Zeepay partner with Visa to foster financial inclusion in Ghana

Posted by - September 29, 2020

Zeepay, a fast-growing African fintech, has announced a partnership with Visa that will allow Africans in the diaspora to send money directly onto Visa debit and prepaid cards in Ghana. Through the partnership, Zeepay will integrate Visa’s real-time push payments solution Visa Direct, with Instntmny, its money transfer platform, to provide users of the Zeepay

Closing the skills and gender gap in Ghana’s digital sector

Posted by - September 11, 2020

Women in Ghana are disproportionately underrepresented in the fast-moving digital economy. What can be done to redress the balance, especially in a time where digital skills are needed more than ever? The race for high quality jobs in the rapidly evolving digital economy is aggressive, global in nature and male dominated. In African countries, getting

South Africa mobile giant MTN exits Middle East to focus on Africa

Posted by - August 13, 2020

Africa’s largest mobile operator, and South African telecom giant MTN, announced recently that it would pull out of the Middle East the medium term to concentrate on its pan-African strategy resolving to simplify its portfolio and exit its Middle Eastern assets in an orderly fashion. The group will scrap its interim dividend under a blueprint

MainOne commence Construction Work at MDXi Data Center in Appolonia City

Posted by - May 28, 2020

When completed, it will deliver best in class facility uptime and operational performance at very efficient shared services cost for hosting and operating core IT infrastructure and services Consistent with the announcement of its planned MDXi Ghana Data Center project in September 2019, West Africa’s premier connectivity and data center solution provider, MainOne , has

Accra to host major Digital Financial Services Conference in March

Posted by - February 27, 2020

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications (GCT) and the Financial Inclusion Forum Africa (FIF Africa), have announced a partnership to organize the Mobile Technology for Development Conference (MT4D) 2020 to be held in Accra at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel on 10th and 11th of March 2020. The MT4D Conference will provide a platform for stakeholders

Ghanaian start-up launches innovative mobile tracking app for parents, employers

Posted by - February 27, 2020

A Ghanaian software company has launched an advanced mobile phone tracking solution for parents and employers. The app has various advanced features for parents to track and monitor the activities of their children and for employers to track and monitor the activities and location of staff in real-time. “While parents assume their kids who are

JUMO Raises $55 Million For Expansion Into New Markets

Posted by - February 27, 2020

JUMO, a technology company building next-generation financial services for emerging market entrepreneurs, recently announced the successful raise of US$55 million in debt and equity funding.  This will support JUMO’s expansion into new markets and the launch of new products. The funding round introduced new investors to join existing investors such as Goldman Sachs, Odey Asset

African Company That Won Google Challenge

Posted by - February 21, 2020

Ringier Africa Digital Publishing in Nigeria is one of the seven news organisations that won the Google News Initiative (GNI) innovation challenge and among those to receive $1.93 million in funding. The countries that were awarded were Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Africa Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google Communication Officer, West Africa, said

Huawei Nova 5T smartphone gets official release onto the Ghanaian market

Posted by - February 21, 2020

After months of anticipation, the Huawei Nova 5T smartphone has officially been launched and released on to the Ghanaian market. The launch event, which took place yesterday, February 19, 2020, at the Huawei Ghana headquarters, was attended by the media, some tech industry influencers, as well as Ghanaian entertainment industry personalities. Huawei Nova 5T smartphone

ECG Power Mobile App: Learn how to download ECG Power on Android & iPhone

Posted by - February 19, 2020

The Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, join ECG to launch the new ECG mobile app called ECG Power officially. ECP Power Mobile app is not first from the company. However, this new app comes with added benefits. With ECG Power app, one can check their meter balance, how much credit they have used