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    Beyond Mobile Money – the FinTech Future for Africa

    Africa is leveraging mobile and digital technologies in its own ways to bring financial services to people in undeveloped places on earth. Africa is a great testing ground for new banking services: the region’s relatively low penetration levels for traditional financial services married to high proliferation of mobile phones...
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    A date with Death; the horror of driving on the Accra – Tema Motorway at Night

    Ghanaian Photographer, Paul Kplorla Nyamador shares about his near death experience on the Accra – Tema Motorway at Night. Roads are an important part of any country’s quest to develop. It is so because, without roads, nothing moves. Without roads there is stagnation of personal development of the people...
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    Payments, e-Commerce & FinTech on High Agenda at Seamless West Africa 2018

    Seamless West Africa 2018 promises to bring together the greatest international innovators from the payments, fintech & e-commerce industries for 2 days of keynote presentations and roundtable discussions. The payments, banking, and financial sectors are currently at the height of change, defined by innovation and development in technology and regulation. As...
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    First-ever re:publica Conference Scheduled for Accra, Ghana from Dec 14 -15

    First-ever re:publica Conference heads to Accra, Ghana in partnership with BMZ and Hub Accra to celebrate Africa’s rising Tech & Innovation scene. re:publica Conference – Europe’s largest gathering of digital nomads, tech-entrepreneurs, bloggers, and change activists will be heading to Accra, Ghana from December 14 – 15 under the theme: “Next Level“. Together...
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    Uber Branding Saga: Why Ghana’s Transport Ministry & GPRTU Got It Wrong

    Uber’s operation in Ghana has been handed with a one-month ultimatum for drivers to brand their cars as local taxi cabs. This article highlights why GPRTU and MoT got this approach wrong. Ride-sharing service, Uber has allegedly been issued a one-month ultimatum by Ghana’s Ministry of Transport to brand...
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    Technology: Silicon Accra Innovation Project Formally Launched

    The Silicon Accra project, to be located at East Legon Hills in Accra, is expected to be completed in five years, with $50 million to be invested in technology start-ups for the next 10 years. It is a 60-acre, master-planned, mixed-use, “walkable” city designed with the objective of promoting...
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    SnooCode: A solution to the lack of formal addresses in Ghana and beyond

    SnooCode is a mobile app that uses a computer algorithm to generate a unique code – for any location – which then serves as an address is the solution for the lack of formal addresses in Ghana. Ghanaian Sesinam Dagadu (29) is what some might call an accidental entrepreneur...
  • Photo: Ludacris In Ghana for Vodafone 020 LIVE Concert

    Grammy Award-winning rapper & Hip-hop superstar – Ludacris is already in Ghana for the Vodafone’s 020 Live Concert which is slated for tomorrow (September 29, 2012) at Dome of the Conference Center in Accra. See photos below of his arrival in the country this afternoon.        ...
  • Goba Co-working Hub | Ghana

    A co-working hub in Ghana: The Goba Entrepreneurs’ Hub is an inspiring co-working space where Social Entrepreneurs, Bloggers, Developers and Business folks converge to work and network as they develop ideas and launch projects/businesses. Goba believes that ideas breed better in great environments of great people. The video below...