Editor’s Comments: Weekend Poll 3

In our last poll, we decided to “go for your money”, not in its literal sense but the money on your virtual money wallets popularly nicknamed “Mobile Money”. So check out the questions that trended below and the interesting responses that came up. Enjoy Q1 Do you have a mobile Continue Reading

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 not (easily) accessible in Ghana. I’m currently listening to the Continue Reading

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? — Afdtechtalk (@afdtechtalk) March 3, 2018 61% answered “No” to this Continue Reading

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 thriving democracy and an ever-ready pool of cheap labor, Ghana Continue Reading

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 means of receiving and making payments which is growing in Continue Reading

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. Thank you, thank you! Every Saturday, we’re gonna do a Continue Reading

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 for FREE! On Friday, June 9 from 12pm –  3pm, Continue Reading

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 world’s most complex challenges. The Challenge Cup is also presented Continue Reading

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 new information age. One company that continues to score points for Continue Reading

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. The programme will feature an open forum and Q&As as Continue Reading

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 it gains traction, it could be the perfect fusion of brick-and-mortar retail Continue Reading

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 they “remain committed to Africa and will continue to invest Continue Reading