Mayowa used YouTube to post an appeal in order to raise funds for her initiative, a business school for widowed mothers, giving them the tools to make a living and support their families. Through Google Alerts she is able to keep track of news and information that she uses to inform and support the women.
Christopher runs a transport company enabling drivers in Ghana gain access to loans so they can buy cars for which they use to earn a living. He uses Google Maps in his vehicle tracking devices to constantly track the location of vehicles under bank loans, this gives the banks assurance that cars and loans are
For a decade Africa has enjoyed broad economic success, earning it the moniker ‘Africa Rising’. But now a more cautious IMF talks of ‘Africa Watching’. Javier Blas reports on why the continent’s countries must now be judged on their own merits.