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    d.light Secures $176 Million to Expand Solar Access in East Africa

    The company’s PayGo model allows customers to pay for solar products in installments using mobile money.

    Kenya’s Bio-Logical Secures $1.3M to Expand Biochar Carbon Removal

    The funding round was led by a consortium of high-net-worth individuals and investors, including CrossBoundary, Redshaw Advisors, and existing investor, the Steyn Group.

    Kenyan Beauty Startup Uncover Skincare Raises $1.4M in Seed Funding Round

    The company employs an omnichannel approach, combining a robust online platform with partnerships with leading retailers to ensure visibility, trust, and product availability. This hybrid strategy is crucial for success in the African beauty market.

    Antler Nairobi Opens Applications for $2M Startup Accelerator

    Each selected company will receive a $200,000 investment.
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    Mobility Startup Zeelo Exits South Africa, Hands Reins to Ride-Sharing Rival LULA

    Zeelo, a US-based company that launched its South African operations in 2019, has decided to exit the market to focus on its core markets in the US, UK, and Ireland.

    Egypt’s dopay Secures $13.5M to Expand Digital Payroll Solutions for Underbanked Workers

    dopay’s expansion plans include the development of a self-financing lending model in collaboration with partner banks, which will leverage deposited funds to create a sustainable lending portfolio

    Payment License: Algerian Super-App Yassir Charges into Moroccan Fintech Arena

    Yassir’s expansion in Morocco is part of a broader continental growth strategy, supported by a successful Series B funding round that raised $150 million in 2022

    Nigerian Stocks Go Mobile: NGX Invest Opens Stock Market to Everyone

    The platform’s launch is timely, coinciding with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) recapitalization directive, which has spurred numerous offers for subscription and rights announcements by Nigerian banks.

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    Mobility Startup Zeelo Exits South Africa, Hands Reins to Ride-Sharing Rival LULA

    Zeelo, a US-based company that launched its South African operations in 2019, has decided to exit the market to focus on its core markets in the US, UK, and Ireland.

    Egypt’s dopay Secures $13.5M to Expand Digital Payroll Solutions for Underbanked Workers

    dopay’s expansion plans include the development of a self-financing lending model in collaboration with partner banks, which will leverage deposited funds to create a sustainable lending portfolio

    d.light Secures $176 Million to Expand Solar Access in East Africa

    The company’s PayGo model allows customers to pay for solar products in installments using mobile money.

    New US Parole Program Offers 5-Year Visa to African Startups with $260K+ Raised

    To qualify, entrepreneur must have a significant ownership stake (at least 10%) in a U.S.-based startup that was formed within the last five years.