Guinness Launches ‘Made Of Black’ Campaign

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) Ghana’s Only Total Beverage Business has launched a new and exciting campaign dubbed ‘GUINNESS MADE OF BLACK’. The Pan African campaign was rolled out on August 27th through both Pan African and local media channels. The nation’s favorite stout took over key television stations - MTV Base Africa, Viasat 1 and 4Syte TV live to launch the action-packed #madeofblack...

29 Aug 5:12 AM 0 Read More...

2014 Finalists For Anzisha Prize for Young Entrepreneurs Announced

Togo and Ivory Coast have Anzisha finalists for the first time and five amazing young women have made the cut with projects varying from tourism, art and energy. For the first time ever, African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are delighted to have Anzisha Prize finalists from Togo and Ivory Coast (http://www.anzishaprize.org), revealing strong growth in entrepreneurship activity amongst youth i...

26 Aug 1:08 PM 0 Read More...

Kirusa Acquires Ghanaian Startup - Saya Mobile

Voice messaging and social media apps firm Kirusa has acquired Ghana-based Saya Mobile, which provides instant messaging apps geared specifically for African consumers. The deal sees Kirusa acquire the technology, intellectual property and workforce of Saya, which will now be working on Kirusa’s mobile apps. Kirusa said the acquisition was evidence of its increasing commitment to Africa, with the buyout e...

21 Aug 5:25 PM 0 Read More...

The State of the Internet 2014

  An important and obvious market trend is the migration and use of mobile and web applications by consumers, especially middle-class mobile users in Ghana. In a country where Internet penetration is still below 30%, it is still interesting to realize how this minority population is familiar with mobile apps released in the Silicon Valley and other modern markets. On the commercial side, although...

11 Aug 12:00 PM 0 Read More...

General Electric (GE) To Invest $2 Billion Into Africa

General Electric Co. (GE) will invest about $2 billion in Africa by 2018 and double the local workforce in what Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt calls one of the world’s most-promising markets. “Africa is one of the most important growth areas, purely from an economic standpoint,” Immelt said at a media event for the start of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington being hosted by President Ba...

05 Aug 6:15 AM 0 Read More...
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