Nairobi, Kenya – Mobile Web East Africa, an event that focuses on “harnessing the potential of the internet and applications on mobile devices”, starts tomorrow 3rd February 2010 and ends on 4th February 2010, at Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi. The innovative event already has a long roll-call of speakers and facilitators, and has special round-table […]
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With over 7.4 million subscribers as of September 2009, MTN is easily Ghana’s leading telecommunications network, offering mobile telephony services, Internet connectivity and more. I recently picked up an MTN “Exclusive 3G Pack” for 100 Ghana Cedis (about $69) and have used it extensively for about 14 days mainly in Accra. The information below is […]
BarCamp Ghana 2009 took off to a great start here at MEST in Accra with Patrick Awuah delivering the keynote address. He cited examples from his experience at Microsoft and his current experience with Ashesi University, to drive home the importance of key values like honesty, integrity, trust etc. The theme of this year’s event […]
Image by Photo Denbow via Flickr I logged-in yesterday to Yahoo Messenger BETA 8 and noticed a tab on top of the messaging software with a notice to the effect that I could now chat with my friends on Windows Live (MSN) Messenger. Hmmnnnn…. How sweet! 🙂 Yahoo and MSN announced this way back and […]
In most African countries, credit/debit cards are not commonplace. Thus, the few enlightened ones who need to use one of the global payment networks widely accepted on the Internet (promonently MasterCard and Visa) need to do so via third parties. Though some of these ‘cards’ are virtual, some are physical and can be used to withdraw funds at any of the Visa or MasterCard branded ATMs, worldwide. Read on…
Since late last year, there has been this serious impasse between former governor Ladoja and his political godfather, Lamidi Adedibu. All efforts to resolved the issue proved futile, as both parties remained adamant and each claiming to be right.
Adedibu not wanting to be beaten to the game was hell-bent on removing the governor by any means necessary. He did not go the Anambra way (kidnapping and forcing the governor to re-sign) but choose to use the Oyo State House of Assembly. I donâ€™t know how he did it, but the required 2/3rd of the house approved the impeachment of Ladoja after receiving a report of a committee they had setup to investigate the governor.
Diepreye Alamieyeseigha impeached; arrested; refuses to eat
The rather controvesial Haruna Esseku tape would be aired tomorrow, if what the Editor of “The Enquirer” said is anything to go by.
On World AIDS Day, the news came flashing that South Africa’s top court sides with same-sex marriage
Today is World AIDS day. My mind.