Oladunni Adetula

Total 71 Posts
Staff Writer at iAfrikan.

Africa has 477 million mobile phone subscribers

Africa remains the fastest-growing region with 477 million mobile subscribers at the end of 2019. Notably, 272 million people are now mobile internet users, representing 26% of the population.

Founders Factory Africa has invested in HealthTech startup RxAll

Founders Factory Africa (FFA), along with its corporate investors in South Africa, namely Netcare Group and Standard Bank Group, has announced that Healthtech startup, RxAll, has been selected to participate in its Venture Scale program.

E-commerce Venture Capital deals in Africa spiked during the second quarter of 2020

While challenges to adoption still exist, both in terms of customer preferences and inefficiencies in the market, e-commerce is beginning to generate traction both because of necessity and the presence of enabling technologies.

NestlΓ©'s Nespresso invests in the Democratic Republic of Congo's coffee revival

To support the revival of DRC's coffee farming communities and in partnership with the Eastern Congo Initiative, Nespresso is investing CHF 1 million to bring affordable healthcare and access to clean water to communities across South Kivu.

During the second quarter of 2020, there were 2 million phishing attacks across Africa

According to a recent report, 2,023,501 phishing attacks in South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Ethiopia have been detected during the second quarter of 2020.

Standard Chartered and Airtel Africa hope to drive financial inclusion across Africa

The announcement by Standard Chartered and Airtel Africa on their collaboration on co-creating financial services products continues the trend of the rise of Fintech solutions available to Africans.

Mastercard's new solution allows small businesses to accept touchless payments

Mastercard's new solution will allow small businesses to accept touchless payments on their smartphones at no additional hardware costs. It also comes with a plug-&-play e-commerce store builder.