Tag Archives: africa

Uber Africa Launches

Uber Africa launches Uber Cash with Flutterwave and explores EV Uber is launching its Uber Cash digital wallet feature in Sub-Saharan Africa through a partnership with San Francisco based — Nigerian founded — fintech firm Flutterwave. The arrangement will allow riders to top up Uber wallets using the dozens of …

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School donates Soccer jerseys to boys in Africa

Somewhere on a field in Ghana, there’s a group of kids sporting kelly green Dixie soccer jerseys. The jerseys began as part of the Dixie boys soccer team’s varsity uniform years ago, then they were passed down to the school’s junior varsity team. After a few seasons on the backs …

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Kangpe is a mobile service connecting Africa to healthcare

Healthcare in Africa might conjure up an image of some physician working in a remote village via Doctors without Borders but mobile technology is rapidly changing the entire continent and Y Combinator startup Kangpe Health aims to cash in by providing Africans with a platform to contact doctors remotely through …

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2017 Africa Cup

Cameroon and Egypt, led by Hugo Broos and Hector Cuper respectively, have eschewed attacking flair over a three-week period where favourites Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal have grossly underperformed or eliminated by the tightest margins to defy pre-tournament expectations. This was supposed to be the worst Cameroon side in recent …

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Jeddaherdan aleadonta: New Fossil is Africa’s Oldest Iguanian Lizard

 A 90-million-year-old fossil discovered in Morocco is the oldest known iguanian lizard from Africa, which could help tell the story of lizard evolution in southern continents, paleontologists say. An artistic life reconstruction of Jeddaherdan aleadonta. Image credit: Jorge González. Iguania (chameleons, agamas, iguanas and New World lizards) is one of …

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