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Daily Digest Thursday, 9 July 2020

Funding In Southern Africa

Zambian fintech startup receives $1-million investment

Loans are tailored to either personal, business, or for women. The investment will enable Lupiya to further its goals in fostering financial inclusion through its service offered, with a focus on ensuring women are able to participate in the economy through its financial inclusion strategy. Read more

Funding In West Africa

Replacing CFA with Eco ‘challenges the sovereignty’ of Nigerian naira

The Francophone countries coming together to replace the colonial currency, the CFA Franc with the Eco, may be “a major step forward and a positive thing,” says Andrew S. Nevin, Chief Economist, Read more

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Latest News

Robin Hood foundation launches new initiative aimed at funding nonprofits run only by people of color

A foundation led by Army combat veteran and best-selling author Wes Moore is launching a new fund dedicated to financing nonprofit organizations that are solely run by people of color. Read more

Microsoft to distribute $20M in grants to non-profits, offers free skills training via LinkedIn

The COVID-19 global health pandemic has had an almost immeasurable negative impact on the wider economy. Specifically in the job market, there have been millions of job losses, read more

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