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Janngo announces US$66mn fund to back African technology startups

Janngo Capital introJanngo, a pan-African digital platform, has unveiled Janngo Capital Startup Fund, its US$66mn venture capital fund dedicated to financing tech-enabled startup accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa

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UNICEF opens first drone and data academy in Africa

 MG 9367 3UNICEF has announced the opening of the first African Drone and Data Academy (ADDA) in Lilongwe, Malawi, to improve service delivery for children

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Uganda’s digital economy will be powered by open APIs

UNCDF UgandaDuring a workshop on ‘OPEN APIs/ OPEN DATA in the Digital Economy’ held in Kampala, the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) stressed how fast-tracking interoperability between companies will contribute to the growth of the digital economy in Uganda

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Africa helps to drive success of global bitcoin marketplace: Paxful

bitcoin 3137984 640Paxful, a peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, has announced its official 2019 growth metrics

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IFC launches health tech challenge to spur innovation in East African health care

4553118035 64e7d117ed cInternational Finance Corporation, a sister organisation of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group, has called on health tech innovators from around the world to bring their solutions to the East African market to meet the needs of patients and health care providers in the region

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