• 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...
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    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...
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    Facebook New Feature To Help With Relationship & Breakups

    Facebook announced last month, they are testing a tool to help people manage how they interact with their former partners on Facebook after a relationship has ended. When people change their relationship status to indicate they are no longer in a relationship, they will be prompted to try these...
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    Facebook Safety Feature Finally Activated for Nigeria.

    Facebook has activated its Safety Check feature for the first time in Nigeria, after a bombing likely carried out by Boko Haram killing more than 30 yesterday according to reports. In a post by Co-founder and CEO of Facebook – Mark Zuckerberg: “We’ve activated Facebook Safety Check again after...
  • Facebook Opens First African Office in South Africa

    Facebook has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally. Based in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, Facebook’s newest business office will be headed by Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, the company’s new Head of Africa. Facebook is...
  • 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...
  • Google Launches Ramadan Companion To Highlight Holy Month

    Technology and faith come together for a billion plus people observing the holy month of Ramadan. In the spirit of the Muslim holy month, Google has launched a Ramadan Companion app which gives the user customized and locally relevant information, tips, and other content highlighting the richness of what...
  • Africa Techies To Compete in Hackathon for Social Good

      A first of its kind hackathon will bring together edtech (education technology) entrepreneurs from throughout Africa to explore and develop new paths and methods for sustainable change in social systems. Taking place from May 17 – 20, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the aim of the game is in...
  • #FreeZone9Bloggers: The Case of the Zone 9 Bloggers in Ethiopia

    There was a need for an alternative voice in Ethiopia. A group of young Ethiopian bloggers wanted to spread awareness on human right violations. They chose to call themselves “Zone 9 Bloggers″, a name referring to the zones of the notorious Kality prison, where political prisoners and journalists are...
  • State of World Press Freedom in 2015

    Which countries enjoy the greatest levels of freedom around the world? Freedom House – an organization dedicated to promoting free institutions worldwide has released its quinquennial status report on global freedom which provides a comprehensive overview. The Independent compared the differences between freedom levels in 1995 and 2015 in...
  • Join Surfline Touch As Many Hearts This New Year.

    Even though the meaning of Christmas and New Year varies across the World, one thing is for sure, the season’s essence includes sharing gifts and extending acts of kindness to one another. In line with this, Surfline Communications; Ghana’s premier 4G LTE network, is embarking on a fundraising drive...
  • Safety During Christmas Season in Ghana

    Christmas is a time is for family celebration and let us makes sure we celebrate and return home safely. We don’t want to be in tears for our own or someone’s mistakes on the road which could have easily been avoided if we follow driving basics. It’s time to...
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