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Nigeria: PENG Helps African Celebrities Connect With Their Fans Through Personalised Videos

Aug. 24, 2020, 2:49 p.m.

Nigerian startup PENG is bridging the gap between African talent and their fans by allowing people to book and pay for personalised video shoutouts from their favourite celebrities. read more

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AfriLab Welcomes 27 New Members

Aug. 21, 2020, 5 p.m.

AfriLab, a Pan-African network organization, has recently welcomed 27 new members, which has led to an increase in its membership from 198 to 225 across 47 African countries. read more


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Mauritius: Startup Bongéni Launches Same-day Delivery, Logistics Platform

Aug. 21, 2020, 1:23 p.m.

Mauritian tech startup Bongéni has launched an online platform where individuals and businesses who seek moving and home delivery services can be matched with relevant transportation options provided by a fleet of independent drivers. read more


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South Africa: Newly Launched Ride-Hailing Service Promises Drivers 40% Profit Share

Aug. 20, 2020, 2:31 p.m.

A local startup in South Africa has launched a ride-hailing mobile application platform that promises drivers better payment compared to that of other competing ride-hailing apps. read more

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Eleven African AI Startups Participate In First Africa Artificial Intelligence Accelerator Cohort Hosted In Ghana

Aug. 20, 2020, 2:05 p.m.

Eleven innovation-driven Artificial Intelligence (AI) startups from Ghana, South Africa, Rwanda, and Uganda have been selected to take part in this edition of the Africa AI accelerator program, hosted by Ghana Tech lab in partnership … read more


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Facebook Login Now Required To Use Oculus VR Headsets

Aug. 20, 2020, 12:16 p.m.

Starting from October 2020, users of new Oculus headsets will now need to log in with their Facebook accounts before they will be able to use the device. read more

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