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Daily Digest Thursday 5 November 2020

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Zimbabwe: Seed Co International Becomes The First Company To Be Listed On VFEX

Seed producer -Seed Co International Limited (SCIL)- which is secondary listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE), has announced its willingness to migrate to the country’s new stock exchange. The company will thus become the first to be listed on the Victoria Falls Stock Exchange (VFEX), Food Business Africa reports. Read more

Funding In Southern Africa

SA’s Cyril Ramaphosa Pledges $62bln Infrastructure Investment For The Next 4 Years

 The South African government says it will unlock R1 trillion (about $62 billion) for infrastructure projects over the next four years. The announcement was made yesterday by President Ramaphosa during a conference on the sidelines of the South Africa Infrastructure Project. Read More

South African Agritecth Startup, swiftVEE Secures $1.5-Million In Funding

South African agritecth startup, swiftVEE has secured $1.5-million in an investment round led by Subtropico Ltd, an unlisted public company specialising in Agri investments across the fruit, vegetable, and livestock industries and a private syndicate. Read More

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Funding In Africa

Liquid Telecom Raises US$307 Million To Expand Data Centre Business

Liquid Telecom has raised US$307 million from its shareholders to expand upon its data centre operations. The figure rose to the final sum after a commitment of US$40 million by CDC Group, a development financial institution owned by the UK govt. This latest investment is an addition to the US$180 million equity investment made by CDC Group in 2018. Read More

Funding In Other Emerging Markets

Crown Prince of Dubai launches Nasdaq Dubai Growth Market for SMEs

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, has announced the launch of the Nasdaq Dubai Growth Market, to support SMEs achieve the next phase of their expansion, by raising capital through an initial public offering (IPO). Read more

Call For Applications & Other Web-events

Webinar: Building From Ground Up

Building From Ground Up, we’ll be featuring Shola Akinlade, Co-Founder/CEO, Paystack. Paystack is a payment-processing company that facilitates payments between African businesses and their customers anywhere in the world. Read More

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Guest Contribution: Disruptive Digital Solutions Is Rewiring The DNA Of Banking

Imagine a bank whose customers can tap on a wearable device to make a payment, regularly receive updates on changes they could make to their investment portfolio through AI-generated insights. Read more

GFA Attract Interview

Victor Boyle-Komolafe, the co-founder of Garbage In, Value Out (GIVO), a system that automates and digitises the collection, processing, and sale of recyclable materials. Watch Here

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“Business is always a struggle. There are always obstacles and competitors. There is never an open road, except the wide road that leads to failure. Every great success has always been achieved by fight, every winner has scars. The men who succeed are the efficient few –they are the few who have the ambition and will-power to develop themselves. So choose to be among the few today.”

– Chris Kirubi, Centum Investment, Kenya

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