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Kenyan fintech startup Lipa Later raises $3.4m debt funding, targets more

Kenya’s Lipa Later, a fintech platform founded to empower African businesses to do more by enabling e-commerce, financial inclusion, and shopping on a centralised and fully integrated platform, has raised KES500 million (US$3.4 million) from a privately-placed debt issuance to help it expand its offerings.

Webinar #1 : Presentation of the SUMMIT

Video of the first webinar where we talked about all you need to know to get ready for the 2023 Summit but also our partner USAID Entrepreneurship & Investment activity for Entrepreneurs in Africa.

Presse release : 4 Edition of Opportunities in Africa Summit

The 4th edition of Opportunities in Africa Summit will take place in New York City from September 18th to 20th, 2023 at Marriott Hotel Downtown on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), with the theme focusing on Access to Capital, the Wall Street way.

Using African fashion to correct AI bias

Artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are constantly in the headlines, from advancements in access to ethical concerns about the impact on human labor and specific groups. For computer science experts like Christelle Scharff, PhD, the focus lies less on what AI can and will do and more on its current limitations, especially when it comes to incomplete datasets that illustrate bias in these AI systems.

Woodside Starts Marketing Senegal's First Oil

Australia's Woodside Energy has started marketing a new African crude oil from Senegal's first oil project, where the company aims to start producing by the end of this year, a senior executive said. 

Morocco Is Third-Largest Exporter of Industrial Products in Arab World

Morocco ranks third in terms of the contribution of industrial products to overall exports, following Tunisia and Jordan.

South Africa: Amazon to invest $1.7 bln in cloud computing

Amazon Web Services believes that its investments in South Africa over 2018-2029 will contribute $4.4 billion to the country's GDP and create 5,700 full-time jobs.

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