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Nigeria’s Paga acquires Apposit, confirms Mexico and Ethiopia expansion

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Nigerian digital payments startup Paga has acquired Apposit, a software development company based in Ethiopia, for an undisclosed amount. That’s just part of Paga’s news. The...
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African fintech firm Flutterwave raises $35M, partners with Worldpay

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San Francisco and Lagos-based fintech startup Flutterwave has raised a $35 million Series B round and announced a partnership with Worldpay FIS for payments in Africa. With...
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Catalyst Fund gets $15M from JP Morgan, UK Aid to back 30 EM fintech startups

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The Catalyst Fund has gained $15 million in new support from JP Morgan and UK Aid and will back 30 fintech startups in Africa, Asia,...
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2019 Africa Roundup: Jumia IPOs, China goes digital, Nigeria becomes fintech capital

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2019 brought more global attention to Africa’s tech scene than perhaps any previous year. A high profile IPO, visits by both Jacks (Ma and Dorsey),...
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I lived through Aids denialism in South Africa. Morrison’s slippery climate stance is doomed | Sisonke Msimang | Opinion

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It is painful to watch political denial in action. Believe me, I’ve been down this road before. I lived through Aids denialism in South Africa...
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Africa Roundup: Nigerian fintech gets $360M, mints unicorn, draws Chinese VC

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November 2019 could mark when Nigeria (arguably) became Africa’s unofficial capital for fintech investment and digital finance startups. The month saw $360 million invested in...