The global media and marketing platform, Social Media Week was finally launched in Accra today at the Accra Mall. The launch event which drew over 300 people to the Accra Mall food court had in attendance, industry leaders, agency heads among media personnel. The week-long event dubbed, ‘ACCRA IS CONNECTED’ will take place at the Accra Mall from 11th to 15th September and will host speakers from academia, corporate Ghana, media among other areas.
CEO of EchoHouse, Beryl Agyekum speaking to the importance of the internet and why the agency decided to organize such an event said, “The internet has created 1000s of virtual shops that have no physical location, no physical stock, but huge purchase traffic. Today, when you put out content, your audience is the world. This week, Social Media Week is affording us the opportunity to change the narrative of “MY EMPLOYER COULD BE ON YOUR TIMELINE, RT”
Vodafone Ghana CEO, Yolanda Cuba spoke on the ‘Get 1000 Businesses online’ initiative that seeks to introduce 1000 informal businesses to social media. The initiative kicked off right after the launch and has volunteers moving from market to market to help and make social media friendlier.
Steered by Anita Erskine, the event had Marketing Manager of the Accra Mall, Denise Asare, the Mayor of Accra, Hon. Mohammed Adjei Sowah as well as a representative from the Communication Ministry share why their various outfits support the Social Media Week, Accra.
The lineup activities for the week are as follows:
- Day 1 which is the 11th of September is the kickoff event and has been categorized into three main parts namely;
- Launch and unveiling of street museum at Tetteh Quarshie
- Market storm – Get 1000 businesses online
- 140 character CV
- Day 2 which is the 12th of September is about content creation and has been categorized into two main parts; namely;
- Pursuing a digital career in Ghana
- Using LinkedIn for Professional Brand Enhancement
- Creating Content That People Love
- The power of twitter
- Day 3 which is on the 13th of September will be about tech and media and has been categorized into three main parts; namely;
- Twitter Masterclass
- The future of the media
- The Ghana case study
- Corporate Women Mentorship Session
- Day 4 which is on the 14th of September will be about SMEs and Big Brands. This has been categorized into three main parts, namely;
- SME Clinic
- Managing Your Finances
- Google Masterclass
- Brands Changing the Status Quo
- Social media is a 360 business
- Day 5 which is on the 15th in September and is also the final day comes with arts, fashion and entertainment and it’s been categorized under
- Making Money Off Content People Love
- Instagram Runway
- Accra Is Connected Concert
To attend or be a part of the event, visit, www.smwiaccra.com
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Lady Narrates How She Escaped Getting Failed By Lecturer Who Wanted to Sleep With Her
A Nigerian lady has narrated her experience with a lecturer who ‘threatened to fail her in his course if she fails to meet him in a hotel’.
According to @_Faves, the lecturer threatened to make sure she returned for an extra year in school after she refused giving in to his demand for sex following their meeting in a hotel.
The Twitter user who revealed that she got same threats on her exam day, said the lecturer was unable to grade her exam as he got suspended and handed over to another lecturer in the school.
I’ll never forget the day a lecturer threatened to fail me if I did not meet him in a hotel in school. I was so afraid, so I planned with my twin to put my phone on recording. I took a backup phone just in case and started recording immediately
I got to his door. The man was like; “I’m not saying I want to fuck o, but you will be my baby girl. I like your shape, your breast, your height. You need to be taken care of and maybe when you finish school, we will marry.” Were was already planning future with me.
He told me to sit, I sat on the chair, he came close on another chair and held my hand. All this while, he was reducing his dialogue and I did not know why. Later, he said; “where is your phone,” I said it’s in my bag. He took the bag and put it in the wardrobe and closed it.
Were. Like he had done it before. Then he started touching my thighs. I wore denim on denim, so if he even wanted to rape me, it will give him stress. Idiot that said he is not having sex o, said he wants to see how big my breasts are. I should undress. Omo, I don dey shake.
I told him that i don’t want to do it and the next thing he said was; “maybe when you have extra year, you’ll change your mind.” Lmaooooo. I now told him that I cannot do anything without being drunk.
Ode, his prick was already rising. He ordered for Smirnoff Ice, but no one answered the call, so he went out of the room himself. Omo, I went to pick my bag; found out that he put clothes on it. I just sprinted out of the room. I had already put my mind that I will fail that semester. He even reminded me on Exam day. Lol… we sha wrote exam finish
There was a previous riot in the school and some lecturers who were part of ASUU protested, so the VC suspended them. This mad man was among. So, another person marked his paper. I got 67 B in the course… lol…. God saved me sha.
Dortmund ‘Requested Greenwood To Be Part Of Any Deal To Sell Sancho’
Borussia Dortmund tried to include a deal for Mason Greenwood in discussions to sell Jadon Sancho to Manchester United according to ESPN.
The Bundesliga side wanted Greenwood last summer but a deal never materialized with the youngster signing a long-term contract at Old Trafford.
United refused to sell one of their future stars and as a result transfer talks collapsed.
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