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A few years ago, the very idea of an African tech startup joining a major US accelerator program would have been laughable. But these days, African tech is making a bigger splash on the global stage. This was demonstrated by the new during February that three African companies have joined US accelerators. Yes, three. And major accelerators at that. Kenya’s Bamba Group – which provides a variety of data collection and SMS-based customer engagement products – will take part in the Techstars accelerator held in Austin, Texas. Egyptian bug-reporting app Instabug has joined Y Combinator, while Nigeria e-commerce company Podozi was selected…

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