Hosted by the Ministry of Petroleum (MoP) and attended by industry executives and international stakeholders, the event signifies an historic moment in the country’s budding oil and gas sector South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum (MoP) officially launched the country’s first-ever oil and...
Startups are about to explore a world of possibilities in the paints and coatings industry – Paint the Future’s second global startup challenge launched May 18. Led by AkzoNobel (AKZA; AKZOY) and powered by thousands of connections around the world, Paint the Future has become the...
MicroEnsure (now part of the Micro Insurance Company) and ImaliPay are partnering to deliver digital insurance products to Africa's gig workers. These unique insurance products will provide this underserved sector with a safety net, so when the unexpected happens, people are able to bounce back swiftly.
Invest in the technology, embed the security, but don't forget that people are your most important asset Security. This is a word that can make a grown CFO tremble and an entire SOC crumble. It is the word that captures a complex landscape littered...
Against almost impossible odds, PROTEC’s 2020 matriculants achieved a 100% pass rate because the non-profit organisation, which develops maths and science competence in under-resourced high schools around South Africa, pulled out the stops to adapt to the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions – and delivered support, resources and tuition...
Wealth Migrate SA (Pty) Ltd has been approved as a Category I Financial Services Provider Online investing portal Wealth Migrate SA (Pty) Ltd has been approved as a Category I Financial Services Provider - FSP 47394, which allows it to provide its...
MyCountry MyWorld (http://MyCountryMyWorld.com) is set to launch MY! a social media platform for Africans by Africans providing possibilities in world exploration by giving users the opportunity to bring their country and world to each other. MY! A social media platform is set to be...
AURA, South Africa’s leading security and medical response platform, recently announced its expansion into Kenya, followed closely by a move into the UK where it aims to have over 10,000 users receiving the company’s service within seven months. Later this year, the startup will look at possible...
OKO, an Insurtech start-up that provides inclusive agricultural insurance to secure farmers’ income across Africa, has closed a Seed investment of $1.2 million. The round was led by Newfund and ResiliAnce. Mercy Corps Venture, Techstars, ImpactAssets, and RaSa also participated in the round. The...
The Kenya Private Sector Alliance and The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) are proud to announce collaboration to promote, support and facilitate bilateral trade and investment opportunities from Canada into Kenya. The first engagement will be a virtual trade mission to Kenya from Canada...
Africanhair PLC, trading as BeautyClick, a leading beauty e-commerce company has announced its intention to raise new equity by listing at the Nairobi Securities Exchange.  Founded in 2016 by Danish investors, BeautyClick is a pioneering beauty e-commerce company that has grown to be the...
Kenyan agency banking startup Tanda is expanding its operations regionally after securing funding from early-stage African tech investor HAVAÍC, Zedcrest Capital, DFS Lab, Victor Asemota and three other investors. Tanda has also secured key strategic partnerships with Mastercard and Interswitch which will further accelerate its...
Every year hundreds of the world's most promising innovations in the field of justice apply to the Innovating Justice Challenge. Do you want your justice startup to grow with our Justice Accelerator Programme? Then read on…. What is the Innovating Justice Challenge?
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic Facebook has been working to connect people to accurate information and reduce misinformation on its platforms. Last month it announced the biggest worldwide campaign (https://bit.ly/3cGJamf) to promote authoritative information about Covid-19 vaccines - working to remove false vaccine claims, reduce distribution of...