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Africa’s Small Businesses Look To Positively Contribute To Plastic Management Value Chain

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Aug. 11, 2021, 11:43 a.m.

Various news reports indicate that the value and prices (per kilo) of plastic are dropping across markets such as Ethiopia, Nigeria, Tanzania, South Africa, and Kenya.

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Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) Announces FREE Access to Annual “GSE Global Investment Summit” To Connect Founders to Investors

News

July 13, 2021, 4:51 p.m.

The Global Investment Summit is an international program for expert-led debate between global leaders, investors, and innovators with the power to shape the future of global investment.

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Inclusive Fintech 50 Opens Application For Early-stage Fintechs Driving Innovation Amidst COVID-19

Startups

July 7, 2021, 12:14 p.m.

Inclusive Fintech 50, concerning this, wants to make these startups more visible to investors and partners who can help them reach more of the 3 billion financially underserved people

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Vodafone Ghana And Invest In Africa Collaborates To Assist SMEs Improve Their Digital Skills

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July 7, 2021, 11:47 a.m.

The collaboration will give local SMEs custom-tailored digital solutions to help them adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic’s disruptions, continue communicating with customers online and develop their operations.

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Nigeria’s Fairmoney Raises $42 Million Series B To Diversify Its Offerings

Startups

July 2, 2021, 2:40 p.m.

The credit-led neobank offers loans to individuals from USD 3 to USD 1000, ranging from days to six months. Small business loans have become a prominent service most digital banks have begun to offer in Nigeria’s retail sector, and FairMoney sees an opportunity there. From now on, the company will start servicing loans to registered SMEs in Nigeria. “We are going to delve into SME-lending and we will start offering current accounts to our customers,” the CEO of Fairmoney, Hainy, stated.

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Eur350 Million Funding To Be Invested In Venture Capitals Focused On African Startups

Startups

July 1, 2021, 1:45 p.m.

Mubadala Investment Company and BPIfrance have partnered to deploy up to EUR350 million ($416 million) through fund and direct investments in private equity and venture capital with a focus on high-growth African start-ups, SMEs, and mid-caps.

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