• egovernment

    Ghana’s e-Government Public-Private Partnership and the Value of Long-term Strategies

    This article was originally authored by Mavis Ampah and published on the World Bank Blog on 02/02/2016. Most African countries have realized the importance of private investment and are experimenting with private sector partnerships for the construction, maintenance, and/or operation of capital intensive projects. Where they have succeeded, as...
  • Bright Simon - Ghana

    Financial Times lauds “frighteningly clever” mPedigree founder Bright Simons

    UK newspaper, The Financial Times (FT) has lauded Ghana’s technology entrepreneur, Bright Simons, describing him as a “frighteningly clever” individual. In an article published on Monday, FT praised Mr Simons and three others as “tech tycoons” for shaking up the African technological market with their innovative digital products. Mr Simons was applauded for innovating mPedigree,...
  • Busy 4G Ghana

    BusyInternet Launches 4G LTE Service – Busy4G in Ghana.

    3G services slowing your business down? Existing 4G LTE providers now living up to expectation? Worry no more; for there’s a new 4G LTE Service Provider in town with awesome pecks for everyone. BusyInternet – a Ghanaian Internet Service Provider (ISP) providing a number of services including ADSL broadband,...
  • Viber Public Chat Africa

    Viber launches Public Chats for It’s Africa and Middle East Subscribers

    Viber, one of the leading messaging and calling apps with more than 664 million unique users worldwide, announced today that it has opened its latest social channel ‘Public Chats’ to partners in Africa and the Middle East. Brands, organizations, celebrities, public figures and social influencers from these countries can...
  • SheLeads Africa Contest

    Organic Nigerian Food Entrepreneur wins She Leads Africa Contest

    Kasope Ladipo-Ajai, founder and owner of a Nigerian food production startup called Omo Alata Foods, has won the She Leads Africa 2015 Entrepreneur Showcase for women entrepreneurs. The She Leads Africa Entrepreneur Showcase is hosted annually to promote and boost women entrepreneurs on the continent. Ajai was among six finalists chosen from...
  • Yoco Mobile POS - South Africa

    Is YOCO South Africa’s Growing Mobile POS Provider?

    South African startup – Yoco offers an easy way for SMEs in South Africa to securely accept card payments at their stores or on the go. A fully licensed merchant aggregator and the first in South Africa, they offers businesses a choice of two mobile card readers that connect...
  • 1776 Challenge Cup

    Ghanaian Startups Chosen to Advance in 1776 Challenge Competition

    Global startup incubator and seed fund 1776 Challenge and iSpace Foundation crowned the three Accra Challenge Cup winners, representing the most compelling local startups tackling difficult and intractable social challenges. The three winners will move on to the regional competition in Nairobi, where they will compete against other leading...
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    Google Play Music Enters South Africa Digital Music Market

    Google has become the latest tech giant to launch a streaming music service – Google Music Play in South Africa. Google Music Play is available to local music lovers from today and it includes the service’s vast online digital music marketplace and the All Access subscription service. The service has been...
  • internet.org Innovation Challenge

    Facebook Brings Internet.org Innovation Challenge to Africa

    Facebook is launching the Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa, with the aim of recognizing developers and entrepreneurs who are using the internet to improve the standard of education and economic health in their communities. Developers across Africa are invited to enter the challenge. Facebook will present an Innovation Challenge...
  • vodacom-m-pesa

    Vodafone Launches M-Pesa Service In Ghana As Vodafone Cash

    Vodafone Group announced the roll out of mobile money platform M-Pesa in Ghana, the 11th market where it has launched the service so far. The launch comes after a successful pilot period, which started in August this year, with service set to operate under the ‘Vodafone Cash’ brand. Vodafone said approximately...
  • Tigo R4Change

    10 Shortlisted for Tigo Ghana Digital Change-Makers Competition

    Tigo Ghana, in partnership with Reach for Change, has announced the shortlisting of 10 Social Entrepreneurs for the Tigo Ghana Digital Change-Makers competition for 2015. The competition, which closed the deadline for applications on November 6th, received hundreds of entries with varied technological innovations across a wide range of...
  • Metro Africa Xpress - Nigeria

    Metro Africa Xpress (MAX) Makes TechCrunch Disrupt London Finals

    Metro Africa Xpress (or MAX, for short),  founded by Adetayo Bamiduro and his co-founder Chinedu Azodoha is a last-mile delivery service for urban Africa based in Lagos, Nigeria. They presented in front of multiple groups of industry leaders serving competing for £30,000 and the highly coveted Disrupt Cup in London. The...
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