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27 Oct
Meet the Nigerian startups that are digitizing the Nigerian food supply chain, helping merchants navigate high food inflation and avoid crowded markets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Vendease and Sabi have created digital marketplaces that allow wholesalers, shopkeepers and restauranteurs to purchase directly from farmers and manufacturers at more affordable rates.
22 Sep 2020
Endeavor in partnership with Nigerian data collection company, Stears say 84 per cent of start-ups have reported disruptions to their fundraising efforts due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with 79 per cent of start-ups having less than a six-month buffer for their operations. This was in a jointly published white paper. Eloho Omame, Managing Director and CEO of Endeavor Nigeria joins CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa for more.
18 Nov 2019
The Africa Investment Forum held in Sandton this week is attracting not only regulators, financiers and big business, but also start-ups. One of these start-ups is Hello Tractor from Nigeria, which is currently operating in 11 African markets. Jehiel Oliver, CEO of Hello Tractor spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor.
14 Dec 2017
Obstacles for tech start-ups.
5 Oct 2016
The Guardian profiles four Nigerian tech startups that have attracted positive reviews and investment from across the world. Get familiar with names such as NerveFlo, Aella, Paystack and Andela.

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We bring you the latest from the Africa Cup of Nations, where Senegal have finished top of their group, while four-time champions Ghana have crashed out of the tournament. But first, Mozambique's Defence and Security forces (FDS) say they have captured one of the leaders of the jihadist insurgency that's wreaked havoc in the region of Cabo Delgado. Also, shops were shuttered and streets barricaded in Khartoum after at least seven people were killed in protests on Monday in Sudan. And we see how Tanzania's first Netflix film "Binti" gives women a voice.
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Morocco finish top of Group C after coming back twice from behind to tie with Gabon 2-2. Meanwhile, four-time champions Ghana are knocked out by newcomers Comoros 3-2. In Group B, Senegal stay on top despite a disappointing 0-0 draw with Malawi. Plus, already-eliminated Zimbabwe go out with a victory against Guinea, who nevertheless move on to the knockout stage. Alison Sargent is joined by James Vasina and Sports Editor Simon Harding from Cameroon to discuss all the action.
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