E-commerce platform Sendbox gets $1.8m funding for digital deliveries
21 October 2021 | 9:26 am
Sendbox, a Nigeria-based e-commerce platform, has secured $1.8 million from a seed round led by 4Dx Ventures, Enza Capital, FJLabs, and Golden Palm Investments, bringing its total investment to $2 million.
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Three-month-old Yemeni twins, Al-Hasan and Al-Hussein, suffer from acute malnutrition, weighing only two kilogrammes. Divorced, unemployed and without any income, their mother Fullah Mohammed struggles to feed them along with her other seven children. The malnourished twins are being treated at the Yemen Swedish Hospital which receives more than 20 acute malnutrition cases daily from the Taez province. Doctors in the hospital say that they get support from International organisations but if funds fall short, the hospital might have to shut its doors to hundreds of malnourished children in Taez. War-torn Yemen is in imminent danger of the worst famine the world has seen in decades, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned Friday.
1 Jan 2021
Ikhana calls for funding of grassroots sports
6 Mar 2021
A SpaceX prototype has exploded after completing a short hop test. It was the third high-altitude experimental flight for the Starship program.
20 Mar 2021
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4 May 2021
After months of investigation, German police have busted the "Boystown" child sex abuse platform with over 400,000 members. Four German men have been arrested.
13 May 2021
The federal government says it will prosecute 400 Nigerians for allegedly funding terrorism
2 Jun 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
19 Jun 2021
The US Embassy in Phnom Penh says it has spent more than $100 million to combat deforestation in the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary. But illegal activities continue apace.
17 Jun 2021
The EU has approved spending plans by the Spanish and Portuguese governments, clearing the way for them to receive money from the bloc's €750 billion recovery fund. But how will the emergency funding work – and how will it be paid back? We take a closer look. Also in the show, the Federal Reserve brings forward its timetable for interest rate hikes, as US inflation continues to rise.
30 Jun 2021
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resumed the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise. The exercise, which was last conducted before the 2019 General Elections, was slated to resume in the first quarter of 2020 but was abruptly halted due to the outbreak of COVID-19. GuardianTV takes a look at the process and here are things to know.
27 Aug 2021
As Afghan civilian life continues to suffer following the Taliban's takeover, the World Bank is the latest international organisation to suspend dispersements of development funds to the country. This, as western governments increase pressure on the insurgents by squeezing their cash flows, while negotiating a safe exit for people wanting to leave. Also, the "naked baby boy", on the iconic cover of Nirvana's 1991 album "Nevermind", sues the band and record labels for child sexual exploitation.
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China's announcement that it will stop funding coal projects overseas is important says Li Shuo, a climate policy adviser with Greenpeace China, because Beijing is saying "as one of the biggest overseas public financier, we are not going to put more money into coal."
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President Yoon Suk-yeol is going all in on nuclear power, both at home and abroad, marking a shift from his predecessor's undecided approach.
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Police in Denmark have said a shooting in a Copenhagen shopping mall in which three people were killed does not appear terror-related. A 22-year-old, known to mental health services, was arrested soon after the incident.
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Fitch Ratings says it expects Nigeria’s economy to witness a 3.1 per cent growth this year, as it expects rising inflation, estimated at 17 per cent this year, may dampen the country’s economic growth.
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Former Lille and Nice boss will look to deliver Champions League success that proved elusive for Pochettino
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As the social affairs, youth, family, seniors and equality minister of Schleswig-Holstein, Aminata Toure has pledged to fight for more diversity in politics. She's the first Black member of a German state government.