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African genomics startup 54gene raises $15M led by Adjuvant Capital

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Greater availability of African genomic data could lead to medical breakthroughs for the continent’s 1.2 billion people. That’s the driving proposition of 54gene — a...
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Africa Roundup: Africa’s tech ecosystem responds to COVID-19

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In March, the virus gripping the world — COVID-19 — started to spread in Africa. In short order, actors across the continent’s tech ecosystem began...
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Jumia adapts Pan-African e-commerce network in response to COVID-19

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Pan-African e-commerce company Jumia is adapting its digital retail network to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Nigeria headquartered operation — with online goods and...
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3 Debit Cards Nigerians Can Use to Spend Cryptocurrencies in Stores and Online

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Options to acquire cryptocurrencies in Nigeria have been growing in number, along with increasing interest in bitcoin. Nigerians are also starting to see more opportunities...
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CcHub funds tech to curb COVID-19 on concerns of an Africa outbreak

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Africa’s largest innovation incubator, CcHub, will offer funding and engineering support to tech projects aimed at curbing COVID-19 and its social and economic impact. The...
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Visa partners with Paga on payments and fintech for Africa and abroad

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Visa has entered a partnership with Nigeria based startup Paga on payments and technology. Founded in Lagos, Paga scaled its fintech business in West Africa,...
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Google, Toyota invest in WhereIsMyTransport to map transport in emerging cities

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In emerging markets, up to 80% of the population may have to rely on informally-run public transport to get around. Literally, privately-run buses and cars....