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Tech champions: Kenyan startup wins Visa prize

By Correspondent | Published Thu, July 26th 2018 at 00:00, Updated July 25th 2018 at 18:03 GMT +3
Some of the winners. [Courtesy]

A Kenya startup, Mookh Africa, has emerged the overall winner in the Visa Sub-Saharan Africa Everywhere Initiative, pocketing Sh5 million.

The programme is designed to encourage development of the ‘next big thing’ in payments.

Mookh developed a social business payments solution that makes it easy to buy and sell on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

It beat 11 other finalists selected from 238 submissions. 

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