#CITITRENDS SO2 E20: Localising Wearables and Fitness Trackers


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Great week of technology talk as Samsung works to repair its image after the Note 7 fiasco but on #CitiTrends we talk about much more than that.

The global phenomenon of wearables and fitness trackers is taking Ghana by storm and we try to understand why on the show. Abdul-Latif Issahaku of MTN is my guest on the show.

Jeffrey Owuraku Sarpong and Ammishaddai Ofori share some of the top mobile applications and technology related news stories respectively.

Take a listen.

#CitiTrends SO2 E19: Social Enterprises and Technology

social-entrepreneur-word-cloud-1Welcome to another great week of technology. What a week. Explosions, innovations and panic buttons for Uber.

This week’s show focuses on innovative social enterprises in Ghana and how they are using technology to transform lives and communities. The guest is Kofi Yeboah and he is Communications and Social Media Office for Population Services international, Ghana.

Ammishaddai Ofori and Jeffery Owuraku Sarpong share some technology stories and mobile apps on the show that will interest you as well.

Press the play button and enjoy the best of it.



#CITITRENDS SO2 E18: Fake Phones and your Life

unknownAnother great week of technology conversations all wrapped in one great show.

Derek B. Laryea who is the head of Research & Communications at the Ghana Chamber of telecommunications joins me to discuss the advent of fake mobile devices even as original phone manufacturers continue to struggle to get it right (Samsung note 7 Batteries Exploding, iPhone 7 AirPods).

Ammishadai Ofori and Jeffery Sarpong get you up to date with the latest trending topics from the world of tech plus some mobile apps for your smartphone.

All this and more on the show. Press play and enjoy.

#CitiTrends So2 E17: #CitiTrends Debate Chapter 1

citi-trendsFinally, its here. The much awaited #CitiTrends Debate and what a way to kick it off.

Snapchat vrs Instagram Stories, which platform is better!

In the Blue corner and speaking for Snapchat, is a final year student of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology who specialises in blogging, graphic design, photography and a bit of social media consultancy & marketing. He is Alex Tackie (@alextackie).

In the Red corner, we have a Corporate Communications practitioner at the Volta River Authority who specialises in corporate communications and marketing communications. He is Nathaniel Ekue Mensah (citizenmensah).

We get some updates on Innovation Week 2016 which is happening at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT between the 12th and 16th of September with Ernie Ofori (@ernieofori).

Jeffrey Owuraku Sarpong and Ammishaddai Ofori present the Apps segment and the Trending segment respectively.

#CitiTrends S02 E16: Twitter and Ghana Politics

Politics#CitiTrends is back with another great show this week where we get all political, with a touch of the technological and social.

The Associate Director at TNS Public Affairs: Political and social research, Nicola Marsh (@Nicknaa) did some research on the political discussions in Ghana on Twitter and the issues there in. She tackles issue such as what political figures are present on social twitter, how developed the political discussions are in Ghana, and how engaged Ghanaians are on twitter, plus so much more. You can email her on nicola.marsh@tnsglobal.com for more details.

Ammishadai Ofori (@qubammish) and Jeffery Owureko Sarpong Jeffrey (@JeffreySarpong) have the Trending and Apps segments of the show sorted and the rest is a great show on radio.

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