AI Key to Kenya’s growth, development & democratisation- Says Microsoft

AI has the potential to enhance productivity and growth by expanding opportunities in key sectors for Kenya and the wider continent according to a new whitepaper by microsoft. The whitepaper published by Access Partnership, commissioned by Microsoft, entitled ‘Artificial Intelligence for Africa: An Opportunity for Growth, Development, and Democratisation’...

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KawiSafi Ventures raises $70m to accelerate access to clean energy in East Africa

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Seedstars partners with First Growth Ventures to launch a $100mn sub-Saharan Africa venture fund

Seedstars has partnered with First Growth Ventures' founders Tamim El Zein and Maxime Bouan to launch a $100mn sub-Saharan Africa venture fund....

AfricInvest and Cathay Innovation join forces to launch a $169m Pan-African Venture Fund

AfricInvest, a PE firm in Africa with $1.5bn in assets under management, and Cathay Innovation, the global venture capital fund, have created...

Daystar Power enters Ghana after raising $10m for West Africa expansion

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Mastercard takes a stake in Jumia to accelerate e-commerce growth in Africa

Mastercard has taken a stake in Jumia to grow e-commerce operations and support the digital transformation of the continent.

This virtual incubator has raised a new funding round to accelerate startups across Africa

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KCB to Acquire National Bank of Kenya

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Telkom Kenya Hires Safaricom’s Operations Chief to Drive its Mobile Division

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Jumia’s listing great exit plan for MTN, Rocket Internet

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CDC backs TheBoardroom Africa with £1.6m funding to increase women’s representation in African boardrooms

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CcHUB, Google launch five-city PitchDrive tech tour to help expose African Startups to Asian investors

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