Raindolf Owusu

Raindolf Owusu

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Founder of Oasis WebSoft. Open source Software and Website developer, Writer and Pan-Africanist.

Online Privacy and Why You Should Care

In 2013, Edward Snowden, an American computer professional, leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA). The revelations suggested that the NSA together with huge technology companies were involved in massive online surveillance and violation of internet privacy of users around the world. Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the

2014 Technology Trends and Highlights in Africa

2014 has been an exciting year for information technology and innovation in Africa. We saw more innovation hubs, accelerators and co-working spaces spring up across the African continent. Many more events and competitions were organized towards increasing the capacity of developers and startups and we have heard so many stories

Ghana's Unsung Technology Innovator

Ghana was the first country in Africa to gain independence in 1957 and has been blessed with natural resources like gold, diamonds and silver to name a few. The country has in return blessed the world with so many bright minds that have transformed many industries and fields. The first

Getting More Women Into Technology

We started highlighting women on the African continent who are tech entrepreneurs, spearheading technology, and changing the tech status quo as we know it. Uplifting Women In Technology Ghana's Ethel Cofie is another amazing woman who is passionate about using technology as a tool for development and for supporting businesses’

Uplifting Women In Technology

Men have been dominant in the field of science and technology over the last century. The same can be said about Computer Science studes, most of the software and devices we use are attributed to the work of men, leaving behind the women working tirelessly in technology with little or

Suba App Launch Party in Accra

iAfrikan witnessed the Accra , Ghana launch of the Suba App , a event-based iOS and Adroid mobile application that allows everyone at fun social gatherings (from concerts to weddings) to see and share photos together in one central photo stream. The two developers of this app , Nelson Klutse and Eric Hackman

Linux System Programming

I took a break off application programming in November 2012 to perfect my skills in Linux System Programming. The main difference between the two is; Application programming aims to produce software which provides services to the user (e.g. Anansi Calcpad), whereas systems programming aims to produce software which provides