The Sri Lankan ETA

By Edward Tagoe | On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 - 1 Comment »

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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. 

BloggingGhana launches Aggregator

By Edward Tagoe | On Monday, October 21st, 2013 - No Comments »

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 »

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. 

Best Developer in Ghana launches Ananse via the Leti Center

By Edward Tagoe | On Saturday, October 19th, 2013 - No Comments »

Eyram Tawia, the man adjudged the best web and mobile developer in Ghana yesterday launched Ananse on Android. Eyram who is the CEO and co-founder of Leti-Arts (formerly Leti Games), one of MEST’s startups has been keeping the gaming community anxious when he announced he’d release the Leti Center on Oct 18th. Leti Arts is an African media company bringing the Continent’s. 

Types of Software Development Companies in Ghana

By Edward Tagoe | On Friday, October 18th, 2013 - 1 Comment »

I am yet to come by a an article which categorizes the many software development companies in the country. I am going to make an attempt at coming up with some grouping of the various software companies we have in the  country. In the past couple of years, I have interacted with a good number of stake holders and founders in this space and below are the categories these companies fall under.. 

Is technology not making us crazy?

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, October 17th, 2013 - 1 Comment »

The Internet has become a very important part of many people’s lives. Although more Ghanaians use their mobile rather than their desktop as the main gateway to the Internet, I still find it interesting when I scroll through my phonebook and realize the rate at which the number of whatsapp users is increasing by the day. Looks like we even are at a point where mobile manufacturers and. 

Nominations for Ghana’s Mobile and Web Apps Award released

By Edward Tagoe | On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 - No Comments »
TopApp Awards in Ghana

Yesterday, Maximus Ametorgoh, the organiser of what seems to have become the nation’s platform for recognising web and mobile awards, released the names of nominees which have been short-listed in 16 different categories. TopApps is an innovative applications exhibition and awards event aimed at giving the opportunity to developers to showcase their mobile, web and SMS-based apps and. 

TECNO Phantom-A Challenge

By Edward Tagoe | On Monday, August 26th, 2013 - No Comments »
Tecno Phantom Trivia

It seems the design of the new Phantom A is not the only only Innovation Tecno Mobile had under its sleeve. In the past couple of weeks the mobile manufacturing company has rolled out series of digital marketing strategies which have caught the attention of device lovers in and out of Nigeria and Ghana. A search on any of the search engines will reveal a tall list of blog reviews, user recommendations,. 

MTN Mobile Apps Challenge Launched in Ghana

By Edward Tagoe | On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 - No Comments »

Mobile Telecommunications Network, MTN became the first telecom in Ghana to launch an mobile apps competition in Ghana. The biggest carrier in Ghana had recognized the growing developer community in Ghana and thought the time was more than right to acknowledge this group by providing an avenue for such groups to submit innovative and locally relevant apps. The event attracted a spectrum of. 

Vivo Energy acquires Shell Ghana

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, August 1st, 2013 - No Comments »
Vivo Logo

Accra, 1st August 2013 — Vivo Energy, the company formed by Vitol, Helios Investment Partners and Shell to distribute and market Shell-branded fuels and lubricants across Africa, has acquired a majority shareholding in Shell Ghana Limited. The company, which will be renamed Vivo Energy Ghana, will be headed up by Fred Osoro as Managing Director. He will take over from Vincent Richter,. 

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