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Kobo360 to Launch in Ghana and Kenya

Kobo360, the technology logistics platform, today announced that it will expand operations into Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya. The announcement follows recent news that the company launched in Lome, Togo – home to West Africa’s largest shipping port, and sees a period of rapid expansion for the African start-up. Backed by international and African investors, …

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Fintech company Amplify acquired by OneFi, fueling effort to shape Nigeria’s fintech infrastructure

Amplified Payments Ltd, a fintech company that builds and facilitates payment solutions and digital financial transactions in Nigeria, has today announced its acquisition by One Finance Limited. The deal, completed for an undisclosed fee, took effect as of March 1st, 2019, and sees OneFi boost its financial services offering, as the company adds Amplify’s assets, …

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Apply: Africa Internship Academy Graduate Program

The Graduate Internship Program is designed for young people and tailored to meet the needs of various graduates who are ready to begin their career journey to gain specialized skills, network extensively, and gain work experience through a two (2) month practical internship. The program is scheduled for two (2) months, with one month being …

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Apply: 2019 Yale Young African Scholars Program

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is a high-intensity academic and leadership program designed for African secondary school students who have the talent, drive, energy, and ideas to make meaningful impacts as young leaders, even before they begin their university studies. YYAS brings together students from across Africa in this seven-day, residential program and introduces them …

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Apply: 2018 Yale Young African Scholars Program

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is a high-intensity academic and leadership program designed for African secondary school students who have the talent, drive, energy, and ideas to make meaningful impacts as young leaders, even before they begin their university studies. YYAS brings together students from across Africa in this seven-day, residential program and …

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USAID and 500Startups Organize “Geeks on a Plane – Africa Tour”

Geeks on a Plane (#GOAP) is an invite-only tour for startups, investors, and executives to learn about high-growth technology markets worldwide. We travel by planes, trains, and automobiles to the most exciting international startup scenes with the sole mission of uniting geeks and exploring cross-border opportunities. The result: a lifelong bond with fellow travelers, a …

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Apply: Village Capital FinTech Africa 2016 Program

Village Capital is looking for entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa for its FinTech Africa 2016 program. The event aims to find startups who are not only in the fintech sector, but will be able to increase the financial health of low-income populations. Village Capital lists criteria such as using data and analytics to leverage credit and payments, increase …

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