Carbon launches entrepreneurship fund to champion African startups

Carbon launches entrepreneurship fund to champion African startups

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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 WhatsApp Reaches 2-Billion Users Worldwide

WhatsApp Reaches 2-Billion Users Worldwide

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 […]

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

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

[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 […]

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 Apple fined for slowing down old iPhones

Apple fined for slowing down old iPhones

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 […]

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 Defining the digital workplace in 2020

Defining the digital workplace in 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, […]

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