Edward Tagoe

Mest start-ups pick top prizes at 1st Mobile Apps Showcase

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Mest start-ups pick top prizes at 1st Mobile Apps Showcase

At the first ever Mobile Application Showcase competition in Ghana, two Mest start-ups, Saya Mobile and Nandimobile picked up the 1st and 2nd prizes respectfully. Kwamena Appiah-Kubi came 3rd with his innovative SMS Tweetbox. The event was organised by the Mobile Consortium team and sponsored by industry big wigs such as Indigo Trust, InMobi, and Busy […]

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Edward Tagoe

Nokia Doles out 1 million Euros to App Developers

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Nokia Doles out 1 million Euros to App Developers

World’s leading mobile manufacturer, Nokia is living up to its promise to connect the next billion to the internet using its platform,the Nokia phone. One of the moves is to push for the development of quality applications for their S40 mobile platform. And Nokia is doing just that. The Head of Nokia’s Ecosystem Developer Experience (EDX) for West […]

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Edward Tagoe

Nokia C2-03 Arrives on Ghana Market

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Nokia C2-03 Arrives on Ghana Market

Leading global phone manufacturer, Nokia, has added to the list of its dual SIM phone offerings in Ghana with the entry of C2-03. The phone, which was launched alongside Nokia X1-01, Nokia C2-00 recently, is third of the range of dual SIM phones Nokia has brought to the market. In a statement released to the […]

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Edward Tagoe

Ghana joins the world to celebrate Software Freedom Day (SFD)

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Ghana joins the world to celebrate Software Freedom Day (SFD)

The Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) in collaboration with the Linux User Group, Accra(LUGA) will again be hosting a special event on Saturday, September 17th under the theme “Open Source a viable option for achieving MDGs”. The venue for this year’s celebrations is the AITI-KACE premises and the time is 9:00 […]

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Edward Tagoe

The Nokia X1-01; My thoughts!

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The Nokia X1-01; My thoughts!

It’s been more than a month since I started using the Nokia X1-01, yes I know, that makes me one of the few lucky people to feel and touch the device in Ghana. Lucky me huh? I have dropped it on the ground twice (or thrice maybe 🙂 and still find it in the same […]

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Edward Tagoe

InMobi to participate in Mobile Apps Ghana Showcase (MAGS2011)

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InMobi to participate in Mobile Apps Ghana Showcase (MAGS2011)

InMobi the world’s largest independent mobile advertising network with offices on four continents has confirmed its participation and partnership for the upcoming Mobile Apps Ghana Showcase (#MAGS2011) at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan ICT Centre Accra, come 24th of September, 2011. The inaugural Mobile Apps Ghana Showcase(#MAGS2011), scheduled for Accra in a months time, has attracted […]

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Edward Tagoe

MTN to launch an app store soon

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MTN to launch an app store soon

In July last month, Africa’s biggest mobile telecommunication network launched a competition for developers in Africa and the Middle East. This 6-month competition, will end in December with a monthly winners selected each month. The monthly winner will qualify for Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the runner-up, a Samsung Galaxy S2. The top winner will be […]

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Edward Tagoe

Western Union gets more social with Facebook app

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Western Union gets more social with Facebook app

Tomorrow at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Western Union will unveil the ”Your World” Facebook application in Ghana.  Your World is an online application which enables users to visualise their global network of Facebook friends. The app, (with the user’s permission) links with Facebook to create an accurate picture of his/her network by visualising the account’s Facebook […]

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Edward Tagoe

18,000 businesses go mobile in Ghana

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18,000 businesses go mobile in Ghana

Yesterday, Nandimobile launched its mobile directory in Ghana. The Infoline Mobile directory had been in stealth mode for a few weeks. Now the over seventeen million (17 million) mobile users in Ghana can search for and obtain information about businesses on their phones. Such information include, the direction or address of the company, their contact […]

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Edward Tagoe

Google Android Developer Challenge Finalists from Ghana

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Google Android Developer Challenge Finalists from Ghana

In the second week of July this year, finalists of the Google Android Developer Challenge were announced. The Google Adroid Developer Challenge for Sub-Saharan Africa is a competition for developers in Sub-Saharan Africa to come up with ”killer application” built on the Google Android platform in three different categories; Entertainment / Media / Games Social Networking […]

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