#CitiTrends Episode 7: Solving Ghana’s address system and Social Media for Social Good

citi trends 11As the world marks a year since some 276 girls were abducted from a boarding school in Chibok in northeast Nigeria, #CitiTrends looks at how social media and digital media can be used for social good. Stephen Boadi, Head of Digital Marketing at PZ Cussons for Africa. He joins us on #CitiTrends today to share his experiences from across the continent on how corporations, groups and to some extent countries should be harnessing the power of social media for the good of the communities they operate in.

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in Ghana has developed a National Policy Framework and Operational guidelines on street naming and property address systems for the country. By the end of the Project, i can imagine that a whole lot of money will be spent trying to get an address system together for Ghana. Snoocode wants help solve that headache. Ses Flyd is the man behind this innovative bit of technology and he shares his dream on #CitiTrends. 

The folks behind the Osiki app are featured in the App segment of the show as they kickoff the 2-minute App Pitch Challenge on the show. There is also some interesting tech-related news on trending on the show.

Press play and enjoy.

Adabraka, Accra, Ghana

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