GhanaWeb: Meet the 14-year-old boy who is revolutionizing education in Ghana

GhanaWeb: Meet the 14-year-old boy who is revolutionizing education in Ghana. “Kelvin [Amaniampong] is the co-founder of Scrolbooks – an eLearning platform that seeks to be the nation’s biggest free digital library. Kelvin comes from Akim Manso in the Eastern Region of Ghana and he studies Pure Science in Ghana Senior High School, Koforidua.”

The hidden costs of social media use in elections: A Ghana case study (The Conversations)

The Conversation: The hidden costs of social media use in elections: A Ghana case study. “These more inconspicuous costs of social media campaigns are evident in Ghana, a country that boasts a stable party system, closely fought elections, and regular peaceful transfers of power. We recently conducted research on the role of social media in politics in the country. We found that the significance of social media is far greater than internet penetration figures alone would suggest. Politicians are investing heavily in the space and this is having a number of subversive effects.”

Modern Ghana: How Social Media Has Changed The Face Of Politics In Ghana

Modern Ghana: How Social Media Has Changed The Face Of Politics In Ghana. “The use of social media in politics including Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube has dramatically changed the way campaigns are run and how majority of Ghanaians interact with their aspiring candidate or elected officials.”

Entervarsity: Your ultimate University search engine goes live (GhanaWeb)

GhanaWeb: Entervarsity: Your ultimate University search engine goes live. “Ghana’s path to progress has conventionally depended heavily on its schools, colleges and universities – and today, that’s truer than ever. It is, however, difficult to find a centralized information source on Ghana’s higher education ecosystem. This is where Entervarsity comes in. Entervarsity is a universities search service that provides information on academics and advice for anyone looking to progress to a higher education institution in Ghana.”

GhanaWeb: Manual, Database and Mobile Application on migration unveiled

GhanaWeb: Manual, Database and Mobile Application on migration unveiled. “The Media Response, a Non-Governmental Organisation has concurrently launched a training manual for journalists, database and mobile application on migration to enhance accurate and up-to-speed information dissemination on free movement of persons.”

Ghana News Agency: Ghana Library Authority to digitize public libraries

Ghana News Agency: Ghana Library Authority to digitize public libraries. “Mr Hayford Siaw, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Library Authority (GLA), will soon be digitizing all libraries the country to boost patronage. This, he said would see an increase in the number of e-libraries and the hosting of digital libraries to enhance accessibility and easy usage.”