Nigerian Fintech Startup Lemonade Finance Set To Introduce Its Payment Offerings Into The Ghanaian Market


Jan. 13, 2022, 3:37 p.m.

This feature will allow its users to create virtual Naira and Dollar cards to complete transactions on local and international websites. Customers will use their cards to pay for global services like Apple Music and its related services, Netflix, Spotify, Amazon, PayPal, and GooglePay.

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How PiggyVest Helped Nigerians Save $585 Million In 2021


Jan. 5, 2022, 12:49 a.m.

Nigeria-based online savings and investment company PiggyVest announced on January 1st, 2022, via its newsletter that it successfully paid out over N242 billion ($585 million) in 2021 to customers

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Maliyo Games Trains A New Generation Of Game Developers In Ghana, Kenya & Nigeria

Press Release

Jan. 1, 2022, 4:22 p.m.

The five-month virtual program took entry-level developers in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria through a project-based course alongside mentoring from games industry professionals worldwide

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54gene Launches 7RiverLabs, A Diagnostic Arm, Employs 100 Individuals At Sample Centres


Dec. 20, 2021, 3:15 p.m.

Formerly known as DiagnoseMe Africa, 7RiverLabs – named after the seven major rivers on the continent – is designed to equalise precision medicine for African populations.

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Jack Dorsey Appoints 3 Nigerians And A South African As Board Members Of His Bitcoin Trust Fund


Dec. 17, 2021, 11:32 a.m.

According to the former Twitter CEO, these four have worked to promote bitcoin development efforts across Africa and, as such, were selected out of 7000 applicants.

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Nigerian Startup Bill Earns Presidential Approval


Dec. 16, 2021, 7:52 p.m.

On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, Nigeria's Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the country's ambitious Startup Bill, which aims to provide the necessary regulatory support to encourage continuous growth in Africa's most vibrant startup ecosystem.

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