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Nigerian healthtech startup, Remedial Health, raises a $4.4 million seed round

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The news Nigerian healthtech startup, Remedial Health, has raised $4.4 million in a seed round. Global Ventures, Y Combinator, Alumni Ventures, True Capital Management, Cathexis Ventures, LightSpeed Venture ...
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Kenya’s insurtech startup, Turaco, raises a $10m Series A round to expand its business to serve millions of customers

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On TechpointDigest, Victoria Fakiya discusses Disney’s plan to premiere Iwájú in 2023, what the Binance Virtual Free Zone partnership could mean, Turaco’s $10m Series A, and MVP Match’s ...
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France Raises 2022 Growth Forecast on Consumption, New Jobs

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France Raises 2022 Growth Forecast on Consumption, New Jobs ...
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Mass firing at UAE newspaper raises question of censorship

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The story about high fuel prices was safe, editors agreed, even under the strict press laws of the United Arab Emirates. Instead, ...
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Kippa raises $8.4 million to expand its offerings to Nigerian SMEs

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Kippa, a financial management and payments platform for Nigerian small businesses, announced that it has raised $8.4 million in a new financing round.  This fundraise brings the total ...
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Capiter raises spectre of failed Pakistani startup

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The startup struggled to meet payroll and pay suppliers and has laid off staff after potential funding and M&A deals fell through.  The board of directors of Capiter, ...
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NowNow raises $13M in seed funding to promote financial inclusion across Africa

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NowNow plans to expand services and partnerships across Africa Fast-growing Nigerian fintech startup, NowNow Digital Systems has raised $13M in its seed round to improve financial inclusion across ...
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United Nations Raises “Grave Concerns” With Iran Over Treatment Of BBC News Journalists – Deadline

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In an unprecedented move, the United Nations has formally raised “grave concerns” with Iranian officials over treatment of BBC News staff operating in the region. The BBC filed ...
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Kenya’s insurtech startup, Lami Technologies, raises an extra $3.7m seed round to expand its insurance product offerings

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Lami Technologies, a Kenyan insurtech startup, has raised a $3.7 million seed round extension to expand its insurance product offerings. Harlem Capital led the funding round. Participants included ...
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Iran raises death toll from mudslides and floods to at least 53

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In the Imamzadeh Davood village in Tehran, rescue workers dig through mud after flash flooding. (Vahid Salemi / Associated Press) Iran on Friday raised the death toll from ...
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