Improving digital access offers greatest private-sector investment opportunity in achieving SDGs in Africa, says Standard Chartered

Improving digital access offers greatest private-sector investment opportunity in achieving SDGs in Africa, says Standard Chartered

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AFRICA – The Standard Chartered SDG Investment Map reveals a USD197 billion opportunity for private-sector investors in five high-growth markets in Africa to help achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Five African countries are included in the study: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria,…

Nigeria’s Paga expands into Ethiopia through acquisition of  longtime partner, Apposit

Nigeria’s Paga expands into Ethiopia through acquisition of longtime partner, Apposit

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NIGERIA – Nigerian digital payments startup Paga has acquired Apposit, a software development company based in Ethiopia, for an undisclosed amount. The Lagos based startup will also launch its payment products in Mexico this year and in Ethiopia imminently, CEO Tayo Oviosu…

VerifyMe Nigeria secures financing from Consonance Investment Managers to fund expansion plans

VerifyMe Nigeria secures financing from Consonance Investment Managers to fund expansion plans

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NIGERIA – VerifyMe Nigeria, an ID verification and KYC (Know Your Customer) technology company, announced today it has secured a Series A financing for an undisclosed amount from Consonance Investment Managers. The company’s verification platform enables seamless, real-time ID verifications backed by…