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Visa seeks 20 startups for Africa fintech acceleration program

Visa, a global payments technology company, is now accepting applications for its Visa Africa Fintech Accelerator program specifically for startups in Africa and will...

Visa launches African fintech startup accelerator programme

Visa is launching a fintech accelerator programme for African startups as part of its recent $1 billion pledge to accelerate the deployment of digital...

Netflix expands operations in Africa

Global streaming giant, Netflix has announced plans to increase its presence in Africa, following the success of its local content production ventures in the...

Bolt to invest $350 million in Africa

Multinational ride-hailing company Bolt has announced its intentions to invest €500 million ($530 million) in Africa over the next two years. This investment, according to...

Vodafone deny allegations it plans to sell Vodacom

Vodafone Group has said there were no discussions underway on the sale of its majority stake in Vodacom, as rumours emerged it was mulling...

Elon Musk’s Starlink coming to more African countries, Ghana included

Even though Elon Musk has shutdown the Twitter Africa office in Ghana, his Starlink internet service is coming to more African countries. Last year, Elon...

Facebook accused in lawsuit of amplifying hate speech in Africa

Meta Platforms is facing a lawsuit in Kenya’s high court accusing the company of failing Africans by amplifying hate speech and incitement to violence...

Microsoft targets Internet expansion in Africa

Microsoft aims to secure Internet access for 100 million more people in Africa by 2025, teaming up with a satellite provider and setting the...

Bill Gates pledges $7 billion to assist Africa

Bill Gates’ philanthropic foundation is pledging more than $7 billion to improve health, gender equality and boost farming productivity in Africa.  The Bill & Melinda...

Google shares progress report on its 5-year $1 billion investment in...

Today, Google announced its plan to establish its first-ever cloud region in Africa in South Africa.  The announcement was made at the 2022 Google for Africa event as...


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