DEMO Africa partnered with MEST Africa in making the Ghana, Accra Innovation Tour a success. Three startups - Complete Farmer, Devless and RedBird were selected from a group of 9 startups that pitched for a chance to vie for the West Africa representative at the DEMO Africa launch event in Morocco, this October.
SimbaPay, a London based digital money transfer provider -announced the launch of its money transfer service to Ghana and Uganda. Using the SimbaPay app or website, Ghanaians and Ugandans living in Europe can now send money to mobile phones in Ghana or Uganda instantly.
Saltside Technologies, a fast-growing classifieds platform for emerging markets, recently revealed it is the global tech firm behind market leading classified sites in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Ghana - countries that comprise an audience of 200 million people and where internet adoption is set to triple over the coming years.
Surfline Communications Limited has launched 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) technology in Ghana, urging the country's businesses to adopt the latest technology and assuring Ghanaians of affordable, super-fast and reliable Internet provided by this technology.
Ghana's Open Learning Exchange (OLE) is introducing innovative teaching and learning models which it says involve the use of affordable technology tools to make learning more pleasurable, and improve universal literacy.
Micosoft has partnered with Facebook , Spectralink Wireless and two other companies to provide low-cost wireless connectivity to students and faculty at universities in Koforidua, Ghana through the use of TV whitespace. '
In January this year, Airtel Ghana, in partnership with MicroEnsure and Enterprise Life, launched a free insurance product for Airtel customers. Since its launch, more than 100,000 customers have registered for the service.
Millicom has announced the appointment of Roshi Motman as its new General Manager at Tigo Ghana. Ms Motman is to take up the her new role on April 1 when she will replace Adil El Youssefi who will be leaving to take up a senior role outside the group at Airtel Kenya.
The Ghanaian government through the Ministry of Communications with support from the Rockefeller Foundation will be setting a up a massive data centre in Accra to offer technological skills to unemployed youths in the capital.