Digital-only retail bank Kuda raises $1.6mn, aims for Q4 live launch in Nigeria
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Lagos and London-based digital-only retail bank, Kuda says it has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding. To discuss their plans going forward, Co-founder and CEO of Kuda, Babs Ogundeyi, joins CNBC Africa for more.
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US President Joe Biden has met British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and King Charles III while on his way to a NATO summit. In separate comments on Sunday, Biden said that Ukraine was not ready for NATO membership.
With advancements in technology and the rise of digital platforms, filmmakers around the world are embracing digital tools and techniques to enhance production, distribution, and consumption of films. Ghana’s film industry has been struggling to keep up with digitalization, although it remains the second-largest producer of films in Africa per year.
In spite of all the negative talk and criticism of League football in Nigeria today, there is immense potential for the League to get better than it is now. And The Naija Super 8 is proof with Sporting Lagos being an accurate testament. This episode of The Nutmeg is all about Sporting Lagos and why they're currently blazing the trail.
With tantalizing aromas and bowl taste awaiting, Bibiresan Amodu shows you where to find the best beans, yam and beef suya in Nigerias capital.
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A helicopter crashed into a building in the Oba Akran Ikeja area of Lagos State and burst into flames on Tuesday. Our correspondent gathered that the incident happened at about 3:30 pm.Though two people believed to be the pilots of the helicopter were rescued, it is not clear how many passengers were on board. Lagos Commissioner of Police Idowu Owohunwa visited the site, on Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja, where a light aircraft crash landed.
Perhaps sport in Lagos is the most attractive project in Nigeria today. And today we unravel the secrets to the success of this attractive project, Nigeria's newest club, Sporting Lagos. The Nutmeg speaks with Godwin Enakhena on the secret behind the wins and his objective for NPFL as Sporting Lagos debut.
Over 12,000 people in Oke Eri, Odun-Ifa and Precious Seed Communities in Oworonshoki, Kosofe Local Council of Lagos State, were yesterday displaced as men of the state environment and special offences enforcement unit (Task Force) demolished about 250 houses in the area.
Award-winning entrepreneur Zain Masri has so far digitized about 1,000 traditional Palestinian cross-stitching patterns, which are now available for download on her platform, Tirazain.
EU hopes to rein in big tech platforms with a digital law that seeks to ensure online safety.
Older, more polluting vehicles will have to pay a daily toll to enter the Ultra-Low Emission Zone which is set to cover the whole of the UK capital. Critics say it will cause economic damage.
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After decades out of fashion, a declaration to triple nuclear capacity at UN climate talks suggests a revival. Some say it's necessary to help curb emissions, others call it a needless distraction.
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The nationwide strike will likely cause thousands of cancellations and begins at 21:00 GMT on Thursday until the same time on Friday evening.
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The war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is heightening the terror risk in the EU, according to the bloc's home affairs commissioner. The warning comes after a German tourist was killed in a knife attack in Paris.
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