West Africa

  • Concert Review: Lauryn Hill Delivers A Stunner in Accra, Ghana

    The 2nd edition of BBnZ’s Afrobeats Big Weekend Festival which started in Accra, Ghana from December 12 – 14, 2014 with jammed packed performances by established and up-and-coming artistes from Ghana came to an astounding end with an electrifying and an awesomely performance by the multi Grammy award winning...
  • WATCH: Angelique Kidjo On West’s Coverage of Africa

    On this weekend’s episode of Talk to Al Jazeera, Benin’s Grammy-winning singer Angelique Kidjo criticized the Western media’s depiction of Africa, particularly since the Ebola outbreak. “Do you think everybody in Africa has Ebola?” she asked presenter Barnaby Phillips. “That’s the image you give to people. “We didn’t invent Ebola....
  • TechCamp West Africa Opens for Application. Apply Now!

    Are you between between 25 – 35 years? Do you believe that your generation can be the catalyst for job creation? Have you made positive change in your neighborhood or community?  Are you ready to be part of a greater community? Do you reside in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana,...
  • Ndani TV Presents: The New Africa – Watch Accra Teaser

    Ndani TV – the purveyor of Pan African taste and the No. 1 online destination for premium African business, entertainment and travel content is out The New Africa an upcoming Travel Show on Ndani TV. Below is a teaser of what to expect from their trip to Ghana. The...
  • Lagos to Host 1st Angel Fair West Africa

    Africa’s technology startup ecosystem is still nascent and peculiarly opaque, making it hard for serious players on both sides to find each other, reports TechCabal. In view of the above, a 2-days Angel Fair West Africa is been organized in Lagos, Nigeria from March 30 – 31, 2014. About...
  • Ghana Ranked 7th on Mo Ibrahim’s Index of African Governance

    The IIAG – the Ibrahim Index of African Governance 2013 has been published in Nairobi. Mo Ibrahim, the founder of the Ibrahim Foundation is monitoring all 54 African countries every year concerning the following parameters: Safety & Rule of Law Participation & Human Rights Sustainable Economic Opportunity Human Development...
  • Tigo Cash Wins Best Mobile Money Product in West Africa

    Tigo Cash has been awarded “Best Mobile Money Product in West Africa” at the 2013 Kalahari Awards in Lagos, Nigeria. This award is given to organizations that have made significant contribution to the mobile financial sector and are poised to change the market landscape in the near future. At...
  • Thoughts & Lessons Learned from #CyberSecWA

    West African Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop in Accra, January 29 - 31 co-hosted by U.S. Department of State and the Government of Ghana. Panel discussion with Mac-Jordan Degadjor, Prof. Kwame Karikari and Tope Ogundipe (Nigeria)...
  • @MacJordan On #CyberSecWA Panel Discussion.

    The U.S. Department of State and the Government of Ghana are co-hosting the West African Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop in Accra, Ghana from January 29 – 31 at the Holiday Inn, Accra. According to US President Barack Obama: “This world—cyberspace—is a world that we depend on every single day…...
  • West African Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop, Accra. Ghana

    The U.S. Department of State and the Government of Ghana are co-hosting the West African Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop in Accra, Ghana from January 29 – 31 at the Holiday Inn, Accra. According to US President Barack Obama: “This world—cyberspace—is a world that we depend on every single day…...
  • Rollaball Movie (Skate soccer) Needs Your Support

    Skate soccer wasn’t featured at the London 2012 Paralympics, but a new documentary aims to raise the profile of the bruising new sport from Ghana. Rollaball tells the story of The Rolling Rockets, an inspiring team of Ghanaian polio survivors who are pioneering an extreme sport combination of skating...
  • Want To Learn Yoruba? There’s An App For That – SpeakYoruba!

    Mobile content developer AJA.LA is proud to announce the release of its first mobile app, SpeakYoruba, now available to download in the Apple App Store with dedicated versions for the iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad. SpeakYoruba combines beautifully illustrated flashcards with the iOS touch interface for a fun and easy...
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