• Ghana’s Fintech Startup, Float Secures $17 Million to Provide Liquidity To African SMBs.

    According to research, 85% of African SMBs have zero access to financing, and each day, African SMBs have billions locked up in receivables due to long payment cycles. This leads to cash flow problems that cause businesses to be late on important expenses and fulfilment of new orders. Jesse Ghansah...
  • Jobberman Ghana Partners Invest in Jobs for Long-Term Job Growth

    Online career portal, Jobberman Ghana and Invest for Jobs partner on initiatives for sustainable growth and jobs in Ghana with C-Suite Forum and Career Fair. Earlier this month, Jobberman Ghana partnered with Invest for Jobs, an initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to host...
  • Gov’t of Ghana To Tax Mobile Money Transactions Starting Feb, 2022

    Ghanaians will soon be paying more on all electronic transactions including Mobile Money following the announcement of a new e-levy by the government. Ghana’s finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta has announced that the government intends to introduce an electronic transaction levy (e-levy) in the 2022 budget. He said this was to “widen...
  • 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...
  • Treepz Ghana to pilot app-based Mass Transit in Accra.

    A Ghanaian mobility start-up, Treepz Ghana, has signed a deal to pilot an app-based mass transportation solution within the Greater Accra Metropolis. Treepz Ghana has agreed to trial an app-based mass transportation solution inside the Greater Accra Metropolis with HM Evolution Services Ltd, a renowned transport provider in Ghana....
  • 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...
  • STEMbees: Aburi Girls SHS To Represent Ghana at Global Robotics Competition.

    Twelve students from the Aburi Girls’ Senior High School in the Eastern region are representing Ghana this year in the 2021 FIRST Global Challenge — the fifth iteration of the global Olympics-style robotics event. This year’s theme, “Discover & Recover,” focuses on overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic by discovering opportunities...
  • Nigeria’s Plentywaka Raises $1.2 million and acquires Ghana’s Stabus.

    Nigerian mobility startup, Plentywaka has raised $1.2 million in seed funding after successfully completing the Techstars Toronto Accelerator Program in July 2021. Stabus, a Ghanaian mobility startup, was also fully acquired by the startup. Isidore Kpotufe founded PlentyWaka in 2019 as a bus-hailing solution that allows commuters to book...
  • #FixTheCountry One Million Signatures Petition: Vote of No Confidence in Ghana’s 1992 Constitution.

    #FixTheCountry, a non-partisan and non-political civic movement by Ghanaian youths, calls for 1 Million Signatures in their campaign against Ghana’s 1992 Constitution. On 28th April 1992, the people of Ghana went to a referendum to adopt a new constitutional document. The Constitution was supposed to provide a rebirth for...