Jumia Launches in Ghana

Africa’s number one online retailer now present in Ghana and eight African countries Online retail giant Jumia often referred to as the Amazon of Africa has launched operations in Ghana. The e-commerce site which is backed financially by the German venture capital firm Rocket Internet announced their expansion into Ghana after successfully launching in Uganda. From reports; Jumia first launched in 2012 ...

14 Nov 11:54 PM 0 Read More...

MADE IN AFRICA: A True Story About Digital Innovation from Africa.

What do you think of when you hear the phrase 'Made in Africa'?  Safaris? Massai walking into the Sunset? Wooden masks and big colourful prints? Refugee camps and famine? Diamond mines and child soldiers? The documentary film MADE IN AFRICA follows a new generation of IT trailblazers pioneering innovative solutions to 21st century challenges, not in Silicon Alley in Berlin, but in the the hills around Kigali a...

11 Nov 10:32 AM 0 Read More...

Celebrities Launch Campaign Against Ebola

A new campaign addressing the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was launched by some celebrities to raise awareness about the Ebola Deadly Virus (EDV). The video is star-studded with on-screen cameos from movie star Idris Elba, former UK Prime Minister - Tony Blair, supermodel Naomi Campbell, soul singer Alicia Keys, basketball icon Dikembe Mutombo and several others. "Ebola is not a death sentence," many...

22 Oct 3:37 PM 0 Read More...

Oslo Freedom Forum: Defeating Dictators - Day 1

  The Oslo Freedom Forum explores innovative nonviolent approaches to opposing dictatorship across the globe. The forum's founder, Thor Halvorssen, described it as "an intimate gathering where leaders, who are transforming the world present, offer effective solutions and inspiring testimonies that impact human rights and freedom." The forum running from October 20 - 22, 2014 is hosting 189 spea...

19 Oct 3:00 PM 1 Read More...

Beam Remit From Ghana To Disrupt African Remittance Industry

  This article was originally published on CoinTelegraph.com by  Sophie Shuhcmacher Beam is a brand new bitcoin company looking to shake up the African remittance industry. They are utilizing Bitcoin’s payment system and borderless nature to give Ghanaians cheaper and quicker remittances. When bitcoins are sent to Beam, Beam will immediately turn the bitcoins into Ghana’s fiat currency, the Gh...

10 Oct 7:57 AM 0 Read More...
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