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Big news! Nigeria-based fintech startup, Aella has secured $10 million in a debt funding round. They will leverage the funding to drive financial inclusion across West Africa.
Next, the United Nations is planning to fight the Locust swarm in East Africa. The drones will utilize mapping sensors and atomizers in combating the locusts.
Call!!! The Ghana Innovation Hub is calling on startups to apply for its Accelerator Factory Program. Selected companies stand to enjoy $30,000 in funding and AWS cloud credits. Application ends on 12th February 2020. Interested? Click here.
Also, Team 1, which is part of the student group that participated in Andela, Facebook and UNODC’s 2nd Hacakton4Justice, has emerged victorious. The team created Predex, a solution that grants people access to detect child molesters.
Finally, YouTube has revealed plans to expand its subscription-streaming services. In essence, people will have access to register for other subscription-based streaming services via YouTube.
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