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Here are some of the news stories making the rounds across Africa today:

Deal Dey Raises $5million in Series B Funding
E-commerce platform, DealDey has raised $5 million from Swedish Investment firm, Kinnevik, in a round of series B funding.

TransferWise Guns For the Global Financial Market
UK-based financial services startup, TransferWise has extended its services to Nigeria, Brazil, the Philippines, Canada and Malaysia.

Nigeria Scores High in E-commerce Performance
In a poll taken by Ipsos, it was revealed that Nigeria has the highest number of E-commerce transactions compared to South Africa and Kenya.

Wifi Enabled Buses Launched In Lagos
Lagos State Government has launched 100 new buses enabled with internet connectivity for the use of commuters.

Nigeria Telco Subscribers To Increase By Over 40 Million by 2019
Pyramid Research has reported that there will be about 182 million telco subscribers in Nigeria by 2019.

24 People to Take a One Way Trip To Mars
Mars One has revealed the identity of 100 people from which 24 will be chosen to start a human settlement on Mars.

Google Science Fair Opens For Application
Techies, researchers and science enthusiasts between the ages of 13 to 18 can now apply to participate in Google’s Science fair.

Kenyan ICT Ministry Announces ICT Conference
The Kenyan ICT Ministry has announced that it will be hosting a technology conference where it will seek to discuss the various technological innovations that are currently shaping the nation.

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