Global Handwashing Day: Help A Child Reach 5!

Growing up with my grand-mother in Keta was fun and memorable. She taught me many things in life. I can vividly remember all the nice and interesting stories she told about life, education, dressing well and personal hygiene. My relationship with my grandmother was a very special one. There is not one day that goes by without me washing my hands with soap right after school, after using the toilet and immed...

14 Oct 8:46 PM 0 Read More...

The Race to Bring Internet Access to Africa

This is a guest post by Brandon Engel. Follow him on Twitter: @BrandonEngel2 for more. Even though Africa is home to over 15% of the global population, African citizens constitute a comparatively miniscule 7% of global internet users, and only 16% of the total population of Africa is online. The majority of African internet subscribers are in countries with more urban areas, like South Africa, Morocco, Nig...

14 Jul 8:25 PM 0 Read More...

Social Media: New Study Shows How Africa Tweets - 2014

Portland Communications - a fast-growing communications and public affairs consultancy  with offices in New York, London and Nairobi analysed geo-located tweets originating from Africa during the final three months of 2013. This is their 2nd study, which dives deeper into Twitter use on the continent, looking at which cities are the most active, what languages are being used the most and what issues are drivi...

31 Mar 12:38 PM 0 Read More...

Hangout: Facebook's 10th Anniversary & Social Media in Africa.

Every month, BloggingGhana organizes a Google Hangout to share and discuss on topics very important to bloggers and the online community in Ghana and Africa. For the month of February, 2014 the hangout was on topic: Facebook's 10th Anniversary & How Social Media has affected the African continent. The Hangout hosted by one of BloggingGhana's award-winning blogger - Jemila Abdulai (@jabdulai), author of C...

03 Mar 12:17 PM 0 Read More...

PhotoWalk Meet-up Takes Over Accra's Airport Residential Area

In Ghana today, 57% of users mostly the youths between the ages of 15 - 30 access the Internet on a daily basis via the mobile phones, a recent report by Pew Global states. Twitter and Facebook are the de facto popular social networks amongst the youth but surprisingly; Instagram is gaining more popularity than the two. Most young people will visit Instagram before Facebook and Twitter - this is a known...

20 Feb 7:17 PM 0 Read More...
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