOM JACKSON Zimbabwean freelancing platform AfriBlocks has been selected to take part in the Techstars Seattle accelerator, securing access to mentorship, networks and US$120,000 in funding. Founded in 2020, AfriBlocks is a pan-African freelancing marketplace that connects users with remote working opportunities…

Hungry 4.1 million Zimbabweans to receive food aid

by bbcafrica Roughly a quarter of Zimbabwe’s population will receive food aid from the UN to avert a hunger crisis. The World Food Programme (WFP) says it will provide 4.1 million Zimbabweans with cereal, pulses and vegetable oil. Around a…