Ghana’s MeQasa.com Raises US$500,000 Investment

MeQasa.com, one of Ghana’s leading online real estate classifieds businesses, has secured a $500,000 investment from Frontier Digital Ventures, a global VC firm headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Frontier Digital Ventures’ portfolio includes companies in five key frontier regions including Central America, Middle East & North Africa, East Africa, West Africa and South Asia. MeQasa […]

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Invitation Only Dating by Bandeka.com – Talking with Co-Founder Tunde Kehinde

By Tefo Mohapi Young, sophisticated & upwardly mobile Africans are finding their lives getting busier by the day. They find themselves having to walk a tightrope of balancing their personal and professional lives and most times it is the personal life that suffers. This is where Bandeka.com steps in – an invite only community where […]

The Mobile Economy in Africa – The Rise of Africa

By Tefo Mohapi Nigeria added 35 Million NEW internet users during the period between 2007 and 2010 (as reported by the United Nations / International Telecommunications Union), thus ranking third in the world for number of new internet users for this period behind China (1st) and India (2nd). I went out looking for African tech […]

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The Mobile Economy in Africa – Talking Apps with Matthew Dawes

By Tefo Mohapi The number one method that most of us in Africa access the internet is by using a mobile phone. Thus mobile phones and mobile internet present great economic opportunities to phone vendors and application developers alike. Tefo Mohapi: Given that Symbian (Nokia) holds a large chunk of the mobile Operating System (OS) […]

Video – D’banj speaks: The making of the D’banj Snoop Dogg Collaboration

The entire “Nigerian” web virtually exploded this past February when D’banj’s collaboration with American rapper, Snoop Dogg on the remix of Mr Endowed launched on You Tube. In 24 hours, the video garnered about 86,000 views as Africans on the web trooped online to view the ground breaking collaboration between D’banj and the super star […]