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Breaking News: Nairobi hotel scuffle costs Kenya’s Wapi Pay founders a major investor’s support

Breaking News: Nairobi hotel scuffle costs Kenya’s Wapi Pay founders a major investor’s support

Kepple Africa Ventures participated in Wapi Pay’s $2.2 million pre-seed fundraising round in August. On Tuesday, the Japanese venture capital firm announced it was cutting all ties with the Kenyan fintech startup co-founded by Paul Ndichu and his twin brother, Edward. That decision followed the circulation of a video on social media, which showed two…
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Breaking News: TechCabal Daily – Chipping in 📲

Breaking News: TechCabal Daily – Chipping in 📲

22 OCTOBER, 2021 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Good morning ☀️ ️ Eswatini is blocking internet access again.  This time, though, it’s only partial as mobile operators were ordered to block internet access to Facebook after protests against King Mswati III flared up.  This is the second time this year that Eswatini is blocking internet access, and…
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Breaking News: Here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s new releases

Breaking News: Here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s new releases

Apple’s second fall event, tagged “Apple Unleashed”, happened on Monday October 18 and everybody and their uncles have been talking about the exciting series of updates released at the event.  Unlike its September event that opened with drone-captured California landscapes in the company of live music, this recent event opened in a small garage with instrumental…
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Breaking News: TechCabal Daily – These MFS 🤝

Breaking News: TechCabal Daily – These MFS 🤝

21 OCTOBER, 2021 Good morning ☀️ ️ If this week had a name, it would be owambe, a Yoruba word for an extravagant celebration. There have been three major tech events already: the Apple event on Monday, the Google Pixel 6 event on Tuesday, and Samsung’s event yesterday.  It’s not over yet: Huawei is launching…
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Breaking News: MFS Africa acquires Baxi in Nigeria’s “second-largest” fintech acquisition deal

Breaking News: MFS Africa acquires Baxi in Nigeria’s “second-largest” fintech acquisition deal

In a deal subject to approval from the Central Bank of Nigeria, MFS Africa has signed an agreement to acquire Capricorn Digital, one of Nigeria’s largest digital solutions and distribution companies with a 90,000-strong agent network across the country, for an undisclosed amount. As the largest fintech interoperability hub in Africa, MFS Africa connects banks,…
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