Nigeria, Jan. 31 -- Google on Tuesday announced applications for the inaugural Google for Startups Accelerator: Women Founders Africa Program.

The initiative, according to the global tech company, aims to empower and support women founders on the continent by providing resources and opportunities for them to scale their startups and address African problems.

The Google for Startups Accelerator Women Founders Africa Program is an extension of the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa Program established in 2017, reflecting Google's dedication to supporting startups and addressing the unique challenges faced by women entrepreneurs in Africa.

The 12-week programme will commence in March 2023 and include one boot camp per month, held in a...