• Facebook Announces a Suite of Audio Products, including a Clubhouse Competitor

    Facebook has announced a suite of audio products, including a Clubhouse competitor and a push into podcasting. Facebook doesn’t want to miss the audio boom. Recently, Mark Zuckerberg, the outspoken company’s CEO and Founder launched a slew of audio products coming to Facebook “over the next few weeks and...
  • 22 Startups Selected for UNICEF Startup Lab’s Second Cohort.

    UNICEF is excited to welcome this new cohort of 22 startups from across Ghana to the UNICEF StartUp Lab for 2021. UNICEF has announced the launch of the 2021 cohort of the UNICEF StartUp Lab – a co-creation space and incubator, that engages young startups in the development of...
  • Pan-African Fintech Platform AppZone Secures $10m Series A Funding

    Appzone, the Pan-African fintech software announced the close of its $10mn Series A round from V8 Capital, Lateral Invest Partners & others. Led by CardinalStone Capital Advisers with participation from V8 Capital, Lateral Investment Partners, Constant Capital, and Itanna Capital Ventures, the new round will bolster investment in Appzone’s...
  • Twitter to Establish Its Presence in Africa, Selects Ghana as HQ.

    Social media giant, Twitter announced today it has established an African foothold in Ghana and is now hiring staff for its office. Twitter has selected Ghana for the establishment of its presence in Africa, the social media company announced this on Monday in a statement on its website. Twitter...
  • Zeepay Ghana commissions state-of-the-art Fintech Campus

    Fintech company Zeepay Ghana has commissioned a state-of-the-art Fintech Campus in Accra, Ghana. Zeepay Ghana, Africa’s fastest-growing fintech, has commissioned its state-of-the-art fintech campus in Cantonments, in the heart of the city of Accra. The campus was purposely built with high tech facilities that adopt artificial intelligence technology in...
  • Clubhouse to Launch Android version in Early May

    The launch can boost the Clubhouse users in India, which now stands at 100,000. The iOS-only app currently has 13.4 million downloads. Clubhouse, an audio-based social network for iOS, is eyeing to unveil its Android release in early May. It sees stiff competition from its counterpart Twitter Spaces, which...
  • Facebook Is Working on a New App to Compete With Clubhouse

    According to The New York Times, Facebook is working on an audio-focused social network to compete with Clubhouse, an invitation-only voice chat app that launched only last year. We don't know when Facebook started production its Clubhouse clone, but we do know that the team working on it currently refers to the product...
  • Twitter to Label the Personal Accounts of Government Officials

    Social media giant, Twitter will soon start placing labels on the personal accounts of government officials. The labels are supposed to help users easily identify anyone associated with the government....
  • Tanzania’s Bongo Live! Rebrands to Beem as it Expands Internationally

    Bongo Live!, now Beem, which offers a wide range of services including advanced SMS Messaging, USSD, Airtime, Chatbot, Mobile Money Integration capabilities, and On-Boarding Tools, is also expanding to serve its international audience and multinational clients such as Samsung, Nestle, and Qatar Airways....