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Kwamina E. Arthur

What is the bitcoin craze about?

Like the California Gold Rush of 1848–1855, our world today is hit with a new craze surrounding digital forms of money; Bitcoin. If you are a little familiar with the internet and social media, you may have come across claims…

We’re giving away 1,000 GitHub coupons!

Yes, you read that right! From now until May 2018, Afdtechtalk in collaboration with Ingressive and GitHub are giving away coupon codes that provide free private repositories on GitHub worth $7 per month for a year to 1,000 developers! The…

Is Mudclo legitimate or a sham?

Over the weekend, I chanced upon an article on Facebook: a 19- year old student of the University of Ghana had built a video search  website called Mudclo. The comments section of that particular Facebook post was quite interesting. Gabriel Opare, Mudclo’s creator, was…

Free Waakye or Jollof for all Uber riders in Accra on June 9

Wow, it has already been a year since Uber arrived in Accra! And to mark their first anniversary, or as they put it, Uberversary, Uber will be giving all riders the option of either getting a pack of jollof or waakye delivered  to their doorstep…

Meet the Essential phone you never knew you needed

If you are reading this, there is an 80% chance that you are doing so on an Android device, and so you have Andy Rubin to thank for. In case you didn’t know, Andy co-founded Android with Nick Sears and…

Galaxy S8 Impressions

Somewhere late last month, Samsung released the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. Prior to the Unpacked event in Barcelona, Samsung teased that it had re-imagined the look and feel of modern smartphones as we know. They were not wrong: the…

Android O-my-God what have you done to the emoji?!

Yesterday, Google held its annual developer conference in San Francisco, California to showcase technical in-depth sessions focused on building web, mobile, and enterprise applications with Google and open sources. Before you wonder why I’ve dedicated an entire article to just…

iSpace Foundation, 1776 and Revolution announce global startup competition

75 global cities will come together to find the world’s most promising startups tackling complex, regulated challenges iSpace Foundation and 1776 announced the kickoff of its fourth annual Global Challenge Cup competition that seeks to find innovative startups solving the…

10 Justice Innovators will win €20,000 each this year

Last year, JustLand from Ghana received equity free grant from HiiL (The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law) to push their innovation in legal services provision to the next level. This year, 10 similar innovators will win 20,000 EUR each to…

Meet Vodafone One, Ghana’s first converged product

The telecommunications industry continues to play a pivotal role in driving innovation and digital inclusion in our society. As digitization continues to transcend all aspects of our lives, telecom companies are highly depended upon to propel the world into a…

The future of customer contact centers

Companies with large customer bases usually set up contact centers to handle customer complaints and feedback. A contact center is a central place where all customers can contact a business via phone, email, or social media. There, issues are received and managed…

How the new Nokia 3310 compares with the old

The Nokia 3310 is back from the dead, 17 years later. The iconic phone that was originally launched in 2000 has now been updated. As Nokia looks to launch a new range of Android smartphones, the only phone that people are…