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Nigeria: Dating App Reaches 10,000 Subscribers In 65 African Countries

July 29, 2020, 2:15 p.m.

Vybe, a Nigerian dating app in Lagos, has amassed a total of 10,000 subscribers in 65 African countries since its launch in April 2019. read more

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Ghana: Ghana Tech Lab Hosts Makers Assemble Pitch Summit

July 16, 2020, 2:07 p.m.

The Makers Assemble Pitch Summit came off yesterday at Ghana Tech Lab (GTL) in Accra. A total of 20 participants participated in the pitching process, where they pitched critical Personal Protective Equipment for COVID-19. read more


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TradeDepot Raises $10 million In Pre-Series B Equity Round

July 14, 2020, 4 p.m.

TradeDepot, a Nigerian business to business (B2B) eCommerce platform, has raised an amount of $10 million in a pre-Series B equity round. The round was led by Partech, International Finance Corporation, Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative … read more


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"Google Play Store Apps Protection Not Enough", Mobile Researcher Laments

July 13, 2020, 3:59 p.m.

Aviran Hazum, Manager of Mobile Research for CheckPoint has indicated that Google Play Store protections are not enough in the wake of Google banning and removing apps from Play Store. read more

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Top 6 Apps To Overcome Nomophobia

July 13, 2020, 2:58 p.m.

Nomophobia is the irrational fear of being without your mobile phone. The word is derived from the expression “no-mobile-phone”. Nomophobia, in other words, is simply phone addiction. read more


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Zambian Fintech Startup Raises $1 Million To Upscale Businesses

July 10, 2020, 3:30 p.m.

Zambian microfinance startup, Lupiya has raised an amount of $1million to provide more financial services to Zambians. read more

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