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Daily Digest Thursday, 1 October 2020

Funding In North Africa

Sharif El-Badawi And Hasan Haider Leave 500 Startups To Launch Independent Fund For Startups In MENA

500 Startups has been investing in the Middle East & North Africa since 2012 but it launched its dedicated fund for the region in 2017 with Sharif and Hasan leading it. Read more

Cairo-Based La Reina Raises Six-Figure Investment, Launches Fashion Subscription Service ‘The Box’ For Women

The startup has also announced the launch of its fashion subscription service ‘The Box’ for women. The service that apparently has been available for a few months at least, enables customers to receive a box every week with 2-3 new or used (but dry cleaned and sanitized) day-to-day clothing items for a fixed monthly fee. Read more

Opinion

West Africa’s New Currency Could Now Be Delayed By Five Years

Leaders of the eight countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and the broader 15-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) had hoped that the replacement for the French colonial CFA franc would be in place by the end of this year. Read more


Call For Application & Other Web-Events

Android App Developers Must Now Give 30% Of All In-App Purchases To Google

According to Sameer Samat, Vice President, Product Management, all developers that monetise app download or charge for any services on their apps on Android devices will soon be mandated to use the Google Play’s payment system. Read more

The Africa Blockchain Developers Call Is Set To Hold A Weekend Conference On Blockchain Technology And The Health Sector

The Bootcamp, which was officially launched on the 5th of September, has taken in a host of African developers, in a bid to conduct intensive blockchain training sessions, and facilitate the deployment of specially-tailored solutions for various sectors in the African continent. Read more


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