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  • Flutterwave Partners With PayPal to Enable African Merchants Receive Payment

    African merchants will soon receive payments from anywhere in the world thanks to a new partnership between Flutterwave and PayPal Holdings Inc. Flutterwave, the African payment firm has announced it is partnering with PayPal to allow PayPal customers globally to pay African merchants through its ‘Pay with PayPal’ feature. The partnership...
  • Nigerian Startup, Gokada Appoints Nikhil Goel as New CEO

    The Nigeria-based last-mile delivery, logistics and transportation startup, Gokada has announced Nikhil Goel as its new CEO. Gokada, the Nigeria-based last-mile delivery, logistics and transportation start-up has formally unveiled Nikhil Goel as its new CEO, as it continues to evolve from a riding-hailing company to becoming the leading food...
  • KudiGo & Boost Ghana Receives $120K from Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator

    KudiGo & Boost Ghana companies enable informal micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in Ghana to grow their businesses and better leverage digital commerce. Boost Ghana and KudiGo have received USD $120,000 from the Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce accelerator to enable small retailers to grow by easing business administration, digitizing operations, improving access...
  • Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Sells First-Ever Tweet As Non-Fungible Token

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sold the first-ever published tweet as an NFT, a digital collector’s item of sorts. The final bid was $2.9 million. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has sold the first-ever tweet that he published in 2006 as a non-fungible token or NFT, for over $2.9 million. An...
  • History Is Made – Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Chosen as WTO Director-General

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) members made history today, February 15, 2021, when the General Council agreed by consensus to select Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria as the organization’s seventh Director-General. When she takes office on 1 March, Dr. Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman and the first African to...
  • Facebook Is Working on a New App to Compete With Clubhouse

    According to The New York Times, Facebook is working on an audio-focused social network to compete with Clubhouse, an invitation-only voice chat app that launched only last year. We don't know when Facebook started production its Clubhouse clone, but we do know that the team working on it currently refers to the product...
  • Twitter to Label the Personal Accounts of Government Officials

    Social media giant, Twitter will soon start placing labels on the personal accounts of government officials. The labels are supposed to help users easily identify anyone associated with the government....
  • How To Register and Drive With Bolt in Ghana

    Do you qualify to drive for Bolt in Ghana? This guide gives you all of the necessary details about the Bolt driver requirements and the processes involved. If you’re looking for a way to make money driving, starting a career as a Bolt driver in Ghana could be the...
  • Tanzania’s Bongo Live! Rebrands to Beem as it Expands Internationally

    Bongo Live!, now Beem, which offers a wide range of services including advanced SMS Messaging, USSD, Airtime, Chatbot, Mobile Money Integration capabilities, and On-Boarding Tools, is also expanding to serve its international audience and multinational clients such as Samsung, Nestle, and Qatar Airways....