Are You Proud To Be Black & African?

I'm a proud African first, and a Ghanaian young man who loves to discuss issues that empower young people. Now to the question: Why are you proud to be Black and African? I believe technology will empower young people to see change the conversation on African from the "Africa - Hopeless Continent" to "Africa - Hopeful Continent". The fact that we (Africans) are slowly reaching a point where we are very conf...

27 Aug 6:26 PM 2 Read More...

Fidelity Bank Partners IBM for Transformation Agenda

Yesterday, at the U.S. Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C, Ghana’s Fidelity Bank announced its choice of IBM to manage its technology infrastructure and services. The five year deal will help the bank deliver advanced customer services and secure its reputation as a dynamic financial services institution in West Africa. Currently one of the largest banks in Ghana, Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited is seek...

06 Aug 8:21 AM 0 Read More...

MasterCard Foundation Partners White House on Next Phase of YALI.

The MasterCard Foundation together with the White House, announced a commitment towards supporting President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). YALI as you may know is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. President Obama launched YALI in 2010 to support these young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhanc...

29 Jul 12:30 PM 0 Read More...

The Race to Bring Internet Access to Africa

This is a guest post by Brandon Engel. Follow him on Twitter: @BrandonEngel2 for more. Even though Africa is home to over 15% of the global population, African citizens constitute a comparatively miniscule 7% of global internet users, and only 16% of the total population of Africa is online. The majority of African internet subscribers are in countries with more urban areas, like South Africa, Morocco, Nig...

14 Jul 8:25 PM 0 Read More...

DEMO Africa’s Top 40 Tech Startups of 2014

DEMO Africa has just announced the 40 chosen tech startups that will launch their product on the DEMO Africa stage in September 2014. The finalists come from all over the continent with 14 startups from Nigeria followed by Kenya, Ghana and Egypt. According to the event organizers more than 400 applications were received, proving that there is great ambition in the local tech scene. Nigeria’s Minister for ...

14 Jul 7:54 PM 0 Read More...
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