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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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Nigeria’s CcHub acquires Kenya’s iHub to create mega Africa incubator – TechCrunch

Two of Africa’s powerhouse tech incubators will join forces. Nigerian innovation center and seed-fund CcHub has acquired Nairobi based iHub…

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Africa’s ride-hail markets are hot spots for startups and VC – TechCrunch

When it comes to VC, vehicles, and startups, Africa’s ride-hail markets are becoming a multi-wheeled and global affair. The big…

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Nigeria’s Gokada raises $5.3M round for its motorcycle ride-hail biz – TechCrunch

In many large cities across Africa, motorcycle taxies are as common as yellow-cabs in New York. That includes Lagos, Nigeria,…