SA “Virtual Distribution Platform” Selpal Acquired By FNB

March 26, 2021, 1:07 a.m.

South African startup Selpal, a “virtual distribution platform” that provides an electronically-enabled route to market for FMCG manufacturers and financial service providers, has been acquired by First National Bank (FNB). read more


Botswanan Startup, One Wireless To “WIFI Blanket” The Entire Country

March 26, 2021, 12:54 a.m.

A telecommunications startup One Wireless is on a mission to provide Botswana with fast speeds, affordable rates, and reliable connectivityThis the startup plans to do by deploying Macro WiFi solutions to “ WiFi Blanket” the … read more


Glovo Launches Multi-Category Delivery Service In Ghana

March 25, 2021, 2:29 p.m.

Called Glovo, the multi-category delivery startup acts as an on-demand courier service that purchases, picks up, and delivers products ordered through its mobile app. It aspires to be a multi-category lifestyle app with food delivery … read more


Nigerian Fintech Of The Unbanked Bankly Raises $2M Led By Vault

March 25, 2021, 4:29 a.m.

Today, Bankly, a Nigerian fintech startup digitizing cash for the unbanked, announced that it has closed a $2 million seed round. Founded by Tomilola Adejana and Fredrick Adams in 2018, Bankly is digitizing the informal … read more


Ten Startups To Participate In Pan-African Fintech Acceleration Program

March 25, 2021, 3:55 a.m.

Ten African startups have been given the green card by Pan-African Fintech Accelerator to participate in the first edition of its acceleration program read more


Ghana’s Redbird Raises $1.5M Seed To Expand Access To Rapid Medical Testing In Sub-Saharan Africa

March 24, 2021, 12:46 a.m.

For patients and healthcare professionals to properly track and manage illnesses, especially chronic ones, healthcare needs to be decentralized. It also needs to be more convenient, with a patient’s health information able to follow them … read more