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Airlander 10 Gets A $1.3 Million Injection To Go All-electric

The journey for a zero-carbon environment is not excluding the aviation industry. The new design for the electric aircraft is underway now, and production will commence shortly. The company behind the world's longest aircraft, Airlander...

Nigeria’s Civic-tech Startup BudgIT Launches a SMS Simple Solution To Follow LG Monthly Allocations

The Nigeria's civic-tech organization BudgIT is looking to tackle corruption in the grassroots –local government areas of the country with the "LET'S TACKLE LG CORRUPTION" movement. https://twitter.com/BudgITng/status/1191418409533222912?ref_src=twcamp%5Ecopy%7Ctwsrc%5Eandroid%7Ctwgr%5Ecopy%7Ctwcon%5E7090%7Ctwterm%5E3 As part of its objectives of "Raising the standards...

Goodbye Cameroon! JUMIA Shuts Down Operations In Cameroon Five Years After Inception

Africa-focused e-commerce company JUMIA has reportedly shutdown its operations in Cameroon five years after inception. The e-commerce Group CEO & co-founder, Jeremy Hodara told TechCabal the commerce platform "as it is run today is not...
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Gun Detection Startup Aegis AI Raises $2.2m

A start up called Aegis AI, that uses computer vision to detect guns, has raised $2.2m in a venture capital funding led by Bling Capital. Participants also included Upside Partnership and Tensility Venture Partners. The...

Barbershop Management App Squire Raises $8 Million In Its First Round Of Venture Capital...

SQUIRE barbershop app raises $8 million in their first round of venture capital financing. Co-founders Dave Salvant and Songe LaRon are two Black entrepreneurs who set out to find solutions to underlying challenges associated with searching out good...

Ghana Students Make Safer Sanitary Pads From Cotton And Banana Stems

— Ghanaian Students Miss Otoo-Quayson and Matilda Sampong discovered a safer, non-toxic and environmental friendly sanitary pad from cotton and Banana stem. — Beyond the environmental benefit, the banana sanitary pads are cheaper. One of the...
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China Completes World’s Largest Airport For $12B.

China has completed its most modern and biggest airport, The Daxing international airport. The project is said to have been completed at a massive $12B. The airport designed by the late icon of architecture...

Uber’s Proposed Flying Taxi Design Pretty Much Looks Like A Helicopter

Uber's quest to become a one-stop shop for the movement of people and powering local commerce around the world is becoming a reality. The ride hailing tech company eventually revealed a super sleek design...

Ability To Stream YouTube & Netflix When Car Is Stopped Coming To Your Tesla...

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, has hinted about intentions to integrate YouTube and Netflix into Tesla semi- autonomous electric vehicles in the nearest future. https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1155179932474957825?ref_src=twcamp%5Ecopy%7Ctwsrc%5Eandroid%7Ctwgr%5Ecopy%7Ctwcon%5E7090%7Ctwterm%5E3 This is to give commuters an immersive cinematic experience while they enjoy...

Google Introduces “Bolo App” To Reduce Illiteracy Amongst Children In India

India being about the most populous country in the world now gets an app learning assistant known as "Bolo" to help its citizens read through a mix of Hindi and English stories as well...