Edward Tagoe

ECOWAS Youth and Graduates Conference

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ECOWAS Youth and Graduates Conference

I was at the Alisa Hotel this Wednesday for the Africa Digital Week 2011 where I presented the innovative services my company Nandimobile was offering in Ghana. The main organizing body Pearl Richards lead by Dr. Richard Boateng had put together an amazing conference last year dubbed the ”Ghana Graduate Conference”, I was  therefore excited to be […]

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Edward Tagoe

MIT-AITI Mobile apps showcased

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MIT-AITI Mobile apps showcased

Last week Friday, the MIT-AITI 6-week mobile training program ended with a showcase of various mobile apps by the trainees. It was an exciting event for me because it made me remember my time as a trainee with the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST). Herman Chinery-Hesse’s keynote also gave me lots of things to […]

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Edward Tagoe

Nokia unveils 3 dual SIM phones in Ghana

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Nokia unveils 3 dual SIM phones in Ghana

On Monday, Nokia unveiled 3 dual- SIM phones at a ceremony held at the Silver Bird Cinema in Accra. Nokia had originally announced the unveiling of X1-01 and the C2-00 dual SIM phones, Nokia country manager however surprised the audience with a third dual SIM phone, the Nokia C2-03. Most of the attendees questioned the reason behind […]

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Edward Tagoe

Africa Digital Week 2011

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Africa Digital Week 2011

In July 2011, we will be organizing the premier Africa Digital Week in Accra, Ghana. Africa Digital Week 2011 is themed – “My Dream for A Digital Africa”. The objective of Africa Digital Week is to explore how new and emerging technologies can contribute to socio-economic development and good governance in Africa. It will be […]

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Edward Tagoe

More mobile apps by Ghanaians

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More mobile apps by Ghanaians

I got to know about the MIT-AITI programme through Rachel Chimbghandah who was part of a team of 5 MIT instructors tasked to train Ghanaian developers in mobile development and enterpreneruship.  AITI is a multidisciplinary group of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that promotes development in emerging regions by cultivating young technology entrepreneurs. AITI develops […]

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Edward Tagoe

Get your jeans, put on your Chale wote and head to James town

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Get your jeans, put on your Chale wote and head to James town

CHALE WOTE is an accessible term used by Ghanaians regardless of language, it means “Man, let’s go!” or is a reference to slippers worn on the feet. The Chale Wote Street Art Festival is the collective effort of many young people; artists, musicians, writers, bloggers,  designers, students and activists—who will work together to produce Accra’s first […]

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Edward Tagoe

Nokia to launch dual SIM phones in Ghana July 18th

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Nokia to launch dual SIM phones in Ghana July 18th

A few days ago, I put up a post about Nokia’s launch of its new dual SIM C2-00 and the X1-01 phones. Well, Nokia will be launches these two brands in Ghana on July 18th at the Silver Bird Cinema, Accra Mall.  The launch will be done by the Deputy Minister of Information, Honourable Samuel […]

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Edward Tagoe

Are you 30 years or younger? Challenge yourself today!

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Are you 30 years or younger? Challenge yourself today!

The World Summit Youth Award selects and promotes best practice in e-Content. It demonstrates young people’s potential to create outstanding digital contents and serves as a platform for people from all UN member states to work together in the efforts to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). WSYA registration is open until July 15, 2011. If […]

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Edward Tagoe

Taka, Tika and Gangare on ipad

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Taka, Tika and Gangare on ipad

At the Sunyani Coronation Park this weekend a political party in Ghana held its congress to elect a flagbearer who will lead it in it’s next campaign.  Am not a big fan of Ghanaian politics and this blog is not going to portray anything different. I however could’t miss opportunity of listening to one of the […]

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Edward Tagoe

An opportunity for mobile developers

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Am sure you are still wondering when Globacom will launch its voice service in Ghana. Well I don’t know either, I thought they were commencing on July 1st. But that is just the bad news, the good news is, when they do, tarriiffs are expected to drop to the most affordable level. This trend has […]

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