BitPesa gains investment to grow BitCoin business in Africa

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BitFury Group, the world’s leading Bitcoin Blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company, has made an investment in BitPesa, one of Africa’s leading bitcoin payment platforms.

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Tech boom in Nigeria boosting demand for rooms and creating new businesses

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Nigeria’s rapidly expanding tech scene is creating opportunities in other sectors such as hospitality where soaring demand means hotel prices are among the top five in the world according to travel experts Hogg Robinson.

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Building a better Africa one sticky note at a time

David (2)Work day and night for several months on a massive coding project for a blue-chip company, produce fantastically engineered code, only to find it never seeing the light of day because it actually was never really needed? – Jeremy George.

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Ghana: iSpace Foundation hosting Social Impact Week in Accra

ispaceThe iSpace Foundation in collaboration with their partners at Making All Voices Count, Hivos, The Doen Foundation and Indigo Trust will host Social Impact Week, a week long business innovation and ideas challenge, with a focus on social change.

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Seedstars Africa bringing top startups, mentors and investors together in Morocco

seedstars-africa300 African startups, investors, speakers and mentors from over 20 different countries across Africa and Europe will be at Seedstars Africa along with Appsafrica.com for the first edition of an annual Africa Summit on January 30th in Casablanca, Morocco.

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Video: South African start-up matching pictures to sound in real-time

LT9E_J24Taking photos, selfies and sharing your life with the world is easy but sometimes the context can be lost with no audio, while sharing a video on mobile in Africa incurs high data charges.

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Suregifts launches new credit platform

Surecredit NigeriaWhile Nigerian consumers have some credit options, they are largely difficult to access because of the very high interest rates, difficult payment terms and demand for collateral. This is why many consumers are reluctant to seek credit. 

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