Category: Tech News

More than 2,400 candidates apply for one role as competition for jobs in Africa stiffens

ROAM Africa (Ringier One Africa Media), the leading digital classifieds group in Sub-Saharan Africa, has today released figures that highlight the current state of the jobs market in Africa, with…

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Autochek acquires ROAM Africa’s Online Car Platforms Cheki Nigeria and Cheki Ghana

Autochek, the automotive technology company recently founded by former Cars45 CEO Etop Ikpe, has announced the acquisition of automotive marketplaces Cheki Nigeria and Cheki Ghana, previously part of ROAM Africa’s…

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Over 70% of Nigerian startups and scaleups have experienced funding challenges due to the global crisis

Endeavor, the global high-impact entrepreneurship network, has published a white paper in partnership with leading Nigerian data collection company Stears Data  entitled “Protecting Nigeria’s Entrepreneurial Future”. The white paper outlines…

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Trade Depot secures additional $10M to transform the informal retail supply chain in Nigeria

TradeDepot, the B2B eCommerce platform for consumer goods in Africa, has raised a further $10 million in a pre-Series B equity round co-led by Partech, International Finance Corporation, Women Entrepreneurs…

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Andela Expands Presence to All African Countries

Andela, the global talent company that helps companies build remote engineering teams, will now accept engineers from all African countries, in a bid to double its global talent pool and…

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Ghana’s Health Tech Startup Redbird launches COVID-19 Daily Check-in App and Symptom Tracker

Redbird (formerly Redbird Health Tech), a medical diagnostics distributor providing access to healthcare in Ghana through community pharmacies, has announced the launch of the latest innovation – the COVID-19 Daily…

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Apple launches COVID-19 screening app and website

Apple today launched a website and a new app dedicated to COVID-19 screening. The resources offer an online screening tool, information about the disease, and some guidance on when to…

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Corona Virus and Social Media: How to limit the spread of fear through fake news

The COVID-19 pandemic is undeniably serious and must not be taken lightly. However, there is much-unwarranted fear due to a lot of fake news going around via social media. Through…

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Google removes ‘nearly 600’ apps from the Play Store over annoying ads

Google is cracking down on apps on the Google Play Store with the most obnoxious ads. The company announced it had removed ‘nearly 600’ apps from the Play Store –…

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WhatsApp just hit 2 billion users

Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service now has 2 billion users worldwide, the company announced in a blog post yesterday, up from 1.5 billion and 1 billion users in 2018 and 2016,…

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