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Goldman leads $30M Twiga raise, China grows tech influence, Jumia weathers lockup-expiry – TechCrunch

Kenya’s Twiga Foods raised a total of $30 million in October from lenders and investors led by Goldman Sachs. This…

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CcHub’s iHub acquisition, Andela’s $50M run-rate and layoffs, Transsion’s IPO – TechCrunch

Two of Africa’s powerhouse tech incubators joined forces in September. Nigerian innovation center and seed-fund CcHub acquired Nairobi based iHub. The…

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DHL expands Africa eShop online retail app to 34 countries – TechCrunch

DHL  has expanded its DHL Africa eShop business to 13 additional markets, upping the presence of the global shipping company’s…

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Urbvan raises $9 million for its private shuttle service in Mexico – TechCrunch

As cities in emerging markets grapple with increasingly traffic-clogged and dangerous streets, Urbvan, a startup providing private, high-end transportation shuttles…