Edward Tagoe

Tecno Customers receive premier access to BBM

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Tecno Customers receive premier access to BBM

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 […]

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Edward Tagoe

Tecno rewards users at Head Office in Accra

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Tecno rewards users at Head Office in Accra

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 […]

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Edward Tagoe

Accra Startup Weekend comes to MEST on Nov 22nd

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Accra Startup Weekend comes to MEST on Nov 22nd

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 […]

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Edward Tagoe

How did Ghana get here!

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How did Ghana get here!

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 […]

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Edward Tagoe

Application to MEST now open

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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 […]

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Saya now available on iOS and Java

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Saya now available 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 […]

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Edward Tagoe

Ghanaian Internet users petition Paypal to come to Ghana

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Ghanaian Internet users petition Paypal to come to 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 […]

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Edward Tagoe

Ghana Police jumps on social media

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Ghana Police jumps on social media

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, […]

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Ghana is collecting data, but is the data correct?

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Ghana is collecting data, but is the data correct?

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 […]

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Silent challenges affecting tech start-ups

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Silent challenges affecting tech start-ups

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 […]

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