#CitiTrends S03 Ep 15: Tech and the Transport sector in Ghana

Show Promos-15The world of transport is moving at an incredible pace today.

From autonomous vehicles, the intelligent traffic control system to intelligent streets and  more. The problem, unfortunately, is that Ghana seems to be lagging behind woefully in the push for better technology application in the sector.

Kenneth Addai-Kuffuor who is the Operations Manager at iCommuter, a company that aims to provide intelligent transportations solutions to Ghanaians was my guest.

He shared some enlightening statistics about the sector and spoke candidly about government failure to help grow the sector.

There is a new game in Apps segment plus some new uses for urine in the Trending segment.

Enjoy.

#CitiTrends S03 Ep 14: Harnessing technology to build businesses

Show Promos-13Everyone has one ambition or the other. Everyone wakes up and dreams about something huge. However, not everyone gets the chance to work on it till it becomes a reality.

Speaking at the Rethink Forum organised by Hubtel Ghana some months ago, our guest for today’s show, Micheal Amankwa who is the CEO of CoreNett, speaks about his life and how he came to set up his company.

There is news about Yahoo and the rich list of companies plus the top hacked countries in world in the Trending segment of the show with farida Shaibu. Jefferey Owuraku Sarpong shares knowledge about apps for foodies and more in the Apps segment of the show.

Enjoy.

#CitiTrends S03 Ep 13: Fighting Procurement Fraud

Show Promos-6A sad week with so much negativity in the news but then there is always hope.

So on the show, we talk about procurement fraud and how it continues to engage lots of industries in Ghana and across the globe. We speak with Edem Morny, CEO of Amatsii who own a startup providing mobile procurement, search and analytics solutions within the pharmaceutical industry.

We speak about Apple’s announcements at the WWDC event n Monday plus get introduced to a sleep app! NICE!

Enjoy the show.

#CitiTrends S03 Ep 12: Key lessons on building a tech business & financial inclusion in Ghana

Show Promos-5A truly rewarding show this week!

Ernest Apenteng, the Director of Sales at the recently unveiled Hubtel Ghana, talks about taking technology businesses from the idea stage to profits.

Curtis Vanderpuije, CEO of Expresspay, joined us to talk about about financial inclusion in Ghana; the opportunities and possibilities.

Then, William Appiah, a technology evangelist who is passionate about cloud computing, cyber security and Identity as a Service also shared some knowledge abut the ransomware attack from a week ago and more.

All that plus the Apps segment and the Trending segment.

Enjoy.

#CitiTrends S03 Ep11: Growing and Retaining Technology Engineers in Ghana

Show Promos-11Known for his straight talking style, Alfred Rowe joined the show this week to talk about software and technology engineers in Ghana and why businesses should be taking them a little more seriously. He is the founder of Encodev Labs and Co-Founder of MPower Payments.

Such a revealing conversation by all standards.

We have some updates about Instagram and uber’s connection with Waze in the Trending segment of the show, plus we feature the kasahorow app in the Apps segment this week.

Enjoy.