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Web Summit 2017 Welcomed African Startups seen as gems in the tech world

Legazy (www.Legazy.co.za) returned to the 2017 Web Summit after having attempted to purchase a Web Summit conference in 2016 with $1million USD letter of intent. Legazy founded by Zuko Tisani one of the world’s top 350 entrepreneurs under the age of 26, according to the Kairos Society, arrived in Lisbon with Africa’s largest TMT company […]

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Modex adds top advisor from Google

Modex (www.Modex.tech), the smart contract marketplace, announces the signing of Google executive as its latest advisor. Onur Bildik, a Google seasoned business professional, advises large brands on digital transformation and marketing strategies. Bildik’s success has been in mentoring start-ups and newcomers at both Google Campus and in the new ecosystem of tech innovation. When Bildik […]

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Urgent action needed to solve West African food security threat

Vessels arrested for illegally fishing in West African waters are still carrying on with business as usual, said a Greenpeace Africa (www.Greenpeace.org/africa/en) report released today on World Fisheries Day (http://APO.af/n9KAiN). The report, “The Cost of Ocean Destruction”, details how West African fishermen and communities continue to suffer from the consequences of overfishing and illegal fishing […]

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Vantage Capital provides $12.5 million of funding to Purple Capital, a leading Nigerian property development company

Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided $12.5 million of funding to Purple Capital (www.PurpleCapng.com), a prominent Nigerian real estate company and financial service provider. Purple Capital is the developer of the iconic 6,000m² Maryland Mall (www.MarylandMallng.com), a neighbourhood shopping centre in the Ikeja district of Lagos. The […]

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