Saya now available on iOS and Java

By Edward Tagoe | On Friday, November 1st, 2013 - 1 Comment »
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Yesterday the CEO of Saya, Ghana’s messaging application, announced on his Facebook page, the  good news everyone had been waiting for. Users of  phones running iOS and java could now join the many millions of  people who had downloaded the mobile app around the world. Prior to its public launch, the  company which. 

Ghanaian Internet users petition Paypal to come to Ghana

By Edward Tagoe | On Friday, November 1st, 2013 - No Comments »
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http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/paypal-enable-paypal-in-ghana Have you ever gotten frustrated when you were unable to purchase a service or product online just because you did not have access to an online payment account such as Visa, paypal, Mastercard, money bookers etc? Well this is the frustration which drove a number of Internet users in Ghana to vent out their anger on social. 

Ghana Police jumps on social media

By Edward Tagoe | On Friday, November 1st, 2013 - No Comments »
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keeping ghana safe — Ghana Police Service (@police_gov_gh) July 24, 2013 With their first tweet on July 24th this year, the Ghana Police service seems to have decided to take social media more seriously. This is the same time their Facebook page was created. This account comes more than 24 months after the previous account, supposed to be that of the service, tweeted. I think the service. 

Ghana is collecting data, but is the data correct?

By Edward Tagoe | On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 - No Comments »
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So obviously our Government has in the past couple of years been progressive towards setting up structures to evolve the way applications for various services are submitted and processed. I have seen an inclination towards more electronic means of doing business, this is not to say the old ways of doing things are fading. There still are parts of the country’s administration used to. 

Silent challenges affecting tech start-ups

By Edward Tagoe | On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 - No Comments »
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When founders of most tech start-ups are asked he most popular question in the industry, most of the them are quick to go with the usual ‘lack of Capital, lack of Gov’t support, etc’. These are true challenges facing the industry which has seen some awakening since 2008, following the establishment of major tech incubators in the country and the willingness on the part of. 

Google Trader closes shop

By Edward Tagoe | On Friday, October 25th, 2013 - 1 Comment »
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Google trader was laucnhed with the aim of becoming Ghana’s marketplace for good and services, however a few days before the service could celebrate its 3rd year, the team behind this e-commerce web application sent a notice to its users announcing it will discounting accepting new postings after November 11th 2013, a nice way to say, the Trader service will be discontinued. Below. 

4 things you probably didn’t know about Twitter

By Edward Tagoe | On Friday, October 25th, 2013 - No Comments »
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Now your followers can DM you, you don’t need to follow them Ever received one those “Please follow me for a DM” tweets? Such tweets make you wonder what could possibly be the message. Well, you don’t have to go through such psychological torture any longer. Twitter has changed its requirements to make sure you don’t have to increase the number of people you. 

The Sri Lankan ETA

By Edward Tagoe | On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 - 1 Comment »
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I already missed a schedule somewhere else, and did not want to miss by blogging schedule of posting 30 blog posts in the next 30 days. I wanted to share a technology I was very much impressed with. This week 44 winners form different countries across the globe will meet in Sri Lanka for the World Summit Awards. I had the chance to use a very simple, efficient online visa application system.. 

BloggingGhana launches Aggregator

By Edward Tagoe | On Monday, October 21st, 2013 - No Comments »
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Ghana’s biggest association of bloggers, BloggingGhana, after solidifying its influence in the social media space with an interactive BlogCamp12, an informative Blogcamp13, and the award-winning Ghana Decides project, have gone ahead to revamp and re-launch a more graphical version of its blog feed aggregator. With the aggregator the organization seeks to make it easier for its audience. 

A moment with the Bill Gates of Africa

By Edward Tagoe | On Sunday, October 20th, 2013 - No Comments »
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Very recently, I had the chance to be on Tv3′s New Day Show, to discuss how far software  development has come in Ghana. I shared a couch with Herman Chinery-Hesse, founder and CEO of the Softribe  company, what could perhaps be  described as Ghana’s first software development company. After highlighting some of the headways the community had made in the past decade, we delved. 

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