• NEXT BANK Holds First FinTech Summit in Accra in October

    Next Bank is an independent, open and collaborative community driving positive change for the better in financial services through design,innovation and entrepreneurship is holding its maiden Fintech conference on Friday 2nd October 2015, hosted by the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology Incubator, Accra. Led by Paul Damalie, the conference’s theme...
  • Ghana’s ‘Father of Internet’ Awarded 2015 ICANN Award

    Prof. Nii Narku Quaynor, Chair of the Internet Society (ISOC) Ghana Chapter and Africa Internet pioneer has been awarded the 2015 ICANN Multi-stakeholder Ethos Award during the opening ceremony of ICANN 53 in Buenos Aires. Prof. Quaynor was recognized for his historical and current role in ICANN and the...
  • Google Empowers Collaborative Citizen Journalism with News Labs

    Google today revealed details of a new project designed to power the world of journalism. News Labs is a joint venture between Google and a number of technology firms and entrepreneurs to make it easier to research and publish stories. It’s something aimed primarily at major newsrooms and reporting...
  • Facebook’s Internet.org Now in Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania & Zambia

    In less than a year, Internet.org has brought more than 9 million people online and introduced them to the incredible value of the internet. People now have access to basic internet services including tools and resources for communication, health, education and local news. Following the launch of the Internet.org...
  • Twitter Chat: The #eLA15 edTech – May 8, 12PM GMT

    Where do I start? What knowledge do I need? What are the main traps? 35% of young people in Africa have no access to secondary education or technical skills development, and 82 million adults lack basic literacy skills(1), but budding education technology entrepreneurs across the continent are recognizing the...
  • Apply Now: CNN African Journalist Awards Calls for Entry

    Application is opened for the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2015. Broadcast, Print and Online Journalists whose works focuses on the African continent can apply for this award. The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Competition highlights journalism’s role in Africa’s development and honors journalistic talent across all media disciplines. Now...
  • Featured: Why Black South Africans are attacking foreign Africans but not foreign Whites

    The attacks on migrant shop owners in Durban this week reminds us the position of foreigner in South Africa is a complex one. After decades of isolation from the rest of the African continent, and the world, during apartheid, South Africa finally opened up to the rest of world...
  • Dayo

    Interview: Dayo Osikoya – The Code School, Ghana

    The Code School is an 8-week intensive beginner-friendly coding school at the iSpace Innovation Hub in Accra run by Dayo Osikoya and his team. Interested participants are taken through the fundamentals of technical skills needed to make beautiful web and mobile apps. I interviewed Dayo Osikoya, Founder and CEO...
  • The Evolution of African Fashion

    Being Fashionable is one thing,  whiles staying in trend and living up to par is another. We can say that Africans are setting themselves apart especially when it comes to African designers in the world as well as indigenes patronizing indigenous designers. We can now conveniently go to awards...
  • Rich Tanksley Steps Down as SimplePay’s COO | Joins Pulse.ng

    SimplePay’s Chief Operating Officer Rich Tanksley will be stepping down from his role and will become a member of the SimplePay Advisory Board. Mr. Tanksley joined SimplePay in June of 2014 on behalf of Seedstars World, a Swiss venture builder that is providing funding for SimplePay. His role was...
  • Google Launches Nigeria’s Election 2015 Hub

    Summary: Google has launched an online portal to keep up with Nigeria’s 2015 elections Google has launched an online news and election hub to provide updates on the forthcoming general election in Nigeria. The online platform, http://www.google.ng/elections, will feature players in the political and electoral system via news and...
  • Microsoft Unveils Nokia 215 – A $29 Internet Phone

    Summary: Microsoft’s new Nokia 215 phone can last nearly a month on a single charge. And while it’s certainly not a smartphone, it’s not dumb either. Microsoft has unveiled a cheap, internet-enabled Nokia phone – Nokia 215 that hopes to help it increase its market share in Asia, the...
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