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Startup Battlefield

Techcrunch Startup battlefield returns to Africa

Techcrunch Startup battlefield returns to Africa TechCrunch is headed to Lagos to host the second Startup Battlefield Africa competition on December 11! Last year, Techcrunch held its first Startup Battlefield Africa in Nairobi, where startups from across the continent highlighted how technology is optimizing supply chains, increasing access to education, strengthening farmers’ revenues and so…

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Code for Africa

Code for Africa is Hiring a Programme Manager

Code for Africa (CfA) – one of our longest serving members – is hiring a Programme Manager to lead its Academy team based out of one of its main Africa offices: Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania), Cape Town (South Africa) or Nairobi (Kenya). About Code for Africa Code for Africa (CfA) is the continent’s largest federation…

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Geoffrey Shimanyula, Chief Commercial Officer at Liquid Telecom Kenya on Africa abandoning Internet Satellite status

Africa abandoning Internet satellite status

Africa abandoning Internet satellite status By Geoffrey Shimanyula, Chief Commercial Officer at Liquid Telecom Kenya Africa’s Internet life began as an outpost on the world network. Any Internet user in Nairobi calling up, say, a website in Kampala would trigger a data signal that travelled all the way to Europe to join and get routed…

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Zambezi Prize Innovation on Financial Inclusion

Four Kenyan Start-ups among finalists of Zambezi Prize

Four Kenyan Start-ups among finalists of Zambezi Prize Four Kenyan Start-ups, have been named among the top ten finalists of the 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion organized by The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation. The four Kenyan companies…

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LC WAIKIKI ON TWO RIVERS MALL

Job Opportunity for Section Manager at LC Waikiki

LC Waikiki is looking to hire a Section Manager for its Two Rivers Mall Store, in Nairobi Kenya. The position’s key responsibility will include managing and organizing related sections in the store, coordinating and leading highly motivated store team, efficient work force scheduling and achieving the given sales targets. On qualifications, the applicant should have…

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Branch International CEO Matt Flannery

Branch International, VISA get in Microcredit Partnership

Branch gets in Microcredit Partnership with VISA Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, and international mobile financial services firm and Branch  International have announced a partnership under which  Branch will offer custom financing to merchants who accept payment via Visa (Visa on mobile or Card). The loans will provide merchants with funds to grow…

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