Archive for the Events in Ghana category

Edward Tagoe

Say hello to Ghana’s newest tech hub – hapaSpace

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Say hello to Ghana’s newest tech hub – hapaSpace

By the last quarter of 2015, there were some 117 tech hubs on the continent #TechRepublicGh pic.twitter.com/CnQAdESVnS — Edward Tagoe (@ttaaggooee) February 8, 2016 Barely a week after I did a twitter storm on Techhubs and Incubators in Africa, the continent welcomes it’s newest hub in Ghana’s second biggest city, Kumasi. The hub’s launch was […]

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

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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 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 with more than 664 million unique users […]

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Bedidi wins the 1st Accra Food Hack

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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 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 […]

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The African Technology Summit – the lessons

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The African Technology Summit – the lessons

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 […]

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The Anas Video, hashtags and social media reactions

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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 […]

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Why there might not be another mPesa in Africa

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Why there might not be another mPesa in Africa

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 […]

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The Infinix Zero 2 on Jumia Ghana

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The Infinix Zero 2 on Jumia Ghana

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 […]

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MakeItHappen promo winner goes home with a car

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MakeItHappen promo winner goes home with a car

Microsoft Mobile Devices Group, under the supervision of the National Gaming Commission has announced the names of the second and third winners of the Lumia MakeItHappen promotion in Accra. The second and third winners, Bright Kumi and SamirakuMahazu respectively, will each receive a brand new Hyundai i10 as their prize. The draw, powered by M-TECH […]

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E-Commerce in Ghana, where are we?

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E-Commerce in Ghana, where are we?

After some in-depth surfing, and tireless research on major tech-focused blogs, there seems to be no comprehensive archive of how e-commerce begun in Ghana, or maybe it hasn’t? This has challenged me to go into my somewhat rusty repository to put together what could be a stock others can add to or subtract from, so […]

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GE Oil & Gas announces $850M order with Eni and partners for Offshore Cape Three Points Block, Ghana

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March13, 2015 – GE (NYSE:GE) Today announced the booking of an $850 million order across its Oil & Gas business for the supply of equipment to the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) block, Ghana. This order incorporates both turbo machinery and subsea elements, with the first shipment planned for Q4 2015. Further shipments are planned […]

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