Mobile Telecommunications Network, MTN became the first telecom in Ghana to launch an mobile apps competition in Ghana. The biggest carrier in Ghana had recognized the growing developer community in Ghana and thought the time was more than right to acknowledge this group by providing an avenue for such groups to submit innovative and locally relevant apps. The event attracted a spectrum of.
Accra, 1st August 2013 — Vivo Energy, the company formed by Vitol, Helios Investment Partners and Shell to distribute and market Shell-branded fuels and lubricants across Africa, has acquired a majority shareholding in Shell Ghana Limited. The company, which will be renamed Vivo Energy Ghana, will be headed up by Fred Osoro as Managing Director. He will take over from Vincent Richter,.
For the past two weeks I have been playing with my new-found Phantom. With its Jelly-Bean OS, Tweeting, Instagrramming and Facebooking has become easier for me, I was on an earlier Android version, so for me this is an upgraded experience. After using my Samsung Galaxy S for months, I was ready for a change, so I was looking around for alternatives. Of course one which is more advanced than.
Espoo, Finland – 26 June 2013 – Nokia today expanded its range of classically designed mobile phones with the launch of three new, high-performing handsets. The Nokia 207, Nokia 208 and Nokia 208 Dual SIM combine the familiar ‘candybar’ design with Nokia’s signature bold colors and 3.5G-capable Internet speeds. Popular social apps, smarter imaging and productivity features such.
A walk down any African street, be it in the humid lanes of Egypt or the hot paths of a warm sub-Saharan nation, will reveal the the different shades of Africa. The Africa struggling to make ends meet, and the very one which looks beyond its limits to make what seems to be impossible, possible. Parts of the African continent are finding their economic feet through technology, though most.
Nokia, World Bank’s infoDev and AppCampus announce collaboration with mobile innovation hubs across Africa, Asia and Latin America
Nokia, AppCampus and infoDev, a global innovation program of the World Bank, today announced a collaboration with mobile innovation hubs across Africa, Asia and Latin America – a move that will empower these hubs to act as scouts and agents for local talent, fast-tracking their access to AppCampus funding. AppCampus was established in 2012 as a mobile application accelerator program.
Nokia today announced its sponsorship of the mobile stream at this year’s Global Innovation & Technology Entrepreneurship Forum. The Forum, a joint initiative between infoDev, a global innovation program within the World Bank, and the Department of Science and Technology South Africa, will take place from 28th – 30th May in East London, South Africa – the first time it will be hosted.
Yesterday at the Kofi Annan Center of Excellence in ICT, the Director General of the center launched the 8th edition of Ghana’s Innovation Week under the theme Driving Innovation : New Community, New Opportunity, New Market. The event was well attended by stake holders in the ICT industry such NCA, SilkyIT, Nandimobile, InCharge Global, Ministry of Communication and media reps from.
A few weeks ago I was interviewed by Cranchon, one of the leading tech blogs in Ghana. Seriously I admire the way the team sniffs for content a regularly update the blog. During the interview, Prince had a question about the Tech Industry in Ghana. I mentioned Ghana still had some catching up to do. Since 2008, lots of progress has been made to see the establishment of a fundamental tech.
I discovered twitter when I attended my first Barcamp in Ghana, perhaps the only Barcamp I attended as a non-organizer. I fell in love with the Barcamp concept, but the 140 character microblogging service baffled me, and I could tell it was puzzling for Gameli too. How on earth am I expected to put across my thoughts in 140 characters? I kept staring at the US peace corp members who were.