Djamo app raises $14 million, aims to expand in Francophone Africa

Djamo, the popular consumer finance app has reportedly secured $14 million from the renowned accelerator, along with three lead investors like Oikocredit, Enza Capital, and Partech Africa, and other participating investors, such as P1 Ventu....

RedBrick AI backed by Sequoia India & Surge in $4.6 million funding

RedBrick AI, the health-tech startup has reportedly raised $4.6 million in a funding round, which was led by Sequoia India and Southeast Asia’s Surge. According to reports, this fund will be used to expand the market for RedBrick&rsqu....

UK increases borrowing as energy support starts and economy declines

The UK has reportedly increased its borrowings as government assistance with energy costs and the effects of a weak economy led to an increase in the UK public debt last month to the fourth highest level for an October on record. Office ....

China signs one of its biggest, longest LNG deals ever with Qatar

China inked a historic agreement worth US$ 60 billion to buy liquified natural gas (LNG) from Qatar as the largest economy in the world seeks to boost its energy security efforts for decades. Qatar Energy will supply Sinopec around 4 mil....

COP27: Historic climate cost deal made but no progress on fossil fuels

A historic agreement has reportedly been made at the UN's COP27 summit that will see wealthy nations pay developing nations for the harm and economic losses brought on by climate change. Nations dealing with severe climate impacts ha....

Canada: Kelowna's minimum wage for local workers has increased by 24%

According to a recently published report by the Canadian Centre for Policy, the hourly pay required for local employees to make ends meet has reportedly increased significantly in the Okanagan city of Kelowna. The living salary is the ho....

UK: Activists call for action as London workers fight for fair wages

Activists have reportedly asked for higher wages for social care employees in London. According to a recent analysis, the Haringey neighborhood in outer London has been ranked first in the UK for jobs that pay less than the real living wage....

Cornwall gets approval to launch rockets from UK's first spaceport

Spaceport Cornwall, the Horizontal Launch solution of the UK has reportedly been granted an operating license, allowing it to host the nation's first space mission. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) reported that the Newquay site can b....

China's Xi begins the first day of G20 by meeting with the US allies

Chinese President Xi Jinping has reportedly entered a series of face-to-face meetings with international leaders at the G20 summit in Bali as he seeks to reclaim China's global clout after a nearly three-year absence. Following ....

Quix raises US$12.9 Mn in MMC Ventures-led Series A funding round

UK-based real-time data startup Quix has secured investments worth US$ 12.9 million (£11 million) in the Series A funding round, which was led MMC Ventures. Existing investors, such as Berlin-based Project A Ventures and London-based ....