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Facebook trained over 7,000 women-owned businesses in digital skills across sub-Saharan Africa in 2019.

Regional Director, Facebook Africa, Nunu Ntshingila, said Facebook is committed to investing in its youth, entrepreneurs, the creative industries, tech ecosystem as well as its many other communities.

Orange has officially inaugurated its Middle East and Africa operational head office in Morocco at the Casablanca Finance City Tower (CFC) in the heart of Casablanca.

The head office will enable the teams to remain connected to other countries in the region, as well as a Social Hub that supervises and monitors the digital activity of Orange and the industry in general in Africa and the Middle East in real-time.

After nearly one year of facing visa restrictions, visa processing for Ghanaian officials and their families will revert to a more straightforward process.

The restrictions were issued back in February 2019 as the US department of Homeland Security and department of State said Ghana was failing to co-operate in the process of accepting its citizens who were ordered removed from the US.

In 2020, three key Ghana universities and Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) will start working together to help Ghanaian upcoming engineers, physicists, doctors and researchers.

The tuition fees for the full duration of education will be funded by the Russian Ministry of Higher Education and Science.