• BBC Africa Debate: Is an African Spring Looming on the 2012 Horizon?

    Is an African Spring Looming on the 2012 Horizon? BBC Africa Debate explores and deliberate with Ghanaian listeners at the launch of their new program. While researching towards this article, I couldn’t use any quote to support my opening than borrowing this from the Guardian’s Dave Sherman: “Democracy does...
  • Entrepreneurs & VC's Meetup – Accra, Ghana

    Tomorrow; 6th Jan, 2012 – Rhapsody’s Restaurant & Pub located inside the plush Accra Mall will serve as the venue for the first Venture Capitalist for Africa – VC4Africa Meetup from 6:00pm till 9:00pm. What is a VC4Africa Meetup? Second to networking online, VC4Africa makes use of the Barcamp...
  • Accra Startup Weekend

    From November 18th – 20th 2011; the first Accra Startup Weekend will take place at the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in East-Legon, Accra. About Startup Weekend Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams,...
  • Maker Faire Africa 2011 : Cairo, Egypt

    From the Maker Faire Africa Blog: Maker Faire Africa is pleased to announce our 3rd event, ‘Maker Faire Africa 2011 : Cairo‘ which will take place in Egypt, October 6-8th, 2011.  Join us once again as we continue to cultivate  new and existing maker communities across Africa. As was...
  • Accra Wi-Fi Map Launched

    On September 2, 2009; I was inspired by Rebecca Wanjiku’s article; Free Wi-Fi hotspot locator in Nairobi to also write on Free Wi-Fi Hotspots In Accra which pointed out the various FREE Wi-Fi spots in Accra about 2-years ago. This morning, one of my tech and social media mentors;...
  • MTN-Ghana, Airtel & Other Major Telecom Organizations Wins Laurel at Ghana Telecoms Awards 2011

    Two telecommunications giants, MTN-Ghana and Airtel Ghana shared honors at the maiden edition of the Mobileworld Ghana Telecoms Awards 2011 held at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel on Friday evening. The two companies won three awards apiece. MTN-Ghana won: The Telecom Operator of the Year Award, The Best...
  • Ghana ICT & Telecoms Summit and Best Customer Service Awards 2011

    The first ever Ghana ICT & Telecoms Summit and Awards Night takes place in Accra, Ghana from April 28 – 29, 2011 at the Kofi Annan ICT Center and the La Palm Royal Hotel respectively.  About: Ghana ICT & Telecom Summit 2011 is designed to explore the critical business,...
  • Garage48 Opens in Accra, Ghana

    The past couple of months saw several technology focused events happening in the capital of Ghana, Accra. Most recent was the Innovation Week 2011 which again offered me the opportunity to show-case my Social Media know-how to participants and other technocrats who attended. Just yesterday; I heard...
  • Ghana's Influential Women Celebrated on Int'l Women's Day

    The 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day was celebrated all over the world on March 8th, with lists of top women featuring powerful women, celebrities and other well known personalities. Hundreds of events occurred not just on that day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social...