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    Is Mastodon The Social Media Platform Black Twitter Needs?

    Many users have been looking for a new social networking site to call home ever since Elon Musk took control of Twitter. Is Mastodon the answer? Since Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover, many users have been searching for a new social networking platform they can call home. Mastodon, a social network...
  • Meta Announces Layoffs Affecting 11,000 Employees.

    In one of the most significant tech layoffs this year, Meta, the parent company of Facebook, fired 13% of its staff, or more than 11,000 workers. Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has announced it will lay off 11,000 employees or around 13 percent of the company’s total staff. CEO Mark...
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    Nigeria’s Stears Raises $3.3M to Address Africa’s Data Shortage.

    Stears, a Nigerian data and intelligence company, has raised $3.3 million to address Africa’s data shortage. A Nigerian data and intelligence company, Stears has raised $3.3 million to expand into East and Southern Africa, improve its data collection and analytics capabilities, and acquire talent. MaC Venture Capital led this...
  • Demand for made-in-Ghana handicraft increases.

    The industrial art and craft sub-sector contributed a total of $30,630,413 (1.08 per cent) of Ghana’s non-traditional exports (NTEs) earnings in 2020, the report on ‘Analysis of Non-Traditional Export Statistics’ has revealed. The figure indicates an increase of 110.88 per cent from $14,524,610 in 2019, and it is attributed to...
  • Meet Africa’s New Generation of Health Innovators.

    The Africa Young Innovators for Health Award is IFPMA and Speak Up Africa’s flagship programme to provide young entrepreneurs in the healthcare sector an opportunity to develop their business ideas and advance promising solutions to support, equip, protect, and train healthcare workers. Applicants must be 18 to 35 years and be...
  • Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways Commences Operation After Receiving AOC

    Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways led by Founder & CEO Babawande Afolabi to commence operations after receiving its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). On August 9th, Green Africa Airways finally received its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The...
  • COVID-19: Vaccine Inequity Could See Africans Shut Out Of Unrestricted Travel

    In North America and Europe, around a third of the population are fully vaccinated, but in Africa, with an average of 13% fully vaccinated. As the world starts to open up, a number of nations are actively contemplating allowing free travel to those who have received both shots of...
  • Survey Report: Does Ghana have a budding fake news problem?

    Nearly nine in ten (84%) of Ghanaian youth polled suggest that the rise of ‘fake news’ breaking out across their country and around the continent has impacted their ability to stay informed, according to the African Youth Survey (AYS). Commissioned by the South African-based Ichikowitz Family Foundation, the survey...
  • Education: This women’s college in Ghana leads the way on e-learning during the pandemic

    Amid the coronavirus pandemic, many universities are currently deliberating what to do for the forthcoming semester. St. Teresa’s College of Education, one of five female-only colleges in Ghana, is leading the way with e-learning by consolidating the use of messaging applications like Telegram and WhatsApp....
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