• 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...
  • Stanbic Bank & GIZ Partner For “NextGen Ghana Fintech Accelerator”.

    Stanbic Bank and GIZ have entered into a partnership to help fast-track their journey towards scalable and sustainable, impact-oriented ventures. Stanbic Bank and the “Make-IT in Africa” tech entrepreneurship initiative by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have entered into a partnership to help fast-track their journey towards commercially scalable and...
  • Ghana’s mPharma To Launch 100 Virtual Centres Across Africa

    MPharma, a Ghanaian health IT business, plans to create 100 virtual centres in seven African regions to deliver quality primary care in the communities they serve. MPharma, a Ghanaian health tech startup, is set to open 100 virtual centres across seven markets in Africa over the next six months....
  • 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...
  • Ghana’s Jetstream Secures $3M to Expand It’s Africa’s Trade Operations

    Ghana’s Jetstream lands $3M to build the digital infrastructure for Africa’s trade corridors Ghanaian logistics startup Jetstream, a platform that enables African businesses to see and control their own cross-border supply chains, has closed a funding round of US$3 million to expand its operations. Local and international investors participated in the...
  • Former Athlete, Allen Simms Launches Sports Apparel Business in Rwanda.

    Impano Sports is a new player in the active lifestyle apparel industry in Africa. The company is founded by professional athletes that have come together to form a quality brand that represents independence and accomplishment among the sports community in Africa and abroad. Impano Sports provides African inspired quality sports...
  • Entrepreneur Watch: MEST Africa Challenge 2020 Winner Announced

    Tanzania's Kilimo Fresh Foods Africa Limited has been announced as the overall winner of the MEST Africa Challenge 2020. They walk away with an investment totalling $50,000 and will be welcomed into one of MEST’s Hubs for a year of support and incubation. Kilimo Fresh is a company from Tanzania...
  • Gozem launches e-commerce delivery services in Togo & Benin

    Gozem, the ride-hailing app offering transportation services via motorcycles, tricycles and cars in West and Central Africa, has today taken one step further towards becoming Africa’s all-inclusive super app. With the launch of e-commerce delivery services, users in Lome and Cotonou can not only use Gozem to move around...
  • Entrepreneur Watch: Zimbabwe-based Entrepreneur Creating Market for Baobab Products

    This entrepreneur watch series focuses on a Zimbabwe-based entrepreneur who wants to create a global market for baobab products. Baobab powder is just one of the products processed from the fruit of the iconic baobab tree, abundantly found in approximately 30 countries in Africa. Before 2008, it was illegal...