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    Business Norwegian Accelerator Pangea to invest up to $500,000 into startups in Kenya –

    Pangea, a platform connecting African startups with international investment & expertise, has launched its accelerator program in Kenya and is set to invest up to 500,000 USD into ten final startups in Kenya. Pangea is working with Kenya’s Strathmore University’s @iLabAfrica accelerator to link...
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    Business BBOXX launches pay-as-you-go solar systems in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    A next generation utility, has launched pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar systems in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in collaboration with solar component manufacturer Victron Energy. According to Mansoor Hamayun, Chief Executive Officer of BBOXX: “We are already making an impact in rural DRC...
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    Business MoneyGram to Use Ripple’s XRP for Faster International Payments.

    The global remittance market is a big business. In 2016, remitters sent nearly $600 billion in cross-border payments to help support family members living in their home countries or to settle transactions with business partners. Money transfer companies allow people to send cross-border...
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    Business Uber Eats set to launch in Kenya –

    Uber Eats is set to launch in Kenya and the firm is hiring a Marketplace Operations Manager to scale and develop its food delivery platform in the market. According to a job posting by Uber on Ringier’s BrighterMonday the firm is looking at someone strong enough to coordinate relations between...
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    Business Uber partners Star Assurance to offer new insurance plan for riders in Ghana

    Uber has anounced a new insurance policy designed to cover accidental rider injuries while on a trip with Uber in Ghana in a move to prioritize the safety and security of users. This new policy for riders, which takes effect from now, is provided by Star Assurance Company Ltd, a trusted …...