Appfrica International is an organization focused on three drivers of change for Africa’s knowledge economy: mentoring young technologists, investing in their ideas with time, attention, and capital, and highlighting their successes across the continent. Appfrica International, with the support of the U.S. Department of State and the World Bank, will bring together civil society, academia,.
Nokia ,this week, announced the availability of a new portable solar charger in Nigeria. Nokia Portable Solar Charger, DC-40, is a pilot product designed and marketed by Nokia to test the viability of solar charging as an alternative mobile phone charging system. Initially, limited quantities will be available with the aim of getting feedback from the field. The technical solution is a thin.
The latest addition to the Nokia family, Nokia Asha 308 and Nokia Asha 309 is set to deliver full Smartphone experience enriched with new Nokia web services and developer tools. The Nokia Asha 309 is a single SIM variant with Wi-Fi, while the Nokia Asha 308 is a dual SIM device featuring Nokia’s industry-leading Easy Swap technology—which enables people to switch between multiple.
Nokia the World Leader in Mobile Telecommunication has introduce onto the Ghanaian market the latest Asha 308 and 309 in additions to the Asha Touch family of mobile devices. The new devices offer a fluid ‘swipe’ user interface and an open environment for third-party application development, characteristics that have earned the complete Asha Touch range full Smartphone classification.
In the recent TopApps Award 2012 organised by PopOut Web, Mest Companies dominated nominations in 10 out of 11 categories. The only category which missed a Mest nomination was the SMS app of the year category. The Award seeks to bring to light apps built by local developers and companies. The Mest start-ups which made the list include; Saya, Streemio, Dropifi, Nandimobile and Leti Games. On.
We’ve all fantasized about being world-popular writers; had long conversations with ourselves in the shower; wowed the lawyer in us with the sheer wit of our arguments in the isolation of our bedrooms; calmed the storms and tsunamis of the world with Dalai Lama and Paulo Coelho. We’ve even changed policies and agenda with our very own mass followings, photoblogs, and online networks..
At 3pm in Ghana, the online community went silent, awaiting the final and official announcement by the Webit Congress organisers of the final three finalists in the Startup Challenge . Minutes later, the confirmation came through, sending waves of excitement in the country. The CEO of one of Meltwater’s newly funded companies was quick to send an email of appreciation to all those.
Source: blogs.state.gov RISE I first heard of the Robotics Inspired Science Education “RISE” initiative in Ghana from an acquaintance and I must admit, shamefully, it was the first time I had heard about it. For me, knowing that senior high school students in Ghana were taken through programming sessions was exciting enough for me to share with my audience. Last year in October,.
On July 24th 2012, the death of Ghana’s President, John Evans Atta Mills was confirmed by the Chief of Staff. This announcement sent the social media engagements of people living in Ghana and Ghanaians , sky-rocketing. Starting with the letter which cleared all doubt of the 68 year old man’s demise. The letter had been shared by thousands of people on Facebook and twitter. Twitter’s.