Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology receives $20.8M scholarship from the MasterCard Foundation

By Edward Tagoe | On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 - No Comments »

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Higher Education in Africa has been given another boost by the MasterCard Foundation, one of the biggest muscles supporting education on the continent. The Foundation has spread its support to reach West, East and South African Universities with an $86.6 million funding. The beneficiary schools include Ghana’s very own. 

Why we love selfies

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, November 27th, 2014 - No Comments »
Nokia Lumia Selfie

Selfies or self-portraits have been with us at least since the invention of the pinhole camera. You can take that as an exaggeration, but the truth is the selfie craze is not a new phenomenon, dating back to 1839 when Roberto Cornelius, a pioneer photographer took the earliest known selfie. At that time, you probably need to place a giant camera the equivalent of a regular size cement block. 

Removal of import duties on smartphones will not increase smartphone penetration. This is why!

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, November 27th, 2014 - 2 Comments »

Mobile phone penetration is high in Ghana. However smartphones form only 15% of this penetration. Communication is shifting from voice to data and mobile data is projected to grow 6.3 times between 2013 and 2018. It is being proposed that in order to increase smart phone penetration, and in line with Government’s policy of bridging the digital divide within the country, import duties on. 

How to fix the Whatsapp problem on your Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL devices

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, June 26th, 2014 - 24 Comments »
Nokia X

Since June 9th, some owners of Nokia’s first set of android devices, Nokia X and XL have had the “device not supported error” each time they try to launch the popular chat application, Whatsapp. Although Nokia is working closely with Whatsapp to permanently resolve this issue, there are some few temporary measure one can take to resolve this issue.  Earlier this month,. 

RetailTower : Seedstars Accra Regional Winner

By Edward Tagoe | On Saturday, May 31st, 2014 - No Comments »

Hanging in the RetailTower office in Accra is the start-up’s ticket, certifying its position as the regional winner in last year’s SeedstarsWorld competition. RetailTower, an e-commerce platform with more than 15,000 registered merchants, enables these merchants to promote their online stores across leading comparison shopping sites such as Amazon, Google, Shopify etc. The Retailtower. 

How to download Whatsapp and many more android app on your Nokia X

By Edward Tagoe | On Saturday, April 26th, 2014 - 25 Comments »

After many rumors about the Nokia Normandy project which was said to produce Nokia phones running Android Operating Systems, Nokia launched its Nokia X at the Mobile World Congress 2014 held in February this year. The phone was later launched in Ghana in March at the Alisa Hotel. Though the Nokia X runs a forked version of Android, Google Play is not available on it. Users however can access. 

TECNO cracks down on counterfeit handsets in Africa

By Edward Tagoe | On Sunday, April 20th, 2014 - No Comments »

With the mobile phone manufacturer TECNO becoming more and more popular in African market, a great many of fake products appeared, threatening the benefits of the manufacturer, its distributors and dealers, local government and the customers as well. TECNO determined to offer a heavy blow to fake handsets in many countries in Africa, such as Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia and so on, hoping for. 

Android powered Nokia X Launches in Ghana

By Edward Tagoe | On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 - 1 Comment »
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Nokia has announced the introduction of the Nokia X Smartphone into the Ghanaian market a after it was launched to wide acclaim at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The dual sim android compatible device comes with a fresh, tile-based user interface inspired by the Lumia family as well as Fastlane to simplify and enhance the consumer experience. Addressing trade partners and. 

The Power of the Web in Africa

By Edward Tagoe | On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 - No Comments »
What do use the Internet for

I am a few hours away from getting to know how my team Manchester United will fare in their Champion’s League match against Bayern Munich, defending champions. Many soccer pundits still wonder how we got there in the first place! I have actually followed the Champions League matches not just from live Tv telecast, but from many web tools as well. Sometimes I get stuck at the office. 

Nokia’s first phablet, the Lumia 1520 introduced in Ghana

By Edward Tagoe | On Sunday, March 30th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Nokia is definitely set to keep itself above its competition with the Lumia range of smart phones. During a short ceremony at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel on March 29th, the Mobile Giant unveiled the first ever 6 inch smart phone on the Ghanaian market.  The Lumia 1520, which for me stands out more as a ‘phablet’ more than as a phone, boast of a 20 Mega pixel camera. I personally. 

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