It’s a good time to be raising money for venture capital investment in Egypt, especially if it is a first-time fund. GIZ Egypt has launched a €100 million ($120 million) funding programme called “VC University”. The initiative is a collaboration between GIZ, Germany’s international development agency, and the Egyptian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development […]
Next Wave: Cairo’s calling Nigeria’s SEC strikes APRIL 11, 2021 This newsletter is a weekly in-depth analysis of tech and innovation in Africa that will serve as a post-pandemic guide. Subscribe here to get it directly in your inbox every Sunday at 3 pm WAT Hello, The best African tech news from the past week […]
Of the seven countries in North Africa, Egypt stands out in the remarkable acceleration of its technology industry in the last nine years. Prior to the 2011 revolutions that swept across much of the region, there were not a lot of players in the space. “Those were very difficult times to start a business and […]
As a Nigerian born in the early 90s, I grew up with live-in domestic helps whom my mother hired to help her handle domestic chores while she worked and raised five children. Usually very distant relatives, they did everything from cleaning to washing and sometimes cooking. But it didn’t take long to realize that they […]
Encouraged by Egypt’s focus on ICT, global tech firm, Andela has now launched in Egypt
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has commenced the mandatory registration of online media platforms and influencers operating in the country, according to reports.