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Jumia Kenya has partnered up with Kenya’s Postal Corporation, Posta Kenya. A partnership that will allow Jumia shoppers pick up deliveries at Kenyan post offices. So, not every time mail for Posta Kenya, sometimes groceries. And, Shield Finance becomes the second startup to qualify for 2015 DEMO Africa. Check out these and other stories that made the rounds across Africa today.

Jumia Kenya is leveraging on Posta Kenya logistics network

The Kenyan operation of the online retail store, Jumia, has partnered with the Postal Corporation of Kenya, Posta Kenya, to allow its customers pick up deliveries at Kenyans post offices.

EcoCash sends money to Zimbabwe now

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has cleared Econet Wireless to begin its cross-border mobile money remittance services, EcoCash, to Zimbabwe.

Mobile Money is picking up in Nigeria

Nigeria’s mobile money transactions are now in excess of $5 million annually, this despite the false start of mobile money in Nigeria.

Right behind you

Kenya fintech startup, Shield Finance becomes the second startup to quality for the DEMO Africa main event after winning the Nairobi’s pre-pitch mini event. Ghana’s Flippy Campus was the first to do so.

TechCrunch is coming to Nigeria afterall

Only not in the way you thought. Not in the way I though either. Techcrunch’s senior editor, Jon Shieber will be part of the judges at Tech Showdown, a pitch event organized by Lagos-based online agency, Marvel Web scheduled for late July.

Kenya is interested in having more creditors

M-Akiba is giving Kenyans access to government debt securities through their mobile phones. So.

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Judges confirmed for PIVOT East startup competition

East African mobile startups pitching competition PIVOT East has announced the judges that will whittle the 50 semi-finalist startups down to the 25 that will pitch at the event itself on July 22.

Nigeria set to announce 29 new guidelines for tech companies in July

The Nigerian government is planning to announce 29 new guidelines for tech companies operating in the country next month. This was disclosed by the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mr. Peter Jack

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