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BitPesa, an online payment platform, has expanded to Ghana

BitPesa, an online payment platform has officially announced its expansion to Ghana. This was through the company's blog. "We’re thrilled to announce that BitPesa is now live in Ghana," wrote BitPesa. Adding...
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BBOXX raises €1 Million to scale up operations in Kenya

BBOXX, a plug & play solar systems company has announced its 9th round of investment. The company raised €1 million through TRINE, a crowd-investment platform for off-grid solar energy. BBOXX wrote; “the...

How to fix Uganda’s education system

On the 15th of February, New Vision, the country’s biggest newspaper, published an article to clarify the matters around the closing down of Bridge Academies in Uganda. Bridge is an investor and...
Drone school outreach in Mukono by the DronNerd team

This Ugandan startup is using Drones in an unconventional way

When you talk about drones in Africa, most think of the much-publicized use of drones to deliver blood in Rwanda. Another quick one would be a similar case in Tanzania . Uganda isn’t...
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Old Mutual’s Startupbootcamp FastTrack to take place at Nakawa Business Park

StartupBootCamp (SBC) Africa FastTrack is coming back to Kampala according to the communication we have received. Organized by SBC Africa, FastTracks are informal events hosted all over the world. SBC plans to...
Jumia

Cash-on-delivery still preferred mode of payment, Jumia Mobile Reports

Today, Jumia Uganda has released its mobile report ahead of its looming Mobile Week. It joins Kenya and Nigeria also published their mobile reports recently. But, all reports say that cash-on-delivery...
Village capital

Village Capital launches an arm targeting multinational corporations

Village capital has launched Village Capital Innovations, an arm aimed at multinational corporations. Communication from Allie Burns, MD Village Capital, says that Village Capital Innovations will help "partners work with entrepreneurs...

UNCDF tasks six companies to offer clean cooking solutions in Uganda

UNCDF’s CleanStart has selected six companies to "deliver clean cooking solutions to Ugandans." It says that these are “partners whose business models present innovative features to deliver clean cookstoves to the...
M-Kopa

Kenya’s M-KOPA raises additional $10 Million in funding

Kenyan-based 'pay-as-you-go' energy provider M-KOPA, has raised $10 Million in funding. FinDev Canada, Canada's newly launched development finance institution, announced the deal yesterday as reported by Cision. The institution was...
Henri Nyakarundi ARED

We raised funding from Greentec & Village Capital, Henri Nyakarundi

Henri Nyakarundi is the founder of Rwanda-Headquartered ARED Group. ARED stands for African Renewable Energy Distributors. The company describes itself as a HaaS, a “Hard-tech as a Service”. It recently expanded...