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How investing in Africa’s live music scene could boost jobs

Global Citizen has announced the return of its Move Afrika tour to Accra, Ghana, this year in partnership with Kendrick Lamar’s company pgLANG as curator. This was announced last week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with Ghana’s President Nana Akufo Addo and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda in attendance. The organisation’s Move […]

Aboyeji and Koschitzky-Kimani launch ‘African YC’ backed by a $750K USAID grant

Source: Techcabal Iyin Aboyeji, founder of VC firm Future Africa, and general partner Mia von Koschitzky-Kimani are set to launch Accelerate Africa, an accelerator supported by a $750,000 USAID grant. Aboyeji and Koschitzky-Kimani, who have two unicorns and several exits between them, hope to produce the next generation of global businesses. Aiming to be the […]

12th Edition of Tech in Ghana Set to Kick Off the Festive Season in Accra

Tech in Ghana, the leading platform dedicated to building and strengthening Ghana’s tech ecosystem, is gearing up for its highly anticipated 12th edition.  Since its inception in 2017, Tech in Ghana has played a pivotal role in championing the country’s cutting-edge entrepreneurs and founders; whilst fostering global collaboration, knowledge exchange, and networking among industry leaders, […]

Tech Connect Africa is now BeTechConnected

Tech Connect Africa has announced a change of its company’s identity to BeTechConnected. The decision to rebrand stems from the commitment to evolving with the ever-changing landscape of the industry and ensuring continued relevance and growth. Over the years, BeTechConnected has grown, adapted, and expanded its services to serve the needs of its clients better. As […]

Nigeria set to train 3 million tech talents, as Federal Minister unveils plans over the next four years at Moonshot Conference in Lagos

Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani has shared the Federal Ministry’s ambitious goal to train 3 million tech talents over the next four years as stated in the ministry’s recently released policy document. Dr. Tijani spoke at Day 1 of TechCabal’s inaugural flagship Moonshot Conference, on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 […]

ThriveAgric Partners Heifer International to Provide 125,000 Smallholder Farmers with Access to Financial Inclusion Services through its AYuTe Project

 Plans to facilitate direct employment to 1,200 young people to boost income sources Abuja, Nigeria | 5th October, 2023 – Agricultural technology company, ThriveAgric, in collaboration with global nonprofit organisation, Heifer International, today hosted a breakfast meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, to mark the official launch of the company’s AYuTe (Agriculture, Youth and Technology) Project. The […]

Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation Final – 6 July

The Africa Prize, Africa’s biggest prize dedicated to engineering innovation, on Thursday 6 July, will crown the winner of the 2023 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. This year’s final is being hosted at Labadi Beach in Accra, Ghana and will also be live-streamed internationally for viewers at home. 15 talented entrepreneurs from across sub-Saharan Africa […]