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Mauritius Telecom launches MyT Start-Up package to support local SMEs

Mauritius Telecom (MT) has launched a Plug and Play internet offer, MyT Start-Up, for aspiring entrepreneurs in an effort to give a...

These are the tech trends that will shape your small business in 2022

Coming out the other side of a global crisis and all that South Africa has thrown their way, small businesses and...

Nigerian mobility tech startup raises $31 million to support its Africa expansion

Nigerian mobility tech startup, Metro Africa Express (MAX), has raised $31 million in a Series B funding round and is looking...

Nigeria secures $170 million to support digital and creative startups

The Federal Government of Nigeria has secured a $170 million loan from the African Development Bank to finance a digital and...

TradeDepot secures $110 million funding to extend eCommerce services to SME retailers

B2B eCommerce firm TradeDepot, has announced that it secured $110 million in an equity and debt  funding round to support the...

Mastercard and Meta come together to drive SMEs digitization in MEA

Payments technology firm Mastercard is collaborating with Meta to support the digitization and growth of SMEs across the Middle East and...

Flutterwave launches new e-commerce service to boost SME growth in Africa

Payments technology company Flutterwave, has launched its new e-commerce service, Flutterwave Market – an extension of its Flutterwave Store service, which...

Airtel Business taps Cisco to secure connectivity for SMEs in Africa

Telecoms operator, Airtel Africa, has announced that its B2B provider, Airtel Business, has formed an alliance with Cisco to provide secure...

Call for tech startups to join Adanian Labs venture building program

Pan African venture building incubator Adanian Labs has announced the Adanian Labs Venture Building Program call for startups for 2022.

Amazon accelerator program opens doors for new startups in Africa

Amazon Web Services has launched the AWS Startup Loft Accelerator, a 10-week, virtual, equity-free acceleration program for early-stage startups in Europe,...

Meta boosts African SMEs growth with launch of Business Coach tool on WhatsApp

Meta has launched a WhatsApp-based innovative tool called Facebook Business Coach, for SMEs to learn more about how to grow their...

Cisco partners 4IRI to launch SMME incubation hub in the Western Cape

Cisco has launched an EDGE Centre in the Western Cape province of South Africa in partnership with Fourth Industrial Revolution Incubation...

Top five tips on starting a successful eCommerce business

The global pandemic has redefined the way we work, the way we shop, and even the way we do business. In...

Telkom Business partners Mobiz to support SMMEs growth

Telkom Business, has partnered with South African marketing technology firm company Mobiz, to bring SMS marketing to small, medium, and micro...

Telkom’s Yep! moves to help SMMEs thrive in the digital economy

Telkom Business's online marketplace Yep!, has introduced new digital solutions as part of the Yellow Pages digital suite, to help SMMEs...

Agri-Tech start-up Releaf secures $4.2 million to boost food processing in Nigeria

Agri-tech start-up, Releaf, has raised a total of $4.2 million in seed funding and grants to support the development and scaling...

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MTN Mobile Money Uganda appoints new Managing director

MTN Mobile Money Uganda, a subsidiary of MTN Uganda Limited, has announced the appointment of Richard Yego as its Managing Director...

Netflix injects $1 million towards scholarships in Africa

The world’s leading entertainment streaming service, Netflix, has committed US$1 million towards the newly-established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film...

Kenyan eCommerce firm Copia raises $50 million Africa expansion

Kenyan-based mobile commerce platform and goods distributor Copia Global has raised $50 million from investors to fund its expansion into the...

BCX recognised as a top employer

South African-based ICT company BCX has announced that it has been certified as a top employer in 2022, by the Top...

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