A number of activities led many citizens in Ghana, young and old, to exhibit their displeasure with the current conditions in the country. These actions were obviously fueled by the shortage of petrol in the capital, Accra and other parts of the country. Other factors which made Ghanaians a lot more dissatisfied were the exit of the nation's football team the black stars … [Read more...] about Has Ghana had enough?
On my study desk at home is always one of the most treasured properties I have ever owned. It's lights blink in the dark when it's on, sending me a signal of pride. I am happy I spent my last $40 on a One Terabyte desktop hard-drive. The price is not what makes it my favorite; it the way I got this item in 72hours some few summers ago during short vacation in London. I went … [Read more...] about E-commerce, how far Africa has come
I must start this by confessing I am one of the many undisciplined drivers on the roads of Accra. I text and email behind the wheel! It's a habit I try to put a stop to, but some texts, emails and DMs sometimes require quick and immediate response. Though I hardly make or receive calls whiles driving, I won't say I have never fallen to that temptation, not when the call has … [Read more...] about What if we were the government? Really, what if we were?
The blogging and social media scene in Ghana has improved in the last five years. The West African country has seen the number of bloggers in the country grow from just a handful in 2005 to several hundreds this year. This trend was facilitated by a bold step taken by a Swedish blogger who had moved to Ghana some five years ago. Kajsa Hallberg Adu who is now the Chair of … [Read more...] about Bloggers in Ghana move closer to establishing a Social Media Hub
Perhaps the biggest problem facing Africans in media, is how to represent their own continent in the eyes of the world. A continent which has diverse culture, people and languages is just too difficult to be represented by one single adjective. There are some patriotic personalities who have pushed the Africa rising story far and wide. And there are the others who believe the … [Read more...] about Komla Dumor’s message to the world from Euston