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Interswitch reportedly in talks to acquire Konga
Startups

Interswitch reportedly in talks to acquire Konga

Reliable sources within the financial services and fintech sector claim Interswitch is in talks to acquire Konga, one of Nigeria’s major eCommerce site. According to sources, the acquisition has reached an advanced stage with Naspers and Kinnevik AB, two of the major investors in Konga whose investment has not yielded […]

Nigerian startup Tizeti, gets USD2.1 million funding
Startups

Nigerian startup Tizeti, gets USD2.1 million funding

Nigerian startup, Tizeti, which focuses on development of solar powered WiFi towers with its Wifi.com.ng service, announced that it had secured USD2.1 million in funding through US-based Y Combinator from several investors. The company operates widely as a “Comcast for Africa”, builds and operates solar-powered towers to provide reliable and […]