‘Don’t make ads, make TikTok’ – Introducing TikTok For Business

Posted by - June 25, 2020

As the young discovery app looks to build its brand at scale among a wider audience, TikTok For Business is an integral component of its empire-building strategy, drawing attention to its advertising products as brands stray away from its competitors. On TikTok, marketers can tap into the unique opportunities that can only be found on TikTok

Carbon launches entrepreneurship fund to champion African startups

Posted by - February 18, 2020

Carbon has set up a $100,000 Pan-African fund to address the lack of funding and support holding back budding tech entrepreneurs on the continent. Carbon’s mission is to empower opportunity globally through frictionless finance. that empowers individuals and businesses with access to credit, simple payments solutions, high-yield investment opportunities and easy-to-use tools for personal financial

Mobile Web Ghana to host Africa Digital Skills Conference in July

Posted by - February 17, 2020

Mobile Web Ghana and its partners are gearing up to host this year’s Africa Digital Skills Conference happening in July. The three-day conference dubbed: “Digital Skills for future jobs,” will be held in the Bank of Ghana Conference Hall, at the University of Ghana. It is expected to provide opportunities for students, entrepreneurs, institutions and

WorldRemit Predicts 2020 to Be The Year of Intra-African Remittances

Posted by - February 14, 2020

Leading online international money transfer company WorldRemit predicts that 2020 will be the year of intra-African remittances. The World Bank already estimates that migrant workers within Africa send remittances in excess of $14 billion dollars each year, and in 2018 intra-African remittances represented 20% of global remittance flows according to Ecobank Group. The African Continental

Govt to launch ECG credit mobile APP on Feb 18 – Bawumia

Posted by - February 14, 2020

The government will on February 18, 2020 launch a mobile application to enable customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to buy prepaid credit via mobile phones directly without having to visit sales points. The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, who announced this at a Town Hall Meeting in Kumasi Tuesday, [February 11, 2020], said the mobile app

WhatsApp Reaches 2-Billion Users Worldwide

Posted by - February 13, 2020

WhatsApp has quickly amassed another 500-million users in just 2 years and now has about 2-billion users, reports My Broadband. This latest tally comes from the messaging service about 6 years since they were acquired by Facebook Inc. for $19-billion. This latest statistic solidly places WhatsApp as the largest messaging platform on Earth though with

AITI-KACE collaborates with Ghana National Association of ICT Teachers to boost subject in schools

Posted by - February 12, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]The Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) as a means to support ICT education in Ghanaian schools has begun collaborative engagements with the Ghana National Association of ICT Teachers (GNAIT). As part of the on-going process, the centre hosted members of GNAIT to present to them NYANSAPO, Ghana’s first indigenous

Gov’t targets 16 million registered taxpayers through national ID system

Posted by - February 11, 2020

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has disclosed that government should be able to increase the number of registered taxpayers to at least sixteen million by the end of this year. Dr. Bawumia explained that this should be achieved through the conversion of all national ID numbers collated under the various card registrations to Tax Identification

Apple fined for slowing down old iPhones

Posted by - February 10, 2020

Apple has been fined 25 million euros (£21m, $27m) for deliberately slowing down older iPhone models without making it clear to consumers. The fine was imposed by France’s competition and fraud watchdog DGCCRF, which said consumers were not warned. In 2017, Apple confirmed that it did slow down some iPhones, but said it only did

Defining the digital workplace in 2020

Posted by - February 4, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]2019 has seen companies implement several incremental changes to create a more immersive experience for employees around the digital workplace. Much of this has revolved around driving collaboration and using automation so workers can deliver increased strategic value. While this automation has always been a focus area when it comes to computing-centric solutions,