Tag Archives: Insights

  • Staying true to the ethics of journalism in the realm of content marketing

    via — CodeForAfrica / Medium.com I have been with the editorial team at Pulse Ghana for almost four years and like every other editor with every other publication, I and my colleagues, have had to face the dilemma of church and state. To explain, in the publishing world the “church vs. state” concept is simple. Advertisers want …

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  • The benefits of living in an underdeveloped country like Ghana for every smart entrepreneur

    Ghana being underdeveloped posed a lot of advantages to the upcoming entrepreneur. Last week, in a WhatsApp group, where a couple of my friends and I battle out our understanding of Ghana’s economy, a new entrant started a discussion on whether Ghana is a developed country or not. To be honest, it was more of …

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  • How one Ghanaian used Photoshop to create fake PhD awards and fooled almost everyone

    “Fraudster” Sebastian Osumanu’s supposed PhD awards are fake But say, you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you most probably know how Sebastian, a Ghanaian student in Amsterdam, made headlines after he was given 5 awards at a recent graduation of the University of Amsterdam. The story of the “historical feat” …

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  • 6 crucial questions to understanding Kenya”s General Election and why everyone is on the edge

    …or why Uhuru vs Odinga is at an all time high On Tuesday, 8th August, there will be a general elections in Kenya. Some 19 million Kenyans are expected to go to the polls to elect their next president, alongside their deputies, senators, governors and representatives of local assemblies. Ten years after the post-election violence of …

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  • Maybe we need to stop praying

    …the modern Christian prays too much and acts too little via — DiskiFans.com As usual, when I am writing about Christian topics or things that I feel will upset the “delicate” stand of some Christians, I have to issue a disclaimer. I am a Christian, I believe in the one true Living God and I try to live …

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  • In Africa, drones are in the business of precision farming

    In its characteristic buzz, the drone starts up its four propellers and takes off. In seconds, it is above the terrain and has already filmed several hectares of pineapple fields and returns to land in the middle of a small compact crowd. The scene is from early October 2016 in a suburb of Accra, Ghana, an …

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  • How Joey B has transformed from Tonga to become the leader of the cool kid scene in Ghana

    …and how he is yearning to be the Joey Bada$$, Kanye West, Drake, Kid Cudi and more of the hip-hop scene in Ghana. Darryl Paa Kwesi Bannerman-Martin aka Joey B, Joey Beezy Darryl Paa Kwesi Bannerman-Martin, better known in the showbiz circles as Joey B can only be described as one of the fresh puffs of breath …

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  • “Smart” Ghanaian drivers find cunning ways to shortchange Uber on its 25% charge

    Uber won’t budge on charging drivers 25% on all trips, so the drivers found ways to pay Uber less Uber may be facing a litany of legal (and moral) issues outside Ghana, but the non-transportation company is about to face a new slew of issues in the West African country. The technology has been in Ghana …

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  • Google wants to keep winning Africa with Android Go, here are 6 reasons why it can

    The Google I/O event is always an interesting one for me. I am more than just a Google/Android fanatic, I hate Apple OS with a great passion and my friend and colleague, Kwame Boakye, will testify to how much I preach Android over iOS. So yeah, the Google I/O is always a thing to look forward …

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