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Andela raises $40m to connect Africa’s engineering talent

African tech platform Andela, has announced that it has secured $40 million in Series C funding. This investment is led by CRE Venture Capital with participation from DBL Partners, Amplo, Salesforce and TLcom Capital, with some investors like Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV, and Spark Capital. Andela was launched in 2014 to build a network of technology leaders on the African ...

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Court remands Prophet Nkansah

An Accra Circuit Court, on Friday remanded  Prophet Daniel Nkansah,  flagbearer of the New Vision Party (NVP), in police custody until June 2,  on  a charge of robbery leveled against him, after turning down a bail application filed by his lawyer, The court in February this year, ordered the arrest of Prophet Nkansah who was said to be at large, ...

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Robbers kill driver on Accra-Kumasi road

A 32-year-old driver of a Man Diesel truck was Wednesday shot and killed in cold blood when his vehicle was intercepted by armed robbers on the Accra-Kumasi highway. Three passengers, two of whom were on a VIP bus, also sustained injuries and were sent to the Nkawkaw Government Hospital for treatment. Two of the injured were treated and discharged. The ...

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Fitness instructor, Lebanese jailed 30 years

The Accra Fast Track High Court has sentenced two persons to 30 years’ imprisonment for attacking a company on the Spintex Road and making away with various sums of money. They are Nana Ama Agyeiwaa, a self-styled fitness instructor who is said to render services to high-profile personalities in their homes, and Avo Kevorkion, a Lebanese and showroom manager of ...

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