Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

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...

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...

Infographic: African Facebook Users in 2013

Across Africa - from Accra to Zanzibar, young people, businessmen and women and the average African youth with access to a computer, mobile device and internet are connecting with each other and sharing ideas on Facebook. The social network site - Facebook.com is the gradually becoming the number one site in most Africa countries. Recently, @Ivanisawesome created and designed the 2013 Facebook Users from Afric...

30 Sep 11:23 PM 0 Read More...

Stanford University Launched First Regional Innovation Hub in Ghana.

July 18, 2013 - Accra, Ghana - Stanford University launched its Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies - SEED to help to accelerate efforts in elevating individuals out of poverty—on an enormous scale. Christina Farr of VentureBeat wrote: The first crop of 30 entrepreneurs will begin a training program next week, which is designed to help them scale their businesses. The companies that have been se...

19 Jul 9:41 AM 1 Read More...
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