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Zillow, United Negro College Fund, and Black Tech Ventures to Host Hackathon for Historically Black College and University Students

To engage HBCU students who have varying levels of technical skills, Zillow’s HBCU Hackathon is open to both students with advanced computer coding experience as well as those with little or no coding experience. Students will work closely with mentors Zillow and BTV. Teams can have up to four members, …

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New Lingard alternative in West Ham equation as Moyes targets African star

Another alternative to Jesse Lingard has entered the transfer equation to West Ham United according to new reports from France. David Moyes is patiently waiting to see if Lingard’s return to West Ham is a possibility following his sensational loan spell last season. With Manchester United adding Cristiano Ronaldo and …

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Africa’s park tourism crash is a wake-up call

THAT African governments have failed to raise funds to conserve their vast protected areas is beyond doubt. Countries barely managed to pay basic salaries to rangers who barely had enough to power their patrol vehicles. COVID-19 has exacerbated this already dire situation, with the loss of income from foreign tourism. …

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Zepz, formerly WorldRemit Group, the leading digital cross-border payments platform, has raised $ 292 million in new Series E primary financing, reaching a valuation of $ 5 billion

LONDON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Zepz, formerly WorldRemit, a digital cross-border payments platform operating two market-leading brands (WorldRemit and Sendwave, acquired in 2021), with over 11 million users1 in 150 countries, today announces that it has raised $ 292 million in new primary funding, reaching a valuation of $ 5 billion. The …

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Nigeria to explore DFC option in infrastructure finance – Minister | The Guardian Nigeria News

The HMIC, Alh. Lai Mohammed The federal government has said it will explore the American International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to find funds for its infrastructure development. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made it known Saturday in Washington after a meeting with Mr. Johnnie Carson, senior …

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Cassbana, Egypt is expanding rapidly by offering financial identities to unbanked communities

Egyptian fintech start-up Cassbana, which builds financial identities for underserved and unbanked communities, has grown rapidly and has already provided more than 10,000 loans in 14 cities. Founded in June of last year, Cassbana uses machine learning and AI to deliver financial identities to underserved and unbanked consumers, with its …

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Moove raises $ 23 million to create flexible options for drivers to own cars in Africa – TechCrunch

Africa is home to over a billion people, the majority of whom have little or no access to auto finance. In fact, the continent has the lowest per capita car ownership rate in the world. In 2019, Africa had less than 900,000 new vehicle sales. The United States sold more …

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Bernardo Silva desperate for Barcelona move after Man City exit

The summer transfer window is in its final month for the big European leagues, which means the biggest clubs are looking to make a splash in the market before the start of the new season. Check out the latest gossip below, and check out all the official offers here. TOP …

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Tunisia puts Ennahda official under house arrest, colleague says

A Tunisian flag flies in front of the headquarters building of the moderate Islamist party Ennahda in Tunis, Tunisia, July 29, 2021. REUTERS / Ammar Awad / File Photo TUNIS, Aug.6 (Reuters) – The Tunisian interior ministry has placed under house arrest a senior official from the moderate Islamist party …

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Church in United States undertakes fundraising for Africa

American Bishops call on the faithful to give generously to support their Catholic brothers and sisters in Africa, saying their commitment will make a real and tangible difference in the lives of countless people. By Vatican News reporter The Church in the United States traditionally dedicates the months of July …

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