Asantewaa Smith

Asantewaa Smith

Asantewaa Smith - Ghanaian Blogger, Writer and Feminist-based in New York very passionate about Innovation, Technology, and Gender issues.
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    Google Chrome To Start Blocking Disruptive Ads With New Update

    Google Chrome’s new ad blocking feature will identify websites with disruptive ads, and punish only those with enough complaints. Google wants to keep your web experience smooth and less distracting. To ensure you enjoy surfing content through Google Chrome, the company has announced that starting today, the browser will stop...
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    Google Testing ‘Reply’ App for adding smart replies to popular messaging apps

    Google’s new app can prepare smart replies based on the context of the message and currently in development stage under Google’s Area 120 to Android testers. Google is reportedly testing a new app called Reply, which will add a smart reply option to some popular apps. As per a report by...
  • Google To Introduce Snapchat-style AMP Stories in search

    Snapchat-style messages are a hit, and Google is copying it with AMP Stories that will appear in search results. Google is bringing its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) feature to email with the developer preview for Gmail. Google is calling the new feature as AMP for Email, and it will...
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    Kenyan Solar Energy Company M-KOPA Connects 100,000 homes to PAYGO Solar TV

    Kenyan Solar Energy Company M-KOPA has connected 100,000 homes to its pay-as-you-go Solar TV Program. Kenyan solar energy company, M-KOPA announced that it has connected 100,000 homes to solar TVs across the Eastern African Region. The company founded in 2011 by Nick Hughes, Chad Larson, and Jesse Moore in...
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    How to Buy Safeboda Credit Using Mobile Money in Uganda

    Uganda’s Moto-Taxis SafeBoda partners with MTN Uganda and Airtel for riders to buy credit through Mobile Money. Moto-Taxis are now innovative solutions in frontier markets and are becoming the most common method of getting around in most/many areas around our towns. They’re (Moto-taxis) are strongly regulated; drivers/riders wear helmets,...
  • Amma Gyampoh

    Amma Gyampo: The Ghanaian Woman Jumpstarting African Startups

    Amma Gyampo to moderate a panel of Agri-Tech entrepreneurs and share her insight on West Africa’s technology entrepreneurship ecosystem. Nicknamed “The Matchmaker” Amma Gyampo, the founder of AmDeCo, a network of business development, coaching, partnership and advisory consultants will be a presenter at the Tech in Ghana Conference (TIGC) on 21- 22 November...
  • Frontier-Digital-Ventures

    Frontier Digital Ventures & Jumia Swaps 3 Online Classified Portals in Africa.

    Frontier Digital Ventures has bought 3 online property classifieds portals from Jumia, a major online classifieds group in Africa. Malaysia-based Frontier Digital Ventures has acquired three online property classified portals from Africa’s Jumia in exchange for the former’s classified horizontal platform in West Africa, Afribaba. Jumia’s portals are existing competitors to Frontier’s...
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    5 African Women Techpreneurs To Pitch At Start-up Night! Afrika, Germany.

    The five African Women in Tech will be pitching in Berlin during the Start-up Night! Afrika kind courtesy Lionesses of Africa. 5 leading women-led startups from Africa have been selected to pitch their innovative digital platforms, apps and solutions to big business, government, investors and influencers in Berlin on...
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    Andela Raises $40M To Connect Africa’s Engineering Talents

    Zuckerberg-backed Andela raises $40 million to connect tech firms with Africa’s best software developers Andela, the company that builds high-performing engineering teams with Africa’s most talented software developers, today announced that the company has secured $40M in Series C funding. The investment was led by pan-African venture firm CRE...