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  • Rwanda: Qatar Airways acquires 60% of the new Kigali Airport

    The Government of Rwanda has signed an MoU for Qatar Airways to take a 60% stake in a new $1.3bn international airport in Rwanda. Less than a week after Rwanda signed a partnership with Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG), Qatar Airways has become the owner of the new Bugesera airport, still under...
  • Accra Digital Centre Launches Business Support Clinic for startups

    A Business Support Clinic (BSC) has been launched by Corporate Secretarial and Training Services in partnership with the Accra Digital Centre to help entrepreneurs and startups to grow their business. The Accra Digital Centre, in partnership with the Corporate Secretarial and Training Services, has launched a Business Support Clinic...
  • Online Retail Trading Platform Cars45 Expands to Ghana & Kenya.

    Cars45 provides an end-to-end digitised customer journey for buying, selling and swapping cars in Africa. Its technology-enabled platform makes it easier to trade cars in Africa and it also provides access to finance, insurance and other value-added services....
  • Bolt expands operations in Ghana with a launch in Sekondi-Takoradi

    Bolt ride-sharing services expand its operations in Ghana with a launch in the Western Regional capital, Sekondi-Takoradi. Ride-hailing service Bolt has significantly expanded its Ghanan operations by announcing the launch of services in Takoradi.  Bolt started operating in Ghana in 2017 in Accra, and with the launch of Takoradi,...
  • NCA Fines MTN Ghana Over GHC100,000 for Failure to Comply

    Ghana’s National Communication Authority (NCA) has fined MTN Ghana over GHC100,000 for failure to comply with regulations that protect customers. The telecommunication giant, MTN Ghana has been fined over GHC100,000 (USD $17, 500) for its failure to follow the regulatory directives by Ghana’s National Communications Authority (NCA). According to...
  • Coding: Why all children must learn to code – Bitange Ndemo

    The University of Nairobi’s Professor Bitange Ndemo shares on why all children must learn to code as it enhances their creativity. Across the world, the conversion of information into a digital format – also called “digitalisation” – has increased productivity in the public and private sectors. As a result, virtually...
  • Spotify Wrapped: Your listening history from 2019

    Music streaming service, Spotify has released its year-ender summary of the most played content on its audio platform in 2019 called Spotify Wrapped. Spotify has released its year-ender summary of the most played content on its audio platform in 2019 and the last decade, called Spotify Wrapped. The most...
  • Rwandan Software Development Startup, Exuus Wins Seedstars Kigali

    Rwandan software development firm Exuus has emerged the winner of last Friday’s Seedstars Kigali pitching event. Kigali-based Exuus has developed a digital and inter-operable decentralized ledger for saving groups. The startup was founded in 2014 by CEO Shema Steve (pictured above, middle). Exuus will now represent Rwanda at the Seedstars Africa summit which...
  • Interview Series: Bookbeak on empowering African storytellers by sharing their stories

    Interview Series with Kamogelo Sesing, co-founder of Bookbeak on empowering African storytellers by sharing their stories. Africa is awash with stories, and storytellers. From historic events and happenings, and folklore of the past to comedy, music, cartoons, fantasy and imaginative write-ups of today, there are millions of written, audio...