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ICH is actively in operation – NCA Boss

Joseph Anokye

The Director-General of National Communications Authority (NCA), Joe Anokye has said that the Interconnect Clearinghouse (ICH) for the telecom industry is now up and running. Speaking to journalists at the Ministry of Communications’ meet-the-press session, he noted that currently all mobile network operators have connected to the ICH, and the …

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Western Union moves money into AirtelTigo Money wallets for Ghanaians

Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has collaborated with AirtelTigo Money (ATM) to enable Ghanaians receive international money transfers through Western Union directly into AirtelTigo Money mobile wallets. A statement issued in Accra by Mr Michael Sarpong Bruce, Head of Corporate Affairs, AirtelTigo said upon …

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EU donates drones to Environmental Protection Agency

The European Union through its Accountability, Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Programme (ARAP) has donated 11 drones and its accessories to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to aid in its work. The drones were presented to help the Graphic Information Systems Unit of the Agency beef up their Electronic Monitoring …

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Many Ghanaians unaware of Communication Service Tax

The Communication Service Tax (CST) has taken effect but many in the public remain unaware of its implementation. The CST was hiked from six per cent to nine per cent in the mid-year review and supplementary budget presented to Parliament by Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance. This, would …

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Mobile operators around the world to disclose climate impacts – GSMA

Climate change is a big issue. Currently, young people around the world are protesting, calling on world leaders to act fast to save the planet – leading the campaign is Swedish teenager, Greta Thunberg. A new research by the International Food Policy Research Institute, published in July 2019 found that, …

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Over 2,000 fibre cuts recorded in Ghana – Chamber

Data gathered by the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications shows a record of 2,000 fibre cuts across the country, resulting in disruptions in communication services. Out of the figure, Ashanti Region alone recorded over 370 fibre cuts, which was about 25 per cent and estimated at about GHC6million loss to the …

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