• 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...
  • GeoPoll Report: Online Influencers’ Influence In Kenya And Nigeria

    The rise of the internet and the global digital revolution over the last decade has given rise to a modern way of marketing known as ‘influencer marketing’. An online influencer is an individual who has created an audience or fan base that they are able to influence via online...
  • WhatsApp Launches New Tool to Help Users Spot Fake News

    WhatsApp is rolling out a new way for users to fact-check forwarded messages for misinformation, after several months testing the new feature....