Edward Tagoe

About the author : Edward is one of Africa’s young software entrepreneurs. He is a co-founder of an Internet start-up in Ghana and loves poetry.

Ghana finally gets its own mobile chat application

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Saya Mobile, one of the start-ups in the Meltwater Incubator will today offer Ghanaians the opportunity to boast of its own group messaging mobile app. Saya is a mobile application that currently allows java, android and blackberry users to group chat with phone contacts. it’s 1,000 times cheaper than SMS. Saya now joins Mxit and Zing as the liekley alternatives to Whatsapp for Africans.

Saya mobile beat Nandimobile to win the top prize at the AppCircus Mobile Competition held in Accra in 2011. This offers the national winners the opportunity to be at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona aside the cash prize of $1,400 and an i-Pad 2 . It’s been revealed that Saya has been selected among 20 other mobile developers to pitch at the Mobile Premier Awards.

After working on the app for weeks, the co-founders, Robert Lamptey and Badu Boahene will tonight at 6pm at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Saya Mobile will unveil its mobile app during what they call a ‘Techie Soft Launch’. To be one of the few who get to see it first, apply for an invitation using this link. Else you can go ahead and download it on your phone. The app currently supports Android, Blackberry, J2ME platforms.

Saya Mobile is one of Eight tech-startups in the Meltwater Incubator. Check-out the full list of  companies.

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  • Ogbamey on February 20, 2012

    Congrats to the developers of this app.
    the app is not installing on my nokia 5130.it just gives me ‘application error’ message and thats all.

    • Edward Tagoe on February 20, 2012

      Ogbamey, please try the download link again. The team was replacing the links with the latest versions of the app. You can use this link http://saya.im/m

  • kamrul5658 on April 24, 2012

    finally ghana get own mobile this be grate

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