Syafunda, a South African educational platform that provides access to digital content through mobile technology, has received investment funding from Edge Growth.

Syafunda, which means “we are learning” in Zulu, was the inspiration of entrepreneur Zakheni Ngubo. Together with his Durban-based Syafunda team, Zakheni is capitalising on South Africa’s high mobile penetration rate to make education more easily accessible.

The company partners with local content develop...