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Edward Tagoe

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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Edward Tagoe

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

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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 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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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Collecting tolls electronically – University of Ghana shows the way

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Collecting tolls electronically – University of Ghana shows the way

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 […]

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Edward Tagoe

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 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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Edward Tagoe

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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Edward Tagoe

Lumia 535 – Microsoft Mobile’s first phone launched in Ghana

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Lumia 535 – Microsoft Mobile’s first phone launched in Ghana

  For some Lumia users, Christmas wasn’t over yet even as at 10th January 2015. Microsoft Mobile Mangers came to town to reward some of its loyal consumers and media associates. At this same event over the weekend, Microsoft launched the Lumia 535 at the Osu Oxford Street Mall in Accra. This is the tech […]

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Microsoft Lumia to take 3 couples to Singapore

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Microsoft Lumia to take 3 couples to Singapore

What better place to spend the New Year (2015) than the beautiful South-Eastern Asian country of Singapore, home to the world’s most attractive tourist sites? With just some few weeks to Christmas, Microsoft Lumia, is offering beautiful and exciting Singapore to Ghanaians on a silver platter through its “#MakeItHappen” promotion, running now till the end […]

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