Africa Techies To Compete in Hackathon for Social Good

A first of its kind hackathon will bring together edtech (education technology) entrepreneurs from throughout Africa to explore and develop new paths and methods for sustainable change in social systems. Taking place from May 17 – 20, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the aim of the game is in the title: over four intensive days of competitive creation, participants of the Gamify it! Hackathon! will set out to prov...

16 May 12:31 PM 0 Read More...

#FreeZone9Bloggers: The Case of the Zone 9 Bloggers in Ethiopia

There was a need for an alternative voice in Ethiopia. A group of young Ethiopian bloggers wanted to spread awareness on human right violations. They chose to call themselves “Zone 9 Bloggers″, a name referring to the zones of the notorious Kality prison, where political prisoners and journalists are being held. The prison has eight zones, but the ninth “zone” refers to the rest of Ethiopia. Even if...

13 Mar 4:32 PM 0 Read More...

State of World Press Freedom in 2015

Which countries enjoy the greatest levels of freedom around the world? Freedom House - an organization dedicated to promoting free institutions worldwide has released its quinquennial status report on global freedom which provides a comprehensive overview. The Independent compared the differences between freedom levels in 1995 and 2015 in detail featuring several Statista charts. This chart shows countries ass...

13 Feb 12:49 PM 0 Read More...

Join Surfline Touch As Many Hearts This New Year.

Even though the meaning of Christmas and New Year varies across the World, one thing is for sure, the season’s essence includes sharing gifts and extending acts of kindness to one another. In line with this, Surfline Communications; Ghana’s premier 4G LTE network, is embarking on a fundraising drive to reunite needy patients with their families before the New Year. These patients have been detained in hosp...

23 Dec 4:24 AM 0 Read More...

Safety During Christmas Season in Ghana

Christmas is a time is for family celebration and let us makes sure we celebrate and return home safely. We don’t want to be in tears for our own or someone’s mistakes on the road which could have easily been avoided if we follow driving basics. It's time to take some safety precaution and measures as we celebrate and make merry during the Christmas holidays. A couple of statistics from the National ...

18 Dec 4:12 PM 0 Read More...
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