SOURCE: Kirusa


November 11, 2014 09:57 ET

Top Ghanaian Entertainer Deborah Vanessa to Grace #Kirusa Stand at #AfricaCom 2014

To Promote Kirusa's Popular InstaVoice Solutions

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ and CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwired - Nov 11, 2014) - Kirusa, the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps for emerging markets, announced today the presence of the top #Ghanaian #entertainer, Deborah Vanessa, at their stand F-20, in the upcoming AfricaCom 2014, Africa's biggest #telecom event. To be held in #CapeTown, South Africa, from 11th - 13th November, the event will witness telecom industry's who's who and garner over 8,000 attendees and exhibitors across the globe.

Deborah Vanessa, best known for her Ghana YouTube record breaking single #UncleObama, will be seen promoting Kirusa's #InstaVoice solutions and greeting her fans at the Kirusa booth. Visitors can meet and get a picture taken with the 'African mermaid' from 2pm - 5pm on all three days.

Vanessa is using Kirusa's #InstaVoiceCeleb™ service to stay connected with her fans. InstaVoice Celeb has received a tremendous response in many African countries, including #Ghana, #Nigeria, #Congos, and #IvoryCoast. Over 125 #celebrities from movies, music, sports, and media are turning to this popular medium to voice their emotions and stay connected with over 5 million fans.

InstaVoice Celeb is a unique service where celebrities and fans can have real-time conversations using the InstaVoice® app, on smartphones as well as over feature phones, without any media intrusion or spin. InstaVoice Celeb also enables interaction and engagement via multiple channels like contests, events, meetings with celebrities, and winning celeb merchandise. 

Elated to join Kirusa in AfricaCom 2014, Deborah Vanessa added, "I am delighted to join Kirusa at the AfricaCom exhibition. I have been using InstaVoice Celeb service for the last sixteen months to interact and engage with my fans on a daily basis. It's easy to stay in touch with my loved fans through this service and I look forward to meeting them at AfricaCom."

Robert Lamptey, Director of Marketing at Kirusa, added, "Kirusa is showcasing its popular messaging and social media services: InstaVoice, InstaVoice Celeb, and InstaVoice Sports at #AfricaCom2014, and unveiling how these are revolutionizing mobile messaging in emerging markets. We are delighted that Deborah Vanessa has chosen to join us at AfricaCom to talk about how she is using the InstaVoice services to connect with her fans."

About Deborah Vanessa

Deborah Vanessa is a popular TV personality, artiste and fashion designer from Ghana. In 2012, she took Ghana and the world by storm with her first release as an artiste. Her single, Uncle Obama, featuring the FOKN Bois broke Ghana YouTube records with over 150,000 views in its first week. She has since proved that she is here to stay.

About Kirusa

Kirusa is the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps that enable mobile subscribers to "Have a Voice!" and share their stories with their family and friends across the globe. Kirusa's solutions include InstaVoice®, InstaVoice Celeb™ and InstaVoice Sports™ apps, which are offered in partnership with more than thirty-five mobile carriers in Africa, India, LatAm, and Middle East, as well as via the app stores, and are used monthly by over 80 million mobile users in four continents. Kirusa solutions are built on its patented technology, and its highly reliable and scalable multimodal and cloud platforms, which process over one billion events a month. Kirusa has been recognized as one of top 20 most promising technology companies by Silicon India, and one of top 25 emerging technology companies by Smart Techie magazine. The InstaVoice app won first prize at NJTC Mobile Apps Forum, and Informa selected InstaVoice as finalist for the Best App in Africa. Headquartered in New Jersey and led by an experienced team of wireless telecom executives and technologists, Kirusa has offices in four continents. InstaVoice is a US registered trademark of Kirusa, Inc.

For more information, visit: