Africa-focused tech talent accelerator Andela has let go 135 employees, CEO Jeremy Johnson confirmed to TechCrunch on a call. Senior staff at the company — with offices in New York and five African countries — will also take salary cuts of 10 to 30%. The compensation and staff reductions are a...

TechCrunch did a synopsis recently on Africa’s 2019 VC stats. Analyses from investment fund Partech and media outlets Disrupt Africa and WeeTracker came up with varied numbers, but there was a common trend-line: the top two countries for VC to startups across all three studies were Nigeria and...