Afrika Needs More Technology Focused Academics To Propel It Forward

Like Harvard University, Uganda's Makerere University has birthed notable alumni including Nobel laureates, presidents, scientists and some of the finest thinkers the world has been blessed with. Before delving into the finer details and sanctity of the prestigious Ivy League university — pitted against a struggling third world university - I…

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How Numida Is Using Alternative Data To Help Afrikan SMEs To Access Growth Credit

Mina Shahid is the co-founder and co-CEO of Numida, a financial management mobile application that uses cash flow and behavioral data to unlock financing for potentially over twenty two million African small businesses and enterprises. When Mina, a Canadian-born systems engineer of Egyptian descent, starts talking about his startup, he…

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