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ECG to deploy artificial intelligence to tackle power theft

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has hinted of plans by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to employ the use of Artificial Intelligence and Remote Sensors across its systems to fight the canker of power theft. Speaking at the launch of a mobile application for ECG customers on Tuesday, Vice …

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Keep children away from mobile phones to prevent cancer – ACO

Mr Paul Opoku Agyemang, the Executive Director of African Cancer Organization (ACO) has advised parents to keep mobile phones away from children as research has proven that it has a greater risk of causing cancer. He said mobile phones were very good but emits radiation and because children’s nervous systems …

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NIA registers 8.7 million Ghanaians as at February 11

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has registered 8,733,440 eligible Ghanaians for the Ghana Card as at Tuesday, February 11, 2020, with 7,436,522 cards printed and 5,332,620 issued to applicants. It has, so far, registered 2,467,617 in the Ashanti Region, 1,995,669 in the Greater Accra, Volta – 568,265, Central – 625,803, …

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STMA begins digital property address implementation

The Physical Planning Department of the Sekondi – Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA), with support from the office of Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) has begun the implementation of the National digital property addressing system in the Metropolis. The system is a modern approach to addressing lands or property with unique numbers …

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Internet shutdown not an option for Ghana – Andah

Mr George Andah, Deputy Minister for Communications on Friday reiterated that internet shutdowns was not an option for the Country. He said the issues regarding an internet shutdown had already been discussed intensively as a problem with a rising frequency which was taking place in many countries. Mr Andah who …

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Central Region appeals for extension of NIA registration

Scores of prospective registrants for the Ghana Card in the Cape Coast Metropolis have appealed to the National Identification Authority (NIA) to extend the registration period to allow more people to get registered. According to them, many people may not be able to register due to the increasing number of …

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NCA only afforded $4m for Pegasus equipment – Tevie

William Tetteh Tevie, former Director General, National Communication Authority (NCA) on Tuesday said although the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) requested for $8 million dollars for the Pegasus machine, the NCA could only afford $4 million. According to Tevie, although the $4 million was spent by the board on the …

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Ghana needs strategic interventions to scale up Internet penetration – Deputy Minister

Ghana requires strategic interventions and innovative policies to scale up its current 40 per cent internet penetration in order to make it more accessible and affordable to the ordinary Ghanaian. “So clearly 40 per cent internet penetration is nothing to write home about, because now the world is moving towards …

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MP calls for swift action on cyber crime

Mr Kobena Mensah Woyome, Member of Parliament (MP) for South Tongu has called for an immediate action to address the rising level of internet fraud using fake accounts created in the name of MPs and prominent citizens in the country. According to him the spate of internet fraud in Ghana …

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