African startups invited to apply Smart Cities Innovation Programme

The SCIP is a joint project of the Special Initiative on Training and Job Creation and “Make-IT in Africa“, which are both implemented by the GIZ on behalf of...

Kenyan AI-based fintech startup WayaWaya acquired by Ajua

WayaWaya, a recipient of funding from MEST Africa in 2019, is the company behind Janja, which helps companies automate sales and customer support on their social media...

Why African fintech startups are expanding their product suites rather than hitting new markets

There are strong arguments backing the prevalent trend of African fintech startups expanding operations from a product perspective, adding new verticals rather than moving into...