E-commerce space in Ghana getting heated up!

By Edward Tagoe | On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 - 2 Comments »

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For some unexpected incidences, I would have said 2013 was the year e-commerce got heated up in Ghana. E-commerce players upped their games or there were new entrants coming in with support from local and/or foreign investors. Although Google Ghana announced it was discontinuing its Google Trader service late last year, a handful. 

Lamudi: Ghana’s Best Online Real Estate Marketplace Launched

By Edward Tagoe | On Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 - No Comments »

Accra, GHANA – Lamudi Ghana (www.lamudi.com.gh) is setting the standard for providing a user friendly, highly visual marketing platform for properties and land in Ghana.  Launched less than a month ago, Lamudi Ghana already has over 400 properties listed on their website from individuals and the largest agencies and developers including Orel, Pelican Properties and Broll Ghana.  Lamudi. 

Nokia promises to take over the smart phone market in Ghana

By Edward Tagoe | On Monday, December 30th, 2013 - No Comments »

At the most recent Nokia Meet and Greet Event, the mobile giant promised the group of media men and women gathered, it had made the necessary preparations to take over the smartphone market and lead with by increasing its market share in Ghana. The Nokia Meet and Greet has been an annual ritual organised by Nokia to engage journalists, answers questions and generally have some fun to end. 

Re-Connect GH

By Edward Tagoe | On Saturday, December 21st, 2013 - No Comments »

Re-Connect GH proudly invites you to Re-Connect 2013. The second edition of this unique networking event will take place on December 30, 2013 from 18:00 to 22:00 at the prestigious Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Ghana under the theme “Strengthening Ties, Connecting Potential”.  The Networking Mixer  Geared at strengthening ties between professionals in Ghana and the Diaspora,. 

Tecno Customers receive premier access to BBM

By Edward Tagoe | On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 - No Comments »

TECNO Mobile, one of the leading smartphones brand will preload BBM on new phones. TECNO mobile phones will now preinstall BBM™on TECNO phones running the Android operating system.With BBM preinstalled, customers will be able to easily get started chatting and connecting with friends and family on the popular private social network from BlackBerry®. BBM, with its privacy, control and immediacy,. 

Tecno rewards users at Head Office in Accra

By Edward Tagoe | On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 - No Comments »

On 22nd November, at its Head office in Accra,  Tecno Mobile rewarded winners of its Phantom-A challenge organised in August this year. The two winners who both came from outside capital city to pick up their awards were very excited to be selected as winners  from the many other people who had taken the online challenge. Nicholas Owusu, who recently finished his National service with GES. 

Accra Startup Weekend comes to MEST on Nov 22nd

By Edward Tagoe | On Friday, November 8th, 2013 - No Comments »

Do you have an idea for a startup you want to build? Join #swaccra, register at http://t.co/7IWYelKqsd — StartupWeekend Accra (@SWAccra) November 6, 2013 This year, the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) will be hosting spot for the Accra Startup Weekend. Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics. 

How did Ghana get here!

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, November 7th, 2013 - No Comments »

Ghana has become a strong player in the African technology timeline, alongside nations such as Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt. Though we still have a long way to go, we can’t ignore the strides we’ve made as a country. Ghana has moved from a nation which didn’t have ICT on its academic curricular to one which is producing award-winning developers on International. 

Application to MEST now open

By Edward Tagoe | On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 - No Comments »

I was flipping through the morning newspaper in 2008 when I saw the bold question on one of the pages – Do you want to start your own software company? That was the beginning of my software entrepreneurship journey. Weeks later, I competed with more than a thousand other applicants for 23 scholarship slots, free accommodation for two years, access to world-class tuition and many other. 

Saya now available on iOS and Java

By Edward Tagoe | On Friday, November 1st, 2013 - 1 Comment »
Saya on iOS and Java

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 was founded by two MEST-trained entrepreneurs had hosted a closed. 

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