Ghana’s Chalkboard Education raises $236k to democratize access to education & training in Africa

Chalkboard Education, a Ghana-based mobile learning company, has closed $236,072  (EUR 200’000) in expansion financing from Jacobs Foundation to further expand its operations in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, including increasing access to... Read more »

SheFarms is raising $8.2K to supply female farmers in Ghana with smartphones & farming software

Amsterdam-based SheFarms is raising $8.2K to supply 120 female farmers in Ghana with smartphones to open up more local and international markets for their products as majority of other businesses go digital.  Founded... Read more »

3 African Startups Emerge Winners of King Baudouin African Development Prize

King Baudouin Foundation has named three young, African tech-entrepreneurs winners of its 2016-17 African Development Prize. The winners, founders of BarefootLaw (Uganda), Farmerline (Ghana) and Kytabu (Kenya) were awarded on June 20th... Read more »

GetRooms launches to be a hostel ‘Airbnb’ for travellers and students in Ghana

GetRooms, an online room booking platform for students and travellers has launched in Ghana in a move expected to simplify the student hostel booking process which is majorly offline and undisrupted while... Read more »

CowTribe is Ghana’s 911 service helping livestock farmers hail veterinary officers during emergencies

CowTribe is an on-demand platform for farmers in Ghana to search for and call a veterinary doctor whenever their cattle falls sick especially in rural areas where access to veterinary services is... Read more »

Azuri Technologies Appoints General Manager for Nigeria & Ghana

PayGo solar firm Azuri Technologies has appointed Vera Nwanze as its General Manager for Nigeria and Ghana, as the company continues to grow its presence in the region. Her appointment comes just... Read more » Aims To Tackle The Setback  Associated With Buying Maize

  Maize is an important cereal or staple in Ghana. It is consumed by nearly every household. The essence of this cereal can’t be overstated as the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)... Read more »