Vote for me with vim at the Ghana Social Media Awards #blogcamp13

From The Vim Views & Versions - Blogs of a MIghTy African Tue Feb 26 2013, 11:14:00

Last year, Ghana's first Social Media Awards was launched. It aims to award Ghana's best bloggers from 2012 (not from time immemorial) and the major Ghanaian entities on social media. It's being organized by Blogging Ghana (Ghana's Association of Bloggers) of which I am a member and as part of BlogCamp Ghana 2013, a social media focused conference. Yeah, it looks like I wrote Barcamp but that's the beauty of it, a Barcamp can be used in any way for any kind of event on any topic. There are health or law camps out there, see a list of past Barcamp type events worldwide. This blog post is not about BlogCamps or BarCamps, but a request to support this particular blog that you've been reading. Or if it's your first time here, check out some blog posts before you continue (go on and click it o!).

Now that we are on the same page. This blog has been nominated for best blog in Ghana at the Ghana Social Media Awards. I am very honoured to have been nominated, since there are so many other blogs by Ghanaians in Ghana, Ghanaians elsewhere and by people who live in Ghana. I have already set myself a goal of 233 blog posts for 2013, and this nomination gives me #morevim to meet that target. I'm not joking about the number 233, I am keen to meet this, no matter the fact that I have only published 7 blog posts in 2013 so far as of February 26th. Damn, I should have written this post on the 23rd of February.

I've always loved writing ever since I entered Presec for high (senior secondary) school. I started writing opinion pieces when I got to MIT for university, wrote very ...

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse

You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Kenya:   Kenyatta Frees 7,000 Inmates to 'Free Space for the Corrupt' (news)
The Nation
20 October 2016

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday released 7,000 offenders who were about to clear their sentences to "open space to jail the big corrupt government officers." President Kenyatta asked Chief ... [read more]

Somalia:   Al Jazeera Journalist Released (news)
Shabelle Media Network
20 October 2016

Somali security services have reportedly freed an Al Jazeera journalist detained after interviewing leaders of the Al-Shabab militant group. Hamza Mohamed, a British national, was detained in the ... [read more]

Senegal:   Dakar's Threatened 'Green Lung' Gets Reforestation Boost (news)
Thomson Reuters Foundation
17 October 2016

Pulling away a black plastic pot, a forest guard holds up a short, wispy sapling before dozens of people. He shows the crowd how to hold the tree without damaging it, then places it in a hole lining a ... [read more]

blogAfrica is's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!