Before we delve into the Big 5 Daily, we extend our condolences to all who lost their loved ones during the 9/11 terrorist attack in 2001 and to all victims of war.
MTN Ghana is working toward making its digital channels the preferred channels for customers by 2023. The decision to digitize is as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
See Also: Big 5 Daily: 10th September 2020
Digital Currency Group, an International cryptocurrency company has acquired South Africa-based Luno. Both enterprises deal in Blockchain technology and are among the top exchanges in transaction volumes across countries with a high number of crypto ownership.
Next, on the Big 5, Digital Financial Services is seeking to offer grants to fintech, e-commerce, logistics, healthtech, and agricultural startups in Sub-Saharan Africa & South East Asia. To apply for the cohort program, click here.
Solarise, a Kenya-based clean energy startup has raised $10M Series B Funding to scale operations. Energy Access Ventures, Proparco, and ElectriFi participated in the funding round.
And finally, Google has released the much-anticipated Android 11 “R” and optimized features for Pixel. Android 11 offers enhanced privacy, chat-related features, smarter device controls, and additional Pixel-exclusive features.
And so, we call it a day. See you tomorrow.