• Ghanaian Hip Hop Icon Obrafour to Deliver Workshop at ACCES 2019

    Renowned Ghanaian rapper and hiplife musician Obrafour will on 30 November facilitate a workshop at the three-day Music In Africa Conference for Collaborations, Exchange and Showcases (ACCES) in Accra, Ghana....
  • Meet the 10 Finalists for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative

    Ten entrepreneurs have been shortlisted for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) final, a philanthropic initiative spearheaded by the Jack Ma Foundation. After seven months and nearly 10,000 applications, the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative has chosen the 10 finalists for the competition‘s grand finale event in Accra, Ghana, next month. The finalists were chosen...
  • Uber Launches Taxis Boat Service in Lagos, Nigeria.

    Uber Technology Inc. launched a pilot phase of its boat business in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, on Friday, October 11, 2019. As part of its expansion plans into Africa, global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies LLC launched a pilot test of their taxi boat service in Lagos, Nigeria. As reported...
  • 12 African Startups Selected for 2019 Facebook Accelerator in Nigeria.

    Twelves startups from Ghana and Nigeria selected for the 2019 Facebook Accelerator in Lagos, Nigeria. Facebook Accelerator, Nigeria in partnership with Co-Creation Hub has commenced season two of its program aimed at supporting and empowering students and entrepreneurs to build locally relevant solutions using advanced technology. This year, the...
  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to visit Ghana, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and South Africa.

    CEO and Co-founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey is headed to Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa as part of a four-nation tour of the African continent. Jack Dorsey, the CEO and co-founder of Twitter, is headed to Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa as part of a four-nation, month-long...
  • Research: 618 Active Tech Hubs in Africa – The Backbone of Africa’s Tech Ecosystem

    Technology ecosystems across Africa have witnessed incredible growth over the past few years, mainly boosted by a torrent of venture funds, development finance, corporate involvement, as well as ever-growing, innovative communities. The latest collaborative effort by Briter Bridges and the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator programme, identifies 618 active tech hubs....
  • 3 African Startups Emerge Winners of Nestlé R&D Innovation Challenge

    ShopIt, Exportunity, and Wakulima are the three startups from South Africa, Benin, and Tanzania that have been announced winners of the Nestlé Research and Development (R&D) Innovation Challenge. Three startups from South Africa, Benin and Tanzania have emerged the winners of the Nestlé Research and Development (R&D) Innovation Challenge. The startups are ShopIt, Exportunity, and Wakulima....
  • Edtech Startup, eCampus nominated for Mobex Africa Innovation Awards

    Ghanaian EdTech startup, eCampus – an innovative digital startup and integrated robust learning platform has been nominated for the Mobex Africa Innovation Awards. eCampus is an innovative, integrated robust learning platform that combines ease of content creation, access, and monitoring of student progress with easy payment solutions. eCampus literally...
  • Facebook Celebrates Africa’s “Icons of Change” in Ghana.

    Facebook celebrates 40 young leaders, developers, entrepreneurs, and change-makers from across Sub-Saharan Africa at their “Icons of Change” event in Ghana. Facebook at the weekend brought together 40 young leaders, developers, entrepreneurs, and change-makers from across Sub-Saharan Africa, to a two-day event in Accra, Ghana, titled “Celebrating Icons of...