Change of Blog: Emeritusky.wordpress Moved To KofiYeboah.com

Emeritusky.wordpress.com has been dormant with regards to posting of blogposts, this is because, I have been working a new blog with my skilled and competent designer Osar. The old blog has currently been moved to a new account with the address kofiyeboah.com.

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Interface of kofiyeboah.com

The blog has a more nice theme, well categorised into various pages such as Home, About Me, Blog, Events, Podcast, Press Mentions, Contacts and Job Announcements. There is a also a sidebar which provides live Twitter feed from my account. The wordpress – kofiyeboah.com account has a very beautiful royal slider which shows upcoming events and published blogposts.

Emeritusky.wordpress will no longer be active even though it will have the old content available to readers. Let’s experience something new and amazing!

How to Harness Development Potential in Northern Ghana through Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

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Barcamp Tamale 2014 is a free networking forum bringing people together for a day of discussion, demos and dialogue on Tamale, Ghana and beyond. It will take place on August 23, 2014 in Tamale. The theme for this year is Harnessing the development potential in Northern Ghana through entrepreneurship and innovation.This Barcamp hopes to assemble stakeholders to network, build a supportive enterprising community and partner to build together.

The GhanaThink Foundation has successfully organized 31 BarCamps in Ghana as part of its Barcamp Ghana program since 2008. BarCamp Tamale 2014 will be a showcase of entrepreneurs and innovators in the Northern region. Discussions will center on developing various business and industry sectors in Tamale and the Northern region. It will be an event for many people who live and are interested in Tamale to learn, share and network with.

The Barcamp will feature multiple user-generated breakout sessions about business, social entrepreneurship, technology and development, alongside topics relevant to the Northern Region and beyond. There will be a speed mentoring session where mentors will give insights and answers to questions from attendees. Confirmed resource personnel include Rabi Salifu (ProNet), Naana Fatima Mohammed (FarmCare), Chris Anieze (Development News Africa), Abdul Washeed (Northern Scope), Masahoud Cudjoe (Writer & Social Media) Rashida Aduni Ganiyu & Hikmatu Babaa Dua (MILEAD Fellows), Shani Mahama (Driinic), Senyo Kpelly (SEKAF Ghana), etc

Register/RSVP at the BarCamp Tamale eventbrite website (barcamptamale14.eventbrite.com) or text “Barcamp Tamale [name] [email address] to 1945 through any mobile network.. You may also contact the BarCamp Tamale team through the eventbrite page for sponsorship opportunities. If you are interested in organizing a breakout session, let us know, especially if you have special needs.

BarCamp Tamale 2014 is sponsored by GhanaThink Foundation, Google, mPedigree, Nandimobile, etc. Our media partners are Spy Ghana, Northern Scope. Join us to move the Northern Region and Ghana forward.

Stay tuned via our social media. Twitter | Facebook | Google+

 

Two Young Ghanaian Social Entrepreneurs Receive International Award

Alfred Godwin Adjabeng

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Mr. Alfred Godwin Adjabeng, Founder and Executive Director of Reach Out to Future Leaders Movement (ROFLM) and Ms. Win Selby, Co-founder of Ghana Bamboo Bikes represented Ghana at SETAfrica Fellowship and Innovation Award.

They are among 23 young social entrepreneurs who have been picked from 15 Anglophone African countries to undergo leadership training in running social ventures. They received Innovation award and financial support to scale up their projects for their contribution to social entrepreneurship in Africa.

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