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Egyptian startup, MaxAB, has secured $40 million Series A investment

Egypt’s MaxAB is set to expand its physical footprint across the MENA region as a result of securing $40 million in Series A VC funding. The company also plans on scaling recently launched business verticals including new supply chains and embedded finance solutions.

Corruption has an effect on taxes in Kenya

That Kenya is a corrupt country and a lot of money is lost through corruption is not a secret. President Uhuru Kenyatta admitted that the Government of Kenya loses KShs 2 billion every day to corruption, which is more than 25% of the government budget.

Creating opportunities for female founders across Africa

Through programmes that support women with funding, we will generate prosperity in Africa. The idiom, "The hand that rocks the cradle, rules the world," can have real and unequivocal resonance.

Social and economic effects of the Twitter ban in Nigeria

Twitter is one of the biggest platforms for social and political interaction in Nigeria. It gives the youths a voice on various existential social and political issues affecting the country.

The difficulty of importing goods into Kenya

The inventory business in Kenya is an extreme sport. Losses, cartels, taxman, and other unknown factors can make it really hard for new entrants.

A farmer's milking jelly that has become a popular skincare product in Kenya

While getting sales is hard, sometimes sales can show up from unexpected places. This is the case when people find a different use for your product, one different from what you had in mind when making the product.

Partnership for online financial literacy in South Africa

Worth is Discovery Bank’s financial education partner after the bank partnered with South African startup, Cumulative, to offer online financial literacy courses. Discovery Bank clients with Vitality Money will be able to access Worth online courses at a discounted rate.