Edward Tagoe

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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Edward Tagoe

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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Edward Tagoe

Product Review – itel iNote Prime Tablet

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Product Review – itel iNote Prime Tablet

itel Mobile is set to introduce its wide range of mobile devices unto the African market. With a strong presence in Uganda and Nigeria, the mobile company hopes to achieve similar marketing success in Ghana. But what gives item devices such an edge over already established brands on the market? The answer in pricing. Without […]

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Edward Tagoe

Unboxing – itel iNote Prime 7

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Unboxing – itel iNote Prime 7

Ever wondered why prices of tablets come with ridiculous price tags? Well, I do too. I figured in this age of innovation certain products shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. The iNote Prime is specifically designed for the market which wants to derive value from a 7 inch screen tablet which comes at an […]

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Edward Tagoe

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

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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Ghana 1000 Consortiumand Shell enter into exclusive negotiations for LNG supply to the Ghana 1000 Power Project

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LNG can potentially lower the cost of power in Ghana by up to 35 percent when compared to power generated from light crude oil. The ability to import LNG into Ghana will provide the country with much needed fuel security, flexibility and diversity. March 09, 2015, Accra, Ghana: Co-lead developers General Electric (NYSE: GE) and […]

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GE Completes Installation of Mobile gas Turbines for Port Harcourt Refinery

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GE’s Trailer-Mounted Aeroderivative Gas Turbines to Provide Port Harcourt Refinery with Uninterrupted Power to Overcome Local Grid Outages  Project to Use Locally Trained GE Engineers to Support Operation  PORT HARCOURT, NIGERIA — March 1, 2015—With more industrial facilities using distributed power technologies to ensure a reliable energy supply and increase productivity, General Electric (NYSE: GE) […]

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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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