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Why Spotify isn’t available in Ghana

Spotify is the most popular music streaming service if we’re not counting YouTube, but it’s not exactly regionally ubiqitous like Apple Music is. Chances are you’ve seen a Spotify link on your Twitter timeline and wondered why the service is…

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…

SELEWA: The Ghanaian Cashless Market Initiative

Technology, like the wind that infiltrates every tiny bit of space, has not ignored the Ghanaian business and commerce sector. Most Ghanaians, (if not all) in the major cities of the country are well aware of the popular mobile money…

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….

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…

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…

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…

Digital Dialogues, a convocation of stakeholders in digital marketing

  Stakeholders, digital marketers and enthusiasts such as social media managers, search engine marketing specialists, content creators, copywriters, developers, designers and strategists will meet up in Accra to engage, network and share ideas at the maiden edition of Digital Dialogues….

Reapp, your product information portal

If you have ever even gone all the way to a shop only to find out they did not have the product you were looking for, then you will find Reapp, an up and coming product information portal, extremely useful. Once…

Airtel denies exiting Ghana and Africa

Indian telecoms giant Bharti Airtel which is currently operating in 15 African countries including Ghana has dismissed media reports that the company planned exiting the continent by the end of the year. According to the Bharti Airtel in a statement…