French telecom operator, Orange in partnership with HelloAsso, a France-based crowdfunding organization for charity organizations, has announced that it will launch Orange Collecte, a mobile crowdfunding platform in Côte d’Ivoire today.
Nigeria-based co-working space, CcHub has announced its Maker Club, a continuous programming course for kids and teenagers.
Facebook has released the second quarter figures of its active users in Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria.
The Corporate Social Investment arm of Safaricom Limited, Safaricom Foundation has announced the launch of a KSH 50 million ($470,000) fund for mobile technology innovators – its Technology for Good Fund. The foundation also opened applications into the program.
The Cherie Blair Foundation is calling for mentors to join its mentoring program set up for female entrepreneurs in emerging economies.
Nigeria’s Bank of Industry has announced that it will invest $6 million in small and medium enterprises.