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Introducing... GHfind Billboard

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I've taken the GHfind Classifieds site down for a number of reasons.  First off visitation was sparse, and even most of those were bots.  Secondly the free classifieds' apps that are available on Cpanel, such as Osclass, require a degree of maintenance that I currently don't have time to dedicate to.  Third is since the collapse of the classifieds' section of Ghanaweb other sites have emerged, such as Tonaton and Ghanabuysell (which has a cool mobile interface), that are proficiently enabling Ghanaians to post advertisements online.
However I felt that GHfind should still have a page dedicated to people who want to advertise outright, since visitors won't know what businesses are currently listed in the Phonebook unless they search first.  So I decided to start the GHfind Billboard (post.ghfind.com) for this specific purpose.
WHAT MAKES GHfind BILLBOARD UNIQUE
Upon visitation you may notice that the Billboard is unlike most ad sites you see nowadays:
1 - The page is no…

Ghana ISP Comparison

The general mood amongst the Ghanaian populace is that all telecoms cheat, and in this article I will focus primarily on Vodafone, not necessarily their questionable ways but rather how to prevent yourself from losing credit browsing that you may not intend to.  When I originally composed this piece about two weeks ago I wrote it in a spirit of anger, wanting to get Vodafone back for chopping my credit, which is why the focus is primarily on their service, but since then I've calmed down yet will still post it with Voda as the focus because the same measures I advise to prevent you from losing unintended credit browsing using Voda can more or less be applied to all of the telecoms, like MTN, in Ghana.
1 - STAY COGNIZANT OF HOW MUCH DATA YOU ARE CONSUMING
On most Vodafone chips when you have exhausted your internet bundle by default browsing charges will be deducted from your regular (not bonus) credit, which is not ideal since the pay-as-you-go rates are utterly ridiculous.  Th…