IFC invests USD 6 mln in mobile technology firm Africa's Talking

Friday 8 September 2017 | 11:16 CET | News
The International Finance Corporation is investing up to USD 6 million in mobile tech firm Africa's Talking, reports Business Daily. The IFC said it would use its relationships and knowledge of the continent to help Africa's Talking as it expands. Africa's Talking chief operating officer, Bilha Ndirangu, told the Business Daily that the Nairobi-based company also operates in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Nigeria and Ethiopia.

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