Posts Tagged ‘West Africa’

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 100 investors and entrepreneurs from within and outside Africa will come together to “do deals” in Lagos during the inaugur...

04 Feb 12:58 PM 0 Read More...

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 Mauritius scored 82.9/100 coming 1st place on the the IIAG rankings. Ghana...

20 Oct 9:56 AM 0 Read More...

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 this year’s Kalahari Awards, only eight categories existed of which Mobile Money, with a focus on innovation, was listed. ...

22 Feb 7:45 PM 0 Read More...

Thoughts & Lessons Learned from #CyberSecWA

Today - January 31, 2013; I was on panel with Prof. Kwame Karikari and Tope Ogundipe (Nigeria) to discuss Cybersecurity, Cybercrime and Internet Freedom at the West Africa Cybersecurity & Cybercrime Workshop which ended in Accra, Ghana. I lot had been said in the past 2-days on the topic but I still got the chance to put some ideas across to the invited guest and audience this morning. Below are my thoughts ...

31 Jan 9:07 PM 1 Read More...

@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... has made us more interconnected than at any time in human history.” Among the key objectives on the...

30 Jan 8:15 PM 0 Read More...
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