• Andela

    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...
  • Better Than Cash

    New UN Report Reveals Momentum for Digital Payments in Ghana

    UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance released a report documenting the country’s progress in creating an economy where everyone can pay and get paid digitally. At an event bringing together key government and business players, the Ghana’s Ministry of Finance and the UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance released a  report documenting the country’s progress in...
  • Usalama wins HiiL’s Innovating Justice Bootcamp in Nairobi

    Kenya‘s Usalama adjudged winner of this year’s Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) Innovating Justice BootCamp in Nairobi.  Usalama, a platform that connects users and emergency service providers including ambulance, security, police and even road-side assistance is the 2017 winner of The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law...
  • Blended Learning

    Could blended learning be Africa’s recipe for educational success?

    Guest Post: EdTech Expert, Jens Ischebeck shares on whether “Could blended learning be Africa’s recipe for educational success?” More and more learners are turning to online courses that enable them to participate in primary, secondary and tertiary education over the web and at a distance from campus. Debates rage...
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    Global Digital Report: Social Media Users Passing 3 Billion in 2017.

    Global Digital Statshot reveals the latest data for internet, social media, and mobile use around the world in Q3 2017 with Social Media users passing 3 Billion. The latest Digital in 2017 Global Overview report for internet, social media, and mobile use around the world in Q3 2017 by We...
  • OMG Digital

    Y Combinator-Backed Ghanaian Startup OMG Digital Closes $1.1M Seed Funding

    Y Combinator-Backed Ghanaian Startup OMG Digital Closes $1.1M Seed Funding from Kima Ventures, Soma Capital, and Comcast Ventures. Ghanaian tech startup, OMG Digital, has announced it has closed on Seed Funding of $1.1 million from international investors Kima Ventures, Soma Capital, Comcast Ventures Catalyst Fund, Social Capital, M&Y Growth Partners,...
  • Google Africa

    Google Partners Code4Africa & World Bank To Empowers 6,000 African Journalists

    Google Africa has partnered with Code4Africa and World Bank To Empowers 6,000 African Journalists Google Africa has announced its support for a Digital Journalism initiative that will see 6,000 African journalists trained in data journalism skills till the end of February 2018. Google News Lab and the World Bank...
  • iflix Africa

    Asia’s (SVoD) Service, iFlix Extends Global Footprint to sub-Saharan Africa

    iflix is coming to Africa, with plans to roll out services in the second and third quarters of this year in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Asia-based leading Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service iflix is to begin operations in sub-Saharan Africa. It is opening facilities in South...
  • Netflix No Longer Available on Rooted & Unlocked Android Devices

    Rooted and unlocked Android devices won’t be available for Netflix any longer. Netflix will no longer be officially available for rooted and unlocked Android devices, with the streaming service shifting to a new copy-protection mechanism. The video streaming service will be using Google’s Widevine Digital Rights Management (DRM) protocol...