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INTERVIEW: Medsaf CEO on a malaria death and building million-dollar health tech firm in four years

    INTERVIEW: Medsaf CEO on a malaria death and building million-dollar health tech firm in four years

When Vivian Nwakah told her family and friends that she was relocating to Nigeria from the United States, they tried to dissuade her. Yet, she persisted. A Nigerian-American born and

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Flutterwave now valued at $1bn after securing $170m funding

    Flutterwave now valued at $1bn after securing $170m funding

Flutterwave, a digital payment platform, has raised $170 million from investors, pushing its valuation to over $1 billion. In a statement on Wednesday, the company said the funding was part

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Sanwo-Olu approves N250m tech fund for Lagos smart city agenda

    Sanwo-Olu approves N250m tech fund for Lagos smart city agenda

The Lagos state government has partnered with the Eko Innovation Centre (EIC) to fund the state’s smart city agenda. Speaking at the art of technology event hosted by the Eko

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Nigerian startup invents app that can diagnose asphyxia from babies’ cry

    Nigerian startup invents app that can diagnose asphyxia from babies’ cry

A Nigerian startup, Ubenwa, has invented an artificial intelligence (AI) system that analyses a baby’s cry to give warning signs of birth asphyxia. Ubenwa, which means “baby’s cry”, helps parents

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CcHUB launches $500,000 investment fund for startups

  CcHUB launches $500,000 investment fund for startups

Nigerian-owned social innovation centre, Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), has launched a $500,000 seed investment fund for startups within its incubation programme.

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