With $15 million in edtech accelerator funds, CcHub will support 72 startups in Nigeria and Kenya

CcHUB, a well-known African innovation hub, has announced plans to launch The Edtech Fellowship Program, which will provide $15 million in funding to edtech firms in Nigeria and Kenya. The program’s goal is to develop a new ecosystem of edtech businesses that will shape the future of the education solutions industry. According to Bosun Tinjani, Co-founder and CEO of CcHUB, “if we…
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UBA appoints first female African business CEO.

The board of Directors of the United Bank for Africa Plc, has appointed Mrs Abiola Bawuah, as chief executive officer of UBA Africa. The bank disclosed via a statement on Monday that Bawuah would also join the group board as an executive director, overseeing the Group’s…

VerifyMe receives ISO certifications

Leading identity and Know Your Customer (KYC) technology company, VerifyMe Nigeria, has been awarded two ISO certifications by the International Organization for Standardization. The certifications are: QMS ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System) and ISMS ISO/IEC…

Uyi Godson, CEO of Still Broke, shared a checklist for event promoters before booking artists.

Serial entrepreneur Uyi Godson, co-founder of Still Broke Limited, and associate of Wizkid recently used social media to offer a checklist of the most crucial actions a promoter should take in order to create a successful music event and book musicians. It is straightforward but worth mentioning to prevent event cancellation and reduce return on investment (ROI), as occurred to Wizkid in Ghana…
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Norebase Secured a $1 million Pre-Seed Funding

Norebase, a Nigerian-based tradetech company launched in 2021, has secured a $1 million pre-seed funding round to accelerate plans to build a plug-and-play company incorporation technology. According to the company, the funding will broaden its trademark registration…

Tesla CEO Elon Musk acquires 9.2% stake in Twitter

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has acquired a 9.2 per cent stake in Twitter, making him its largest shareholder. Mr Musk owns 73,486,938 shares of Twitter, which represents a 9.2 per cent stake in the company, according to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)13G…