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Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a $6 million seed-round led by Deciens Capital. The San Francisco-based company offers mobile-based, no fee, P2P payment services in six countries: Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Kenya. Chipper Cash will use...

Miss World viewers commend Miss Nigeria’s reaction to losing the pageant

Viewers celebrated when Miss Jamaica took the crown for the Miss World pageant on Saturday, but the reaction that caused the biggest stir online was that of runner-up Miss Nigeria.  Nyekachi Douglas of Nigeria was standing on stage with...

Sharm El-Sheikh offers superb diving – and with direct flights from next week it is back in business

Great fish and chips!’ said Tina and Stewart from Bromsgrove. Anna, Andrea and Alan from Sunderland also loved the ‘beautiful’ fish and chips, but also had a ‘fab’ holiday. ‘First time to Egypt!’ It’s a novel kind of guestbook....

The 40 seats most at risk for the Conservatives

The final YouGov constituency-by-constituency poll published on Tuesday showed a dramatic fall in the projected Conservative majority, from 68 to 28 seats.  It suggests the election is much closer than was thought. Part of the reason is tactical voting, with...

Remains show a ‘missing link’ from foot to tail-powered whales

Fossilised whale remains discovered in the Egyptian desert could be the 'missing-link' between foot-powered and tail-powered swimmers, say scientists. The newly discovered species of whale was found as a 'near intact' skeleton in the Wadi Al Hitan World Heritage...

Klopp heaps praise on Salah’s mental toughness in Salzburg win

Jurgen Klopp hailed Mohamed Salah's mental resilience after his superb goal sent Liverpool surging into the Champions League's last 16. The Egypt international had a number of opportunities to give his side breathing space in an absorbing opening 45...

Never-before-seen pictures rescued from a tip show true hell of 1915 Gallipoli campaign

Never-before-seen photos of the disastrous Gallipoli campaign have come to light over a century later after being salvaged from a tip. The fascinating snaps were taken by a Sub Lieutenant Gilbert Speight who served in the Royal Naval Air...

Employer invites candidates to a 7am interview but doesn’t show up himself until 6pm

An employer hoping to test the patience of prospective staff has been slammed, for making candidates wait almost 12 hours. Jerry Doubles, from Nigeria, took to Twitter to reveal a tale he'd heard about six job seekers being asked to attend...

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Carlo Ancelotti arrives in London as Everton talks progress

Marco Silva was sacked as boss on December 5, with Duncan Ferguson taking interim charge, but now the...

Robin Van Persie jokingly reveals reason why Mason Greenwood will succeed at Manchester United

Greenwood rescued his side a point against Everton on Sunday with a perfect finish into the bottom corner, and he is already being...

Paul Merson slams ‘clueless’ Arsenal for ‘big, big gamble’ on Mikel Arteta

Paul Merson has issued a scathing assessment of Mikel Arteta and says 'clueless' Arsenal are taking a big gamble in appointing the current...

TOWIE’s Chloe Sims accuses Amber Turner of being cruel to her daughter Madison, 15

The duo have been at loggerheads since the show veteran, 37, enjoyed a fling with 26-year-old Amber's now-boyfriend Dan Edgar, 29, earlier this...

Kanye West and Jay-Z back on friendly terms two years after Tidal lawsuit

The Jesus Walks rapper, 42, reportedly claimed his pal's streaming service owed him $3 million following the release of The Life of Pablo...