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Standard Chartered expands digital banking

Standard Chartered has expanded its digital banking offering to Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This follows on the bank launching its digital-only banks in Côte d'Ivoire, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya.

Fighting illegal mining with drones

Illegal mining is reported to be a serious problem in Ghana that poses negative effects on the environment. Thanks to the use of satellite imagery and data collection, Ghana is able to curb illegal mining.

African startups invited to apply

Ingressive Capital, an Africa-focused seed-stage venture capital firm are joining Student Entrepreneurship Week Pan-Africa to find the brightest African startups for up to $100,000 funding. The event takes place from 22-24 July 2019 in Accra, Ghana.

Artists not benefiting from digital music

The political economy of music distribution goes unchecked. Despite increased digital revenues, also across Africa, music markets remain characterised by bottlenecks between musicians and audiences.

Discarded electronics are polluting Ghana’s food chain

High levels of dangerous chemicals from discarded electronics in Ghana identified.

App helps farmers in Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda

A smartphone app, GeoFarmer, has been pilot-tested in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda to help farmers with data collection and sharing.

Ghana to make use of drones for medical deliveries

Ghana is the latest African country to make use of Zipline drones for medical deliveries.