• Uber

    Uber Surpassed one billion rides across Africa.

    Uber has reached a significant milestone by clocking one billion rides across all of its African markets per reports. Uber announced today that it has completed 1 billion rides across all of its African markets. According to the company’s press release, this feat equates to more than 10 billion...
  • Africa Day

    Meta teams up with African creatives for Its Africa Day Campaign.

    Meta celebrates Africa’s growing cultural impact on the world through a new campaign dubbed “Made by Africa, Loved by the World”. Facebook’s parent company, Meta today announced the relaunch of its global campaign “Made by Africa, Loved by the World,” which was first launched in 2021, as part of...
  • 5 Cities: Emirates Airlines Begins Rebuilding Its African Network.

    Emirates Airlines has resumed flights to five African countries, including Ghana, Guinea, Angola, Ivory Coast, and Uganda, after a brief hiatus in December. After pausing flights in December, Dubai-based Emirates has resumed flights to five African countries, including Ghana, Guinea, Angola, Ivory Coast, and Uganda. The airline had suspended...
  • Cybersecurity: Everything You Need To Know About This Pegasus Spyware Scandal

    Have you gotten a head-scratching missed call on WhatsApp recently? It’s just one of the ways the Pegasus spyware infiltrates smartphone data and hardware. End-to-end encryption is a technology that scrambles messages on your phone and unscrambles them only on the recipients’ phones, which means anyone who intercepts the...
  • Qatar Airways Details Its Partnership With RwandAir for Customer Satisfaction

    The partnership will leverage Qatar Airways’ global network, increase access to African destinations, and integrate respective loyalty programmes’ benefits. Qatar Airways has officially inked an interline agreement with RwandAir, deepening their partnership. The move will allow travellers on both carriers to access over 160 destinations across the networks from...
  • 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...
  • Favour Ori’s PayDay Is Bridging The Gap Between Talent And Opportunity In Africa

    PayDay allows talents throughout Africa to receive payments from their global clients within minutes via their phones or computers. Favour Ori is a young entrepreneur working tirelessly with his team at TalentMatch to ensure accessibility of employment in technology on the African continent, with its flagship product, PayDay. Ori...
  • African Artists to Star in COVID-19 Vaccine Animation Series

    Bono, Penélope Cruz, Danai Gurira, David Oyelowo, and Calum Worthy to Star in Covid-19 Vaccine Animation Series. The ONE Campaign, the global health and anti-poverty organization co-founded by Bono, launched “Pandemica,” an animated series created to raise awareness of the critical importance of global vaccine access in ending the pandemic....
  • 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...