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Viber Spreads Good Vibes in Africa with the Introduction of Public Chats -

Viber announces first Public Chats launched in Ghana and the African continent; Brands, celebrities and public. 

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E-Commerce as a solution to reduce high unemployment rate in Ghana -

High unemployment rates are said to be the most crucial problems facing many developing countries currently. In. 

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Bedidi wins the 1st Accra Food Hack -

Think of Bedidi (come and eat) as an Uber for home cuisine. There are a couple of similar apps out there. Israel’s. 

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Viber Spreads Good Vibes in Africa with the Introduction of Public Chats

By Edward Tagoe | On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 - No Comments »
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Viber announces first Public Chats launched in Ghana and the African continent; Brands, celebrities and public figures from Africa are invited to join Viber’s social channel, Public Chats, to experience live conversations ACCRA, GHANA – 19th January 2016 – Viber, one of the leading messaging and calling apps. 

E-Commerce as a solution to reduce high unemployment rate in Ghana

By Edward Tagoe | On Friday, January 15th, 2016 - No Comments »
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High unemployment rates are said to be the most crucial problems facing many developing countries currently. In Ghana, the situation isn’t much different. Many persons graduate from various levels of education with the expectation that they are going to get jobs but this hardly materializes. According to the latest Socio-economic and Governance Survey released by the Institute of Economic. 

Africa is a mobile-first continent, but is that a good thing?

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, January 14th, 2016 - 1 Comment »
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With about some 700 million people on the continent owning at least one mobile device (smart +feature phones) Africa has taken not only the prime position as the leading mobile continent, but is also a mobile first region. I have heard many analysts throw this fact in as though it is an accolade worthy of celebration, I beg to differ. The fact that only about 7% of the continent’s population. 

Bedidi wins the 1st Accra Food Hack

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, January 14th, 2016 - No Comments »
Accra Food Hack

Think of Bedidi (come and eat) as an Uber for home cuisine. There are a couple of similar apps out there. Israel’s EatWith and many other apps such as HomeDine, GrubWithUs and other apps offer a social way for strangers to wine and dine. What makes Bedidi unique is the tourism promotion layer the initiators of this idea pitches. As a requirement during the Accra Food Hack hosted in. 

Collecting tolls electronically – University of Ghana shows the way

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, November 19th, 2015 - No Comments »
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Whiles the Government of Ghana is still struggling to introduce innovative ways in its revenue collection, the University of Ghana has implemented an Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system on its Legon main campus. With this technology, drivers who choose to use the universities GIMPA side of the road pay to obtain a readable card they keep in their vehicles. The ETC determines whether. 

Can e-Commerce help decongest the streets of Accra this Christmas?

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, November 19th, 2015 - No Comments »
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Before you go on to the next sentence, take in a deep breath….can you smell and feel it? The X’mas flavour. Decorations in banking halls, a barrage of X’mas jingles and promotions on radio and Tv and if you in my part of the world, the dry harmattan wind blowing off the effect of the pomade on your skin. For most people Christmas is the best part of the year. For the people. 

The African Technology Summit – the lessons

By Edward Tagoe | On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 - No Comments »
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Coffee, lineyards lined with executive titles, Founders and executives chit chatting in the hall way – these are the first elements which welcomed me as I was ushered into the Labadi Pleasure Beach Hotel which hosted Ghana’s first African Technology Summit. From the beginning this seemed like any other tech conference I had attended, it however didn’t take long for me to. 

The Anas Video, hashtags and social media reactions

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, October 1st, 2015 - No Comments »

After a few days of threatening to expose a number of alleged corrupt judges, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Ghana’s most popular investigative journalist screened the three hour investigative documentary on a large screen at the Accra International Conference center. Using youtube to build interest proved to be a good strategy as this teaser got him more than 100k views , beating many music videos. 

Why there might not be another mPesa in Africa

By Edward Tagoe | On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 - No Comments »
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It’s hard to tell the African tech success story without listing m-Pesa in the flock. Created in March 2007 in Kenya by Vodafone for Safaricom (a local telecom in which Vodafone owns minority stake) m-Pesa is mobile service which allows mobile users (with smart or feature phones) to deposit money into an accounts stored on their cell phones, pay for goods and services including bills. 

The Infinix Zero 2 on Jumia Ghana

By Edward Tagoe | On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 - No Comments »
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By the time you see this post, the Infinix Zero 2 would have already hit the shores of Ghana and that will help you understand why bloggers in Ghana are crazy about the device. But don’t rush into the fiesta yet, not until you check out the package in the device and get to know where the exclusive deals are in Ghana. The slim and tough Infinix Zero 2 is shipped with an Octa core 2.0GHz. 

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