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Nigerian Digital Bank Kuda Raises $1.6m in Pre-Seed Funding

Nigerian fintech start-up Kuda has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding in preparation for its beta launch as a digital bank. The Lagos and London-based company recently launched the beta version of its online mobile finance platform. Kuda also received its banking license from the Nigerian Central Bank, giving it […]

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Why we Can’t Stop Xenophobic Attacks -S/African Defence Minister

Why We Can’t Stop Xenophobic Attacks – S/African Defence Minister

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, has said that South Africa’s government cannot stop the xenophobic attacks against foreigners because they were planned by criminals. In an interview with eNCA, Mapisa-Nqakula described South Africa as an angry nation and insisted that the government can’t prevent the ongoing violence. “The reality is that […]

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Nigerian Government Commissions Africa’s Largest Off-Grid Power Station

Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, led a delegation for the official launch of a 7.1 MW solar hybrid plant at Bayero University in Kano State. The power plant is currently the largest off-grid power plant in Africa. It is designed to serve the 55,815 students and 3,077 university […]

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LSETF, Access Bank Partner to Empower Women Entrepreneurs with N10bn

LSETF, Access Bank Partner to Empower Women Entrepreneurs with N10bn

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) and Access Bank Plc have launched a partnership to empower women entrepreneurs in the state. The LSETF W initiative which has a total loan portfolio of N10 billion will be available for women who hold at least a 50% ownership share in a […]

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