• 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...
  • Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Steps Down As CEO, Parag Agrawal Appointed CEO

    Jack Dorsey has resigned from Twitter as CEO, and the Board has unanimously appointed Parag Agrawal as CEO and a member of the Board. Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and public face of Twitter, is stepping down from his role as CEO effective immediately, the company announced Monday. Dorsey will...
  • 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....
  • Facebook Rebrands & Changes Corporate Name to Meta.

    Facebook announced its company will be called “Meta” to reflect a larger virtual world beyond just the social media platform. At Facebook’s Connect 2021 conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced Meta, which brings together apps and technologies under one new company brand. Meta’s focus will be to bring the metaverse...
  • 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...
  • Cameroon’s Ejara raises $2M To Offer Crypto In Francophone Africa

    Cameroon Financial services platform Ejara has raised a seed round of $2 million led by Coinshares Ventures and Anthemis Group, the company said Thursday. Other investors include Mercy Corps Ventures, Lateral Capital, LoftyInc Capital Management and NetX Fund, and a group of angel investors including CEO of Ledger Pascal...
  • 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...
  • Gabon’s NPO Hires Ghana’s mPharma to Automate Its Public Health Sector.

    Gabon’s National Pharmaceutical Office (OPN) has signed a technical partnership agreement with mPharma, a renowned Ghanaian company in the public health sector. The National Pharmaceutical Office (OPN), a public purchasing center for medicines and other health products, recently placed under the management of the Gabonese Strategic Investment Fund (FGIS),...
  • Meet Africa’s New Generation of Health Innovators.

    The Africa Young Innovators for Health Award is IFPMA and Speak Up Africa’s flagship programme to provide young entrepreneurs in the healthcare sector an opportunity to develop their business ideas and advance promising solutions to support, equip, protect, and train healthcare workers. Applicants must be 18 to 35 years and be...