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Finnfund invests USD 19 million in Zain Iraq to rebuild Iraqi network

Finnfund today announced a USD 19 million loan to Iraq’s leading mobile network provider Atheer Telecom Iraq, known by its brand name Zain Iraq. Zain Iraq, a member of Kuwait-based Zain Group, has been operating in Iraq since 2004. The financing allows Zain Iraq to modernize its network in Northern Iraq as well as enhancement […]

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Finnfund invests in financial services technology platform Jumo

Finnfund, a Finnish development finance company, has made an investment in Jumo, a financial services platform providing mobile financial services in emerging markets. JUMO is a multi-sided platform for Mobile Network Operators and Financial Service Providers.  To date, JUMO has served over 5 million people in Africa and Asia using behavioural data from mobile usage. […]

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Fuzu matches workers with jobs

It is hard to find a job in Nairobi. Even good qualifications do not open all the doors. The competition is ruthless. There is no shortage of applicants and the number swells by a million each year. Nairobi, full of smart young university graduates, may be Africa’s toughest job market. Sylvia Biwott and Gregory Oyolo are […]

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