Google Spends 20% of $1bn On African Projects, Begins First Cloud Region

Oct. 08, 2022

One year after Google announced its five-year plan for African projects that would gulp $1 billion, the technology company said it had already spent over 20 percent of the budget, which covers establishing its first … read more


GCB Bank Launches VISA Business Cards For SMEs

Oct. 08, 2022

GCB Bank PLC has officially unveiled a range of Visa Business Cards as the Bank's response to the ever-increasing innovation within the banking sector and the fast-changing customer needs that have emerged. read more


6 Impact-Driven Ghanaian Startups Selected For MEST Express Accelerator

Oct. 06, 2022

Six impact-driven Ghanaian startups have been selected to participate in MEST Express accelerator’s first-ever cohort focused on sustainability, banking US$5,000 in grant funding and other types of support. read more


Namibian Merchants Can Now Accept Bitcoin As Payment

Oct. 06, 2022

In a recently issued statement, the BON also clarified that even though privately issued digital currencies are still not legally recognized, merchants and traders can accept payment in this form provided they are “willing to … read more


Nairobi-based accelerator The Baobab Network Invests $50k In 4 New African Startups

Oct. 05, 2022

The Baobab Network, a Nairobi-based accelerator that invests in early-stage tech companies across Africa, has announced its latest cohort of four investees, each of which secures US$50,000 in funding. read more


I3 Picks 30 African Healthcare Start-ups For New $7m Fund

Oct. 05, 2022

Investing in Innovation (i3), a pan-African support initiative for African health supply chain start-ups, has announced its first cohort of 30 companies. Selected start-ups will receive a $50 000 grant and support to catalyse growth-driven … read more