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“We’ll build a future without financial barriers in Africa” says Kora CEO Dickson Nsofor, as Kenya drops money laundering allegations

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Kenya’s Asset Recovery Agency (ARA) has cleared Nigerian fintech, Kora, of money laundering charges. In a document seen by Techpoint dated October 19, 2022, state counsel Stephen Githinji, ...
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Will Amazon’s entry into Africa be successful?

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This guest post was contributed by Lavanya Anand, principal at VestedWorld, an early-stage investment fund manager. Packing suitcases full of Amazon products on every trip to the continent. ...
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‘South Africa 20 years behind Morocco’

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Pitso Mosimane has dealt a wake-up call to football in South Africa by suggesting they are “20 years behind Morocco” when it comes to competing on the world ...
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Is this the future for South Africa?: Self-driving bus experiment

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South Korea’s capital launched its first self-driving bus route on Friday, part of an experiment that engineers said aims to make people feel more comfortable with driverless vehicles ...
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South Africa has a new multi-millionaire after Lotto Plus 2 jackpot won!

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South Africa has a new multi-millionaire after the Lotto Plus 2 jackpot was won on Saturday, 26 November. FOR THE LATEST LOTTO, LOTTO PLUS 1 AND LOTTO PLUS ...
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Springbok fans travel from Holland to watch South Africa down England

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For Springbok fans Ryan Harrington and Storm Nell it was money well spent as the duo made the trip from Holland to Twickenham in London to watch South ...
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South Africa has a new multi-millionaire after R135 million PowerBall jackpot won!

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South Africa has a new multi-millionaire after the PowerBall jackpot was won on Friday evening! FOR THE LATEST POWERBALL AND POWERBALL PLUS RESULTS CLICK HERE Be sure to ...
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Digital Nomads: The digital marketer travelling across Africa on a $2,000 budget

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“In everything you do in this life, just have money—especially if you’re a woman.” Lily Dada, 2022. I speak to Lily on a frigid Thursday morning, from my ...
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Britain and South Africa agree health partnership on second day of state visit

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Britain and South Africa on Wednesday 23rd November 2022 announced a new health and science partnership to mark the second day of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state visit to ...
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MyCover.ai is increasing access to embedded insurance in Africa

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According to a financial inclusion report by Efina, only 2% of adults in Nigeria are insured, meaning that millions of Nigerians are not managing their risks despite the ...
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Digital Virgo wants to revolutionize access to content in Africa

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At the Africa Tech Festival held a fortnight ago in Cape Town, Digital Virgo announced that through its customized payment platform, it had offered over 25 million Africans  ...
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Djamo gets $14 million to expand across Francophone Africa

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The news Djamo, an Ivorian fintech startup that provides financial services for users in Francophone Africa, has raised $14 million to drive regional expansion.  Enza Capital, Oikocredit, Partech ...
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Climate technology programs for Africa at COP27

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*This article was contributed to TechCabal by Seth Onyango, bird agency A new programme to help African states plan and scale new decarbonisation solutions and blunt the devastating ...
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Guide to the Welsh teams playing in South Africa

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With all four Welsh regions touring to South Africa over the next two weekends in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, profiles on each team have been provided for ...
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Goodyear South Africa extends commitment to drive transformation

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Gqeberha/Port Elizabeth: 24 November 2022: Goodyear South Africa handed over a donation of R2,4 million to the Nelson Mandela University (NMU). The donation is primarily aimed at assisting students ...
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US Citizen visiting South Africa is MISSING

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A US Citizen that came to South Africa to attend a wedding is MISSING. SHERRY WAITE, WHO IS A US CITIZEN, IS MISSING IN SA The 64-year-old Sherry ...
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Conservatives fight plans for LGBTIQ+ learners in South Africa

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Advocacy groups in South Africa are intensifying their efforts to prevent the country’s education department from creating safer environments for children of diverse gender identities and sexual orientations. ...
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Could South Africa ever win the World Cup? Here’re the answers

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Many football lovers hope an African team will finally win the men’s 2022 Fifa World Cup. The world has been waiting for this since the great Brazilian player ...
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Former school sports coach deported back to South Africa

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Back in March 2021, it first came to light that a former leading South African high-school first XV rugby and water polo coach had been charged with various ...
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South Africa has a new multi-millionaire after Lotto jackpot won!

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South Africa has a new multi-millionaire after the Lotto jackpot was won on Wednesday, 23 November. FOR THE LATEST LOTTO, LOTTO PLUS 1 AND LOTTO PLUS 2 RESULTS ...
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Fossils from South Africa peak into an ancient thriving ecosystem

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South Africa is famous for its amazingly rich and diverse fossil record. The country’s rocks document more than 3.5 billion years of life on Earth: ancient forms of ...
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Africa river death an accident, coroner rules

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Iwan Gwyn had lived and worked in Accra, Ghana, for nine years A father-of-three drowned in a river in Ghana after falling from a water bike, an inquest ...
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Why James Cleverly wants new relationship with Africa

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James Cleverly is Britain’s first half African foreign secretary Picture the scene. I am standing at the top of the Grand Staircase of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development ...
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KE NAKO: Relive World Cup 2010 in South Africa

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World Cup 2010 is something that none of us will ever forget. What a majestic experience. Turn to the person next to you right now and tell them ...
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‘I wouldn’t leave South Africa, I have a kid here’

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Stanford Mogotsi (left) and Kabelo Mashisi have made software systems for the likes of Heineken and Fifa Software firm boss Stanford Mogotsi says he remains committed to South ...
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Autochek launches Autochek Financial Services to power auto-financing in Africa

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Car ownership is out of reach for more than 90% of Nigeria’s population. But this problem is not just a Nigerian one. Purchasing power for vehicles is abysmally ...
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Dorset army colonel with Parkinson’s finishes Africa trip

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A retired army colonel with Parkinson’s has completed a solo journey through Africa to raise awareness of the condition. Guy Deacon, from Sherborne in Dorset, filmed his 12,000-mile ...
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Top FOUR vehicles targeted by criminals in South Africa

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Have you wondered what the top FOUR vehicles targeted in South Africa are? THESE ARE THE TOP FOUR VEHICLES THAT ARE TARGETED IN SA According to a report ...
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Italy vs South Africa: Autumn Nations Series LIVE scores

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Italy vs South Africa: The Springboks take on the Gli Azurri in what could be an interesting Test rugby battle. ALSO READ: Springboks going into Italy clash with their ...
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Springboks playing for South Africa, not for Rassie

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Captain Siya Kolisi refused to be lured into commenting on the Rassie Erasmus suspension saga, saying the Springboks are focused on representing South Africa and not anything else. ...
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