Ghana

  • Uber Launch in Accra

    Uber Launches in Accra, Ghana – Offering FREE Weekends Rides

    Ride-hailing mobile taxi service Uber is set to launch in Accra, Ghana marking its presence in 13th African cities, continuing its expansion plan that’s seen the company add new markets in sub-Saharan Africa. Ghana is the fifth sub-Saharan African country to get the Uber service, less than a week...
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    Ghanaian Startup MedRx Selected for MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge

    The top three finalists in the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia has been revealed after a rigorous selection process, involving more than 700 applicants from 26 countries across Africa. Ghana’s m-health startup MedRx App – an interactive health app that connects users to health personnel from various fields...
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    45 Ghanaian Entrepreneurs Selected for 2016 Tony Elumelu #TEEP2016 Programme.

    The Tony Elumelu Foundation have announced the top 1,000 applicants for the second cycle of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme which includes 45 young entrepreneurs from Ghana. The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme – #TEEP2016 is a 12-week programme to equip startups with the basic skills required to launch and...
  • Startup's Finance Management

    5 Ways To Keep On Top Of Your Startup’s Finances

    The very early days of any business can be tough. This is a make or break period for any start-up and it’s a sobering thought to consider, as Forbes states, that 90% of them are doomed to fail. It’s not enough just to have a sound product or service...
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    Apply Now: Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology 2016 Fully Sponsored Program.

    From now until March 31, applicants from Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya can apply for the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology’s (MEST) one-year, fully sponsored training programme in software development at their campus in Accra. MEST offers a twelve-month, full-time, fully sponsored training program in which the students – known...
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    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...
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    MasterCard Foundation Commits US$ 74 million to Youth Employment

    The MasterCard Foundation has launched an innovative youth employment initiative in Uganda and Ghana at a meeting in Entebbe, Uganda. The five-year, US$74 million initiative will reach more than 200,000 economically disadvantaged young people, aged 15-24 and living on less than $2 per day, who are out of school,...
  • 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...
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    $100,000 One Africa Award Winner Announced.

    The 2015 ONE Africa Award recognises Africa-driven; Africa led advocacy efforts that have demonstrated success at community, national or regional level. The award is aimed at recognising, rewarding, and advancing the exceptional work of organisations, founded by Africans and based in Africa, dedicated to helping Africa achieve the Millennium Development Goals....
  • Zeepay Mobile Service Ghana

    Airtel Ghana partners Zeepay Ghana on eAgriculture project.

    Ghana’s Airtel Money and Zeepay Ghana have partnered with Ashanti Regional Agricultural District to develop a Mobile Money payment ecosystem for small holder farmers and farm communities for a sustainable livelihood. The objective of the partnership is to leverage each other’s capabilities in the development of an ecosystem to...
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    3rd Angel Fair Africa Slated for November 5

    Making an investment can be a complicated and daunting experience for most Venture Capitalists worldwide. Like-minded individuals cooperate with each other in making a symbiotic financial investment. In view of the above, Angel Africa List is hosting the 3rd Angel Fair Africa slated for November 5 in Accra, Ghana...
  • Meqasa

    MeQasa Raises $500,000 Investment to Expand Operations

    meQasa, a Ghana-based online real estate listing service has raised US$500,000 in a funding round, according to a report by Forbes. The report states that meQasa plans to use the funds to expand its sale and marketing outreach, as well as to accelerate the development of its innovative mobile...
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