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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...
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    17 African countries To Benefit from Free Basic Services from Airtel &

    Airtel Africa – a leading telecommunications service provider with operations in 17 countries across Africa, today announced its partnership with Facebook which will see the launch of Free Basics in Africa. Free Basics is a set of basic websites and services to introduce people to the internet and demonstrate...
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    Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Leadership and Success

    Eric Schmidt, the former Google CEO and current executive chairman of Alphabet, recently sat down in an interview to discuss his experiences leading the company. The full interview, which can be found on Medium, touched on Schmidt’s leadership and management practices as well as his definition of success. Here...
  • Application Opens – Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange Program

      Google for Entrepreneurs has opened applications for its exchange program, which brings entrepreneurs from all over the world together and allows them to improve their products, seek advice from experts and meet potential partners and clients. Each Exchange brings together startups from around the world in a specific industry...
  • 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...
  • Google Africa Drums Up Support for Nigeria’s 440

    Google Africa is drumming up support for 440, the new startup accelerator founded by 88mph and L5Lab to inject between $20k-110k into startups in Nigeria for 10-25% equity. In a blog post, Elija Kitaka, Google Africa program manager said: “We are very excited to be supporting 440 in creating...
  • The Race to Bring Internet Access to Africa

    This is a guest post by Brandon Engel. Follow him on Twitter: @BrandonEngel2 for more. Even though Africa is home to over 15% of the global population, African citizens constitute a comparatively miniscule 7% of global internet users, and only 16% of the total population of Africa is online. The...
  • Meet the Winners of the Africa Connected Competition

    Ghana’s Christopher Panford and four other African Entrepreneurs, Innovators and Creatives: Sitawa Wafula (Kenya), Eseoghene Odiete (Nigeria), Eric Obuh (Nigeria) and Eunice Namirembe (Uganda) emerged winners of Google’s Africa Connected competition at a ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya yesterday. Africa Connected competition was launched to promote inspiring stories of people...
  • Be Inspired & Help Christopher Panford Win $25,000 in Africa Connected Competition

    Christopher Panford runs a transport company – Technol Services enabling commercial drivers in Ghana to gain access to loans to buy and service cars, which they use to earn a living. He uses Google Maps in his vehicle tracking devices to constantly monitor the location of vehicles under bank...
  • Ato Ulzen-Appiah as Social Media Week 2014 #55FORWARD Ambassador

    #55FORWARD Ghana: Ato Ulzen-Appiah on building a grass-root movement via social media GhanaThink Foundation and Barcamp Ghana’s Co-founder: Ato Ulzen-Appiah is selected as the 55FORWARD Ambassador for the Social Media Week 2014 – Lagos, Nigeria from Feb 17 – 21, 2014. According the Social Media Week Lagos portal: Social...
  • Lamudi: Ghana’s Best Real Estate Marketplace Launched

      Lamudi Ghana – is setting the standard for providing a user friendly, highly visual marketing platform for properties and land in Ghana. Launched less than a month ago and over 400 properties have listed on their website from individuals and the largest agencies and developers including Orel, Pelican...
  • Google Launches Project Link in Uganda.

    Google has launched an initiative to bring broadband to unconnected or poorly connected areas of the developing world. Through Project Link the search giant will build fiber-optic networks that will make it possible for more people to connect to the internet. Project Link – will bring faster, more reliable...
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