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Daily Digest Friday 7 August 2020

Funding In Africa

GAMBIA: JICA grants $15 million for rural water supply

In the Gambia, the fourth phase of the Rural Drinking Water Supply Project can begin. On the 27th of July 2020, the government of this West African country signed a financing agreement with Japan through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Read More

Guidepost, healthtech startup receives investment funding

The investment into the innovative telemedicine startup comes at a time where effective digital healthcare solutions for diabetes patients are critical. With the undisclosed investment funding, Guidepost will be able to enhance its service to users and provide safe jobs for nurses and dietitians. Read more

South African TV and Film relief fund worth R8.3-million opens

A film and television relief fund worth R8.3-million has been established by Netflix in partnership with the South African Screen Federation (SASFED) and supported by the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO). Read more

Call For Entries & Other Events


This year’s East Africa Com has gone virtual. The two-day event will continue to explore the most important topics across the themes of connectivity, digital inclusion, and disruptive technologies, whilst also uncovering the future of the region’s tech ecosystem. Read More

AfricaCom 2020 Symposium Day 1

Join AfricaCom and Connecting Africa for a special two-day digital symposium that will discuss the most impactful issues driving the continent’s tech and innovation ecosystems. Read more

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In this episode of GFA-Attract, GetFundedAfrica’s Co-Founder, Debo Omololu discusses with Simon Tkachenko, a New-York based Venture Capital Principal at Modus Capital. Modus Capital is a $75 million fund focused on North Africa and the Middle East.

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