TWITTER SETS UP AFRICAN HEADQUARTERS IN GHANA

TWITTER SETS UP AFRICAN HEADQUARTERS IN GHANA

Twitter announced on Monday, 12th April, the recruitment of an eleven-member team in Ghana, thereby making the West African country its headquarters for the African continent. In an official statement released by the company, it said: “Today, in line with our growth strategy, we are pleased to announce that we are building a team in

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G-Gateway

How G-Gateway is Coding Digital Opportunities for Women in IT

G-Gateway is pioneered by the two women remarking their ingenuity amid the pandemic, climate change crisis, and in a male-dominated industry. It is the first female-led tech company in Gaza founded by Bassma Ali and Tasha Abu Safieh. Out of the uncertainties of an unusual year, the ICT company has set out to support women

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Egypt

EGYPT: Go Green Exhibition to present natural gas-powered vehicles on the 6th

Egypt is set to launch the ‘Go Green Exhibition’, the first of its kind in a two-day event from 4th January to 6th, highlighting the conversion of vehicles to clean energy and replacement technologies at the Egypt International Exhibition Center (EIEC). The event has been sponsored by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. Despite the negative effect

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EgyptAir

Ghana, EgyptAir Sign MoU to Establish National Aviation Company

Ghanaian government and Egyptian flag carrier EgyptAir have signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a Ghanaian national aviation company with investments from both countries. The MoU aims to enable the Ghanaian side to benefit from EgyptAir’s vast experience, as Africa’s oldest air carrier that provides its services to more than 80 destinations around the

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Paystack

PAYSTACK – ONE STEP FOR A NIGERIAN PRODIGY, A GIANT TECH FOR AFRICA

In 2015, Shola Akinlade set out to make software and services needed for merchants in Africa to accept online payments from local and international customers and that adventure is now distinguished as a trailblazer in the African fintech industry. Born in Lagos, Shola Akinlade is a Computer Science graduate of Babcock University, Nigeria. He went

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Ghana: All scheduled domestic flights cancelled over GCAA strike action

All domestic flights in Ghana have been cancelled, following a strike action by workers of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) over encroachment and perforating of underground cables at its La Wireless Station near the AU Village in Accra.According to the GCAA workers union, the downing of tools, which started at 3pm local time on

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Nigeria: Petrol price may drop this month, say marketers

The pump price of petrol may reduce marginally this month, going by the fall in global crude oil prices, oil marketers disclosed. Punch reports that according to them, since the cost of petrol has been largely determined by the price of crude oil, the recent marginal plunge in crude oil cost could lead to a

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Nigeria begins new visa policy, fees

Nigerian government has approved the implementation of a New Visa Policy (NVP) and New Visa Fees, News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Mr Muhammad Babandede disclosed this in a statement by the Service Spokesman, Mr Sunday James on Thursday in Abuja.Babandede said that the implementation of the new visa

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4.5 Million African Jobs at Risk due to COVID-19 and Travel Restrictions

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the damage being done to the African aviation industry and on economies by the shutdown of air traffic owing to the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened.According to new data published by the Air Transport Action Group of which IATA is a member, revealed that 4.5 million African jobs

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African Airlines’ Traffic Falls By 90% – Report

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said African air travel fell by 90 per cent in August, with a forecasted 66% drop in global travels by 2020 compared to 2019 Daily Trust reports.The previous estimate was for a 63% decline.In its report on Tuesday, it said the 90.1% drop in African air travels was

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