Why is youth-led innovation and entrepreneurship important to diplomacy?

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, April 4th, 2013 - Comments Off
Credit : Global Youth @State Facebook Page

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

Nandimobile Connect, more than a business directory!

By Edward Tagoe | On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 - Comments Off
Nandimobile Connect App Home screen

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,. 


By Edward Tagoe | On Monday, March 25th, 2013 - No Comments »
a day in tech

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. 

Nick Imudia is the new Managing Director for Nokia West and Central Africa

By Edward Tagoe | On Thursday, March 21st, 2013 - No Comments »

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. 

rLG’s Uhuru PC Tablet Product Review

By Edward Tagoe | On Friday, March 1st, 2013 - No Comments »
The rLG Uhuru Tablet PC

  The rLG Uhuru and its packaging in the background I must admit when I saw the many Uhuru billboards on the streets of Accra, I joined the many interested persons asking questions about what the Uhuru was all about. All the guesses ended when Ghana’s rLG launched it as  Personal Computer tablet for the African market on Feb 3rd on the Osu Oxfort Street. rLG’s Uhuru serves. 

Apps4Africa 2012: Business Challenge Winners Announced

By Edward Tagoe | On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 - Comments Off

The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the winners of Apps4Africa 2012: Business Challenge, an Africa-wide competition to develop sustainable technology-based solutions to youth unemployment. Selected from nearly 300 applications from 27 countries by an international panel of judges, the winning teams are: SliceBiz (from Ghana): a web and mobile investment platform that uses. 

Transforming Social Entrepreneurship with Technology

By Edward Tagoe | On Monday, February 18th, 2013 - Comments Off

When Origgin launched its A Day in Tech Initiative, I blogged about it, do visit my previous post on the project for more info. Origgin Ltd, a Ghanaian mobile software company is passionate about seeing a quantum leap in technology adoption in Ghana. Origgin is therefore fostering technology education in Ghana through its newly developed initiative; “A Day In Tech”. A Day In Tech, a. 

17 Women get scholarships to study Wireless, Mobile and Advanced Computing in India and Ghana

By Edward Tagoe | On Sunday, January 27th, 2013 - No Comments »
DAC & WiMC Students (36)

The Ghana India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) has awarded scholarships worth GHS100,000 to Seventeen (17) Ghanaian young women studying software development to pursue Post-graduate diploma programmes in Advanced Computing(DAC) and Wireless & Mobile Computing (WiMC) in Accra, Ghana and Pune in India. This initiative, the first of its kind in Africa, is geared towards. 

Origgin to Launch “A Day in Tech”

By Edward Tagoe | On Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 - No Comments »

More and more technology events, workshops, awards ceremonies are being held in Ghana by the month. This probably signifies a growing tech community or an increase in interest in technology in Ghana. Last year alone I can list, Apps4Africa, BlogCamp12, G-Ghana, Barcamps, Startup Weekend Accra, Girls In ICT, Computermania, and many more. On January 24th this year, the tech community will experience. 

Is Whatsapp the commonest mobile app in Ghana?

By Edward Tagoe | On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 - No Comments »

Although a more scientific research is yet to be commissioned to find out the commonest mobile app used in Ghana, Whatsapp, has been suspected to be in the lead. On Saturday January 12th 2013 Elivemusicgh.com through its Facebook page did a poll asking its fans which mobile app they used most often. By the time of publishing this blog post, 545 correspondents had answered the poll on the. 

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