• Monterosa On Starting An Engineering Hub in Accra, Ghana.

    Monterosa, a cloud-based technology service provider, is establishing an engineering hub in Accra, Ghana, as the company expands into new worldwide markets. A cloud-based technology service provider, Monterosa which provides real-time engagement for major sports and media organizations that want to build valuable direct audience relationships has raised £3.5...
  • New Comma, A Social Media Platform for African Creatives Launched in Ghana.

    In Ghana, a social media platform for African creatives called ‘New Comma’ has been launched by Natalie Narh and Nigel Atta-Mensah. Natalie Narh and Nigel Atta-Mensah are the co-founders of New Comma – a 2020-based online platform focused on discovering, supporting, and providing opportunities to African and Black creatives....
  • Togo’s Gozem Secures $5 Million Series A Funding For Expansion.

    Gozem, Togo’s leading multi-vertical super app platform, has today announced the completion of a $5 million Series A round. Togo’s leading multi-vertical super app platform, Gozem, has today announced the completion of a $5 million Series A round led by corporate and institutional investors from four continents with expertise...
  • Ghana Digital Innovation Week (GDIW) Slated For November 22 – 26.

    The weeklong innovation week is aimed at mobilizing collective action and investment to catalyze growth in Ghana’s digital innovation ecosystem. Ghana’s innovation ecosystem continues to grow, with positioning as a leading frontier in digital transformation in Africa. In line with the Trilateral Co-operation among Ghana, Germany and Israel, GDIW...
  • Kenyan-based payroll startup, Workpay, expands to Nigeria.

    Workpay, a Nairobi-based YC graduate, is expanding operations to Nigeria to offer Core HR, Payroll, and employee record services. Workpay, which was founded in 2019, enables SMEs to conveniently manage and pay their employees from anywhere in Africa. People may log time, perform a locally compliant payroll, and pay...
  • 31 African startups selected for Smart Cities Innovation Programme

    Thirty-one African digital innovation startups have been chosen to participate in the Smart Cities Innovation Programme taking place in Kigali, Rwanda. Thirty-one African tech startups have been selected to take part in the Smart Cities Innovation Programme, which will help them scale up their products and services to boost...
  • Digital in Ghana: All the Statistics You Need in 2021

    #Digital2021: The state of Ghana’s 2021 digital landscape is mapped out in this new report by We Are Social and Hootsuite. Digital innovation has played a critical role in strengthening the relationship between government policies, regulatory institutions, and the desired economic, political, and social outcomes, and it continues to...
  • BBC Launches Podcast Competition in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.

    The BBC World Service has announced a brand new daily news podcast for Africa, more episodes of The Comb podcast, and launched a new podcast competition open to residents in Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa. Africa Daily will be a deep dive into the news stories shaping Africa, one question...
  • Ghana’s Naa Sika digital micro-savings platform wins World Bank Award

    Ghana’s Naa Sika digital micro-savings platform emerged winner at the World Bank Group's WURI West Africa Prize. The scheme, which seeks to reward innovations in cross-border social protection for the informal sector, is supported by the West Africa Unique Identification for Regional Integration and Inclusion (WURI) program, which facilitates...