Nigerian who owns a scheduling platform secures $350 Million investment deal

Nigerian named Tope Awotona who owns one of the world’s most sought-after cloud scheduling platforms called Calendly, has secured $350 million investment, shooting his company’s worth to over $3 billion. The platform which helps users to easily schedule meetings and also find meeting times was built with features that makes it compatible with Google, Outlook, […]

Meet the woman helping African businesses through her Association of African Startups

One major challenge for budding and already existing businesses is how to finance, scale up and operate with the required strategies to sustain their activities affront the rough market realities in Africa. These challenges caused a lot of businesses to fold-up with the owners losing their hard earned investments. To help support and protect small […]

Meet young Ghanaian innovator who builds paddle cars to boost tourism

This young Ghanaian draftsman cum engineer, Mr. Joseph Korley Tetteh, has been building innovative cars, bicycles, etc for years now. The young man who only holds a Junior High School certificate is currently, the chief executive officer of “seek Ye Bikes;” a company under which he produces these items.  He disclosed that his actual work […]

Supfrica CEO set-up gofundme to sustain the platform after maintenance cost skyrocketed

The CEO of Techfrica, Al-Hassan Hafiz has set up a gofundme account calling on Africans both home and in the diaspora to help sustain the platform after maintenance cost skyrocketed following over 100,000 downloads within a space of 72hours. The information attached to the gofundme indicated that “What this surge in numbers means is that, […]

Kenya’s Safaricom suspends China’s Huawei 5G mobile network rollout

In what came as a surprise to many, Kenya’s largest telecom operator, Safaricom has suspended the planned roll-out of Huawei’s 5G mobile network service. Earlier on, the acting CEO of Safaricom, Michael Joseph made a public address in which he disclosed that trial tests on the much-criticized 5G network was completed awaiting roll-out. The tech […]