Afdtechtalk

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Kwamina E. Arthur

Introducing Afdtechtalk Podcasts!

It’s a beautiful Monday, isn’t it? In case you didn’t know, I started Afdtechtalk in 2016. Ever since, my team and I have put out a lot of content in the form of articles, infographics and tweets, some of which…

Figma X GitHub Accra Hackathon

Designers and developers/coders! Figma & GitHub in partnership with Ingressive invites you to participate in the Figma & GitHub Hackathon 2018. Compete and collaborate as a member of a team to come up with an idea and turn it into…

Huawei P20 Pro Review: Packing the punch against iPhone X & Galaxy S9

Only four phone manufacturers in the world have been able to sell over 100 million units in one calendar year — Apple, Samsung and Nokia. The fourth on the list, however, is usually not top of mind. The title of…

Tech Hub Tour: iSpace Foundation

Do pass by number 205/6 2nd Emmause Lane at Labone, a suburb of Accra and though there seems to be nothing extraordinary about the building, you will be amazed by the ingenuity and technological innovation behind those walls. Big things they…

Exclusive Tech Tour: Ho Node Hub

EUREKA!!! There was an idea after writing “A Laptop and a Dream”. The idea though enormous, was to embark on a mission to visit all sixteen tech hubs in the country. On the first of May, after traveling for over…

Figma Africa: Let’s build a world class design community together!

Figma is excited to announce the launch of their Global Design Community, starting in Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa, with plans to extend to other countries soon! Figma’s mission is to make design accessible to everyone, anywhere in the world…

Many Ghanaian tech startups are inspired by all but one thing: data

Hello there. Take a pause. Set a timer for 60 seconds and simply do nothing — just gaze into the vast expanse of the universe. This simple experiment may seem like child’s play but in that time span, an immense…

Editor’s Comments: Weekend Poll 2

The second edition of the Afdtechtalk weekend polls came on as planned over the weekend. As usual, we received some interesting feedback. Let’s get to it: Question 1 When you visit a restaurant, do you start searching for WiFi? —…

A Laptop and a Dream: Tech Entrepreneurship in Ghana

Let’s go back in time to the early 2000s. Place: Ghana, destination: Ghana’s technology revival. In the early 2000s, Ghana was projected to be “The Silicon Valley of West Africa”. An English-speaking country with dependable electricity, relatively good internet, a…

Editor’s Comments: Weekend Poll 1

So yesterday we decided to publish a series of questions on our Twitter page, just to see public perception on various topics. The engagement and feedback was amazing. Almost 500 of you participated and we got some very interesting answers….

Considering a career in tech? Read this first

Does choosing a career seem to be challenging in our world of endless choices and possibilities? Are the expectations of family and friends shaping your mental image of an ideal career? Or the financial reward tagged with certain popular “millionaire…

The future of money in Africa

It is another Monday morning in the busy city of Accra, the year is 2048, and the rains are just setting in. Kwame dashes out of the door and hastens to his car, double checking his watch as he runs…