Google unveils the first developer preview of Android 11

Posted by - February 20, 2020

Google unveils the first developer preview of Android 11: Google has launched the first developer preview of Android 11, which is presently available as system images for Google’s own Pixel devices, beginning with the Pixel 2. And as of now, the updates cannot be installed over the air and we expect that to come at

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

Microsoft: Free unified Office app is now open to all Android users

Posted by - February 18, 2020

All Android users can install the Office app comprising basic versions of Word, PowerPoint and Excel. As of this week, all Android users can install Microsoft’s new free, lightweight version of key Office apps from the Google Play Store. Dubbed Microsoft Office, the Microsoft Android bundle includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in a single smartphone

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

Dubai Chamber launches 2nd cycle of mentorship programme at Africa Tech Summit 2020

Posted by - February 14, 2020

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently participated in the Africa Tech Summit 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda, where the organisation launched the second cycle of its GBF Mentorship Programme, which pairs innovative UAE and African startups with mentors who can provide them with valuable expertise, support and guidance. Over 250 participants visited Dubai Chamber’s stand

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

Andela hosts Ghana Tech Ecosystem at Media Connect, Remote Heroes events

Posted by - February 14, 2020

Andela hosts Ghana Tech Ecosystem at Media Connect, Remote Heroes events Andela has hosted experienced software engineers and tech journalists in Ghana, as it looks to recruit more experienced engineers and scale its Ghana operations in 2020. Following the launch of its marketing campaign – Grow with Andela, the “Media Connect” and “Remote Heroes” events are part of

TikTok launches #BabyItsYou challenge

Posted by - February 13, 2020

TikTok, the leading destination for short-form mobile video, has launched a #BabyItsYou challenge, which runs from 11-14 February 2020, as the perfect way to get Kenyans excited about Valentine’s Day – whether you have a partner to celebrate with or not. The challenge encourages users to create a video using the Baby Its You sound