Here are last weekend’s top news headlines about startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech around Africa.
WUZZUF raises $6m. Egypt-based online recruitment platform and 500 Startups alumnus, WUZZUF recently announced raising $6m in Series B funding led by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (ERBD) and supported by other investors. Read more on Disrupt Africa.
OPPO Kenya facing public backlash. There are allegations of employee harassment by an executive at Chinese smartphone maker, OPPO’s Kenya division. The company is reportedly investigating the matter. Read more on Techweez.
Toshiba/Malawi power deal. Japanese multinational, Toshiba has signed an MOU with the Malawian government to kick-start a geothermal power project in the country. Read more on ITWeb Africa.
Kaduna considering e-voting. Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai is reportedly deploying electronic voting machines for use in the state’s upcoming local government elections. Read more on Naij.
- MTN Nigeria records significant growth in data revenue
- Four Nigerian students emerge finalist in international innovation challenge
- Your “London-used” phone could land you in jail outside Nigeria
- Solar energy is about to get even more expensive in Nigeria
- Recent figures from NIBSS reveal Nigeria is still largely a cash-based economy
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