Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private Equity News.

1. Japanese VC firm closes second Africa fund

Samurai Incubate has officially closed its second Africa fund after having raised 2.026 billion yen (about $18.7 million). Since January 2020, the firm has kept fundraising despite the Covid crisis. A total of 54 corporate and individual investors participated. The raised amount surpassed the targeted amount of 2...