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.
On 7th May, Ghana will launch it Innovation Week 2013 at the Kofi Annan Center of Excellence in ICT. Innovation Week, the brainchild of the center aims at showcasing innovations and new releases in the Ghana ICT space. The first Innovation week was held in 2011 and this brought to light many of Ghana’s tech products created by Ghana’s young and vibrant tech community. The theme.
In the past decade, Ghana has seen a handful of tech-hubs spring up in its urban areas. Some of these hubs include the Meltwater Incubator sponsored by the Meltwater Foundation, the Mobile Web Ghana Labs supported by the World Wide Web Foundation, the Tech-hub in Kumasi supported by Vodafone Ghana and the Ghana Multimedia Incubator Center. I am aware there are other private and government initiatives.
Tigo Ghana in April 2013, became the first telecommunication company in Ghana to have its twitter account verified. A quick visit to the company’s twitter page reveals a verified badge by its name. From time to time, the micro-blogging company, Twitter, verifies accounts in the following categories : Music, Acting, Fashion, Government, Politics, Religion, Journalism, Media, Advertising,.
Africa’s largest mobile phone sales, distribution and warranty claim network is officially launching in Ghana in a bid to consolidate its position as the driving force of the Nokia brand in Ghana and neighboring countries. As the authorized distributor of genuine Nokia phones in the country, MiDCOM will use its operations in the country to supply genuine Nokia phones to the market and.
Young entrepreneurs whichever part of the world they are, face challenges and have lots of synergies they can explore to increase their output and reduce risks. With this assumption in mind, the Department of State’s Special Adviser on Global Youth Issues Zeenat Rahman has scheduled a Google+ Hangout with three young innovators from the United States – Sarah Green (Partner and COO.
I really had to publish this post after 1st April, else most of you would have mistaken it for an April Fools’ trick. I guess by now you know Nandimobile is finalizing its first smart phone app for the Ghanaian market. If you were a BlogCamp13 and you passed by the company’s stand, you’d have had a rare chance of seeing the Android Version of the app. True to its words,.
A Day In Tech is technology development seminar organized one day in a month to bring together technology consumers, producers and experts, students, general public etc to talk, learn and adopt the use of technology. We’re currently focused on web, telecommunication, computer and mobile technologies. In March, we’re discussing the topic “Women In Technology; Impacting global change.
Mr. Nick Imudia, Managing Director, Nokia West and Central Africa Nokia announced the appointment of Nick Imudia as Managing Director for its West and Central Africa operations. Covering a territory that includes Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Liberia, Chad, Niger, Benin and Togo, Imudia will be based in the Nokia office in Lagos. Nick Imudia joined Nokia in 1998 and has held several.