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Rain has deployed the first standalone 5G network in South Africa. Rain’s 5G network offers unlimited data for 24 hours daily and has a free-to-use 5G router. The customer can choose from the standard or premium plan, the streaming quality and network speed.
Next, Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has launched its “Enterprise Development for Women-Owned Ventures in Green Energy”. Application is ongoing for female-led startups in Malawi and Nigeria. Interested? Apply here.
See alsoIntiGo, a Tunisian startup has raised a total of $1.6 million to grow its ride-hailing and delivery platform. The latest investment is the $710,000 from Capsa Capital Partners and some angel investors.
Next on the Big 5, Vodacom has partnered with Alipay to launch a super app for South Africans to access financial services such as insurance and lending. The super app will promote greater financial inclusion with local communities across Africa.
Airtel Africa has scaled its partnership with WorldRemit by extending services to more African countries. Beyond Rwanda, Airtel Money is now available in DRC, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, Niger and Malawi.
And that was the last gist of the day. Let’s do this again tomorrow.
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