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Top startup events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week [1/12/2019]

his year’s Cape Town Startup Week (CTSUW) kicks off on Tuesday (3 December) and will run until next Thursday (5 December) with 16 confirmed events (see this story). The biggest event in Johannesburg this week is undoubtedly the Seedstars Africa Summit which takes place on Thursday (5 December). Elsewhere on the …

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Are you an Agritech Startup? Apply for Innov8Agric Challenge to Win up to $5,000 in Funding

Applications are now open for early stage agritech startups to apply for the 2019 Innov8Agric Challenge. Currently, in its 2nd edition, the challenge is aimed at discovering innovative ideas in the Agritech space in Africa as well as support them to scale their operations. The challenge is organised by Crenov8 …

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How continental free trade deal benefits Ethiopia

By Andualem Sisay Gessesse _ For the past decades much has been said about the need for African countries to be integrated economically and unite to advance development and face challenges collectively. Sub regional economic blocs such as, Economic Community of West African states, South African Development Community, East African …

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IFC funds Gebeya to train 500 women developers in Ethiopia

Gebeya Co-founders Hiruy Amanuel and Amadou Daffee announce funding from IFC to provide scholarships to women software developers in Ethiopia. Gebeya, a pan-African talent hub supplying and training software developers, has signed a $500,000 advisory services agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) through the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, or …

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