On Monday evening, after the World Trade Organisation’s general council confirmed her as the 7th director-general, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told the press over Zoom that “it is both exciting and daunting to be here because I take the reins of the WTO at a time of great uncertainty and challenge.” She did not look daunted. The […]
In President Buhari’s lockdown announcement, the exemption status of logistics companies is unclear. This is causing confusion for logistics operators in the country.
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. For Women’s Month, we are profiling some of Africa’s female founders, C-suite executives, investors, and policymakers. From Kikuyu, a town in southern Kenya to the Central Business District in Nairobi, is a 20-25 km […]
Sendy, a Kenyan startup that facilitates on-demand delivery services, has closed a $20 million Series B round, TechCrunch reports. Founded in 2015 by Meshack Alloys, Evanson Biwott, Don Okoth, and Malaika Judd, Sendy is an online platform for connecting entities (people and companies) who need to move goods, with willing movers. Vehicle owners can become […]
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. Obi Ozor may or may not be a red cap chief but his company, Kobo360, in just under two years, has become one of the leading technology logistics service providers across […]
Investors are betting on Kobo360’s ability to meet a rise in demand in cargo deliveries on the back of the newly-minted Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). But the startup’s ambitions will partly depend on the proper and effective implementation of the AfCFTA.