+ More Q1 reports:
Telecom giant Airtel Africa has released
its financial report for Q1 2021. It increased its data and mobile money subscribers and also saw a massive rise in profits. Also, Jumia’s report is in. And despite $33 million in revenue, investors don’t seem
+ Is this what you really want?
After protests and threats
of class-action suits, Uber increases
prices in Kenya and Nigeria.
+ Like Ghana, like Nigeria?
A startup bill
for Nigeria is being discussed between founders, investors and government reps. In Ghana, a similar startup bill
is gaining steam.
+ Suffering from success:
After reportedly attracting $84m worth of investment last year, Cape Town is emerging as Africa’s tech hub
(Paywall). But not everyone is impressed. Some indigenes are taking Amazon to court
over plans to locate its HQ in Cape Town.
+ Turning the corner:
After initially being called out by Nigeria’s SEC, Chaka cofounder now says
their company is getting on the same page with the regulator. (Paywall)