• Google Launches First Developer Space in Lagos, Nigeria and Its Free To All.

    The Google Developer Space which sits in Africa’s most active tech hub, Lagos, Nigeria, is open to African developers, entrepreneurs, and startups and will house the Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa....
  • Accra Digital Centre Launches Business Support Clinic for startups

    A Business Support Clinic (BSC) has been launched by Corporate Secretarial and Training Services in partnership with the Accra Digital Centre to help entrepreneurs and startups to grow their business. The Accra Digital Centre, in partnership with the Corporate Secretarial and Training Services, has launched a Business Support Clinic...
  • Uber Launches in Ivory Coast’s Capital, Abidjan.

    Abidjan has become the 16th African city to host Uber, marking the ride-hailing firm’s first foray into Francophone Africa. Uber Technologies has officially launched its operations in Abidjan, the capital of Ivory Coast. Currently, it is hosting a series of training sessions to bring local drivers on board. Abidjan,...
  • NCA Fines MTN Ghana Over GHC100,000 for Failure to Comply

    Ghana’s National Communication Authority (NCA) has fined MTN Ghana over GHC100,000 for failure to comply with regulations that protect customers. The telecommunication giant, MTN Ghana has been fined over GHC100,000 (USD $17, 500) for its failure to follow the regulatory directives by Ghana’s National Communications Authority (NCA). According to...
  • Coding: Why all children must learn to code – Bitange Ndemo

    The University of Nairobi’s Professor Bitange Ndemo shares on why all children must learn to code as it enhances their creativity. Across the world, the conversion of information into a digital format – also called “digitalisation” – has increased productivity in the public and private sectors. As a result, virtually...
  • 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...
  • Andela and Github Teamed Up to Host CodeNaija Hackathon in Lagos.

    Andela and Github are hosting a hackathon in Nigeria on October 26th and 27th to showcase the talent and work of the Nigerian developer community. Andela – the African company that is solving the technical talent shortage by building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s most talented software engineers and...