ICANN Accredited Domain Name Registrars in Africa

ICANN Accredited Registrar

Domain Name Registrars that have been accredited by ICANN for the registration, transfer and renewal of domain names, are at the very top of the Domain Name system supply chain. Due to the very strict business and technical requirements surrounding ICANN accreditation, only about 1,000 accredited domain name registrars service the whole world today. Out […]

Glo Mobile soft launches in Ghana

glo mobile Ghana

After several false starts, Glo Mobile Ghana appears to have taken its most remarkable step yet, towards a commercial launch. The cellular network obtained its operating licence since 2008 but had failed to launch its service to the public, citing logistical difficulties. Its last false start was 17th November 2011. A much-publicized commercial launch slated […]

Challenges of Shopping Online in Nigeria

E-commerce has not reached its full potential in Nigeria. Photo by BTO Educational.

I got the following message from a reader of this blog: Good day Mr. Ajao. I am a post graduate student at the university of Northampton, United kingdom, studying MA International Marketing Strategy. I am really proud as I see a Nigerian like you writing good articles on current issues on the internet. I have […]

The rebirth of Ghana’s .gh domain name system?

A snapshot of .gh registry's website. It has not been updated for 5 years.

.gh is the country code Top-Level Domain name (cc-TLD) for the Republic of Ghana. Introduced in 1995, it is currently managed by a private company in Accra Ghana. This company sponsored the .gh domain with ICANN (the international body for managing domains) and currently serves as the registry and registrar, simultaneously. Although .gh is intended […]

Google Plus, a new social networking website

Google Plus

Google Plus is Google’s latest and best attempt at a social networking website. It obviously draws a lot of lessons from Google’s previous attempts like Google Buzz, Google Wave, Orkut etc. I got an invitation to join Google Plus from a good friend, and I am loving it so far. It comes with a lot […]

Interview: Gregory Eid Of TeleData ICT speaks about Internet Connectivity in Ghana

Mr Gregory Eid (L) handing over an Apple iPad to a lucky customer, who won a prize draw recently.

Gregory Eid is the Managing Director of TeleData ICT, a leading Internet Service Provider in Ghana, targeted at individuals, cyber cafes and SMEs. In this interview, he spoke frankly to Russell Southwood of Balancing Act about some aspects of the operations of TeleData ICT, challenges of offering internet connectivity in Ghana and the network upgrade […]

ICTWorks Interview: Oluniyi on ICT4Dev, E-Commerce, Mobile Phones, Web Hosting in Africa

I granted the following video interview to ICTWorks.org in January 2011, and spoke about ICT for development, mobile communications, e-commerce, web hosting in Africa. Enjoy.

Free Super Broadband in Accra Mall, Ghana

MainOne is offering a free broadband promo in Accra Mall from 14th to 26th March 2011.

MainOne “Feel The Impact” broadband promo for Accra Ghana MainOne Cable Company is set to launch a free broadband promo fromĀ  14th to 26th March inside Accra Mall, in collaboration with a local partner BusyInternet. The promo is similar to what they unleashed in The Palms Mall Lekki Nigeria in December 2010. The promo is […]