Tom Jackson
Apr 20, 2020

Zipline using drones to deliver COVID-19 test samples in Ghana

Company says service has improved the Ghanaian government’s ability to more quickly monitor the spread of the virus.
Feb 26, 2020

SA Fintech JUMO secures US$55-million

Investment will be used for further geographic expansion.

Tarya Fintech Africa targets early expansion

Company currently engaged with cocoa farmers in Ghana, but eyes expansion into Nigeria.
Dec 12, 2019

M-KOPA Solar rolls out solar-powered fridges across Kenya

Solution will be rolled out across 65 retail outlets.
Dec 5, 2019

Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa

Company launches to help small business fund Facebook adverts.

Andela launches Egypt as first fully remote centre

Company has hired over 80 top engineers from Cairo, Alexandria, Damnhour, Port Saeed and Mansoura.
Sep 23, 2019

Futures digital asset exchange OKEx enters Africa

Operation aims to usher in a new era of cryptocurrency adoption.

Solar firm BBOXX secures additional US$50-million

Pay-as-you-go company to scale faster with latest Series D funding.
Aug 13, 2019

Nigerian payments company TechAdvance raises US$1-million

Fund will be used for business model transformation and expansion into emerging markets.

Sure Chill raises £4-million for Africa expansion

Health-focused cooling tech firm to focus on key markets in 2020.

French taxi app raises US$38-million for Francophone Africa expansion

Uber competitor plans to launch in Algeria, Cameroon and Senegal in 2019.