Holcim Group and CDC partner to build the world’s first 3D printed school in Malawi with plans for similar projects in Kenya and Zimbabwe. Another in Madagascar might be on the way.
Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator acquires recruitment platform Giraffe to combat youth unemployment in South Africa
After reportedly connecting over 100,000 people to jobs in South Africa, the recruitment platform, @Giraffe_Jobs joins @Harambee4Work SA Youth Initiative to tackle youth unemployment in the country.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses possible negotiations over #TwitterBan, @apolloagri $1m raise, and @nithiocredit $4.5m funding.
Twenty-six months after taking the reins and having overseen the completion of 1.5 million trips, Babajide Duroshola steps down as Country Director of @Safeboda_NGA.
Gebeya announces the relaunch of its freelance marketplace, plans to grow its talent pool to 15,000 in 3 years.
A year after raising $2 million to build its talent marketplace, Ethiopian online workplace, Gebeya, has announced the launch of its revamped online marketplace to help businesses hire more freelancers in Africa.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses the planned strike by Nigeria’s telecoms workers, @HeliumHealth’s Kenya launch, and @MarketForce360 acquires @digiduka_Ke.
Between 2013 and 2016, the @WHO reported that blood donations in Africa, which rose from about 3.9m units to 4.4m units, represent only 50% of the blood required. Here are five African startups using technology to provide access to safe blood.#WorldBloodDonorDay
As early-stage investors, @SputnikATX invests in founders on a mission. We spoke to @Austin_VC, a partner, to gain unique insights into the firm’s investment philosophy. Read on to find out.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses updates on Nigeria’s Twitter ban, @UberNigeria, @Boltapp_ng drivers to partner local companies, and @Boltapp_ke’s electric bike launch in Kenya.
As the Nigerian government’s ban on Twitter kicks in, critics see it as yet another attack on free speech by the government and rightly so, but how does this affect businesses? Let’s find out.