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Major AI conference is moving to Africa in 2020 due to...

The International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), a major gathering of the community of researchers contributing to the advancement of the field, will be...

Africa’s agtech wave gets $10 million richer as Twiga Foods raises...

Jake Bright Contributor More posts by this contributor Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge,...

Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense

Nigerian consumer data analytics firm Terragon Group has acquired Asian mobile marketing company Bizense in a cash and stock deal. Based in Singapore, with operations in India and Indonesia, Bizense...

Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech...

Jake Bright Contributor More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies Tarform debuted new e-motorcycles but...

October in Africa: Egypt stifles tech innovation, Google gets busy

  The Egyptian government has had a busy time of late, shutting down taxi app mergers, taxing e-commerce platforms, and enforcing digital media regulation laws. Rumors...

Naspers announces $300 million initiative to support startups and tech in...

Jake Bright Contributor More posts by this contributor Marieme Diop and Shikoh Gitau to speak at Startup Battlefield Africa Local venture capital fund formation is...

Amazon’s first African AWS datacenter will open in Cape Town in...

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is finally launching datacenter infrastructure in Africa, with the Amazon subsidiary today revealing plans to open three availability zones in...

African financial technology startups move beyond payment services

Jake Bright Contributor More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Paga goes global and 4 startups raise $99M in VC Polestar unveils first production EV...

Africa Roundup: Paga goes global and 4 startups raise $99M in...

Jake Bright Contributor More posts by this contributor Polestar unveils first production EV with aim to overtake Tesla Liquid Telecom goes long on Africa’s startups...

Facebook is hiring a director of human rights policy to work...

Facebook is advertising for a human rights policy director to join its business, located either at its Menlo Park HQ or in Washington DC...