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Parliament approves controversial $12.5m Zipline contract

Parliament on Tuesday granted approval to the controversial $12.5 million Fly Zipline contract to use its drones-for-medical delivery. The deal ratification of the contract, which had suffered three earlier shot-downs, went through a majority vote of 102 against 58 minority. By the approval, the Government of Ghana will go ahead …

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Project TREE to facilitate e-Billing and e-Payment of property rates

The Government’s vision to automate all state institutions was given a major boost with the distribution of 32 computers to 16 of the 33 selected Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies participating in the Tax Revenue for Economic Enhancement (TREE) project. The four-year project being carried out in the Central, Western …

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Accra Technical University to offer training in drone technology 

The Accra Technical University (ATU), will from January next year, commence training programmes in Drone Technology and 3-D Printing among other courses, Professor Edmund Ameko, the Acting Vice Chancellor, said on Saturday. He said the University had held discussions with A-Tech Group Korea Incorporation, a Korean company committed to building …

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Registration of vehicles on e-platform to begin in January

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) would, from January 2, 2019, commence the use of an electronic platform to register vehicles. This is to ensure that the time spent at the DVLA is reduced drastically to prevent overcrowding. A statement issued by the DVLA and copied to the Ghana …

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Poor Internet linkage obstructs parliamentary work

The Parliament of Ghana is to investigate the poor Internet linkage that is negatively affecting its work, for some time now, especially since it came back from recess five weeks ago. Internet connections are down or interrupted for long hours and evens days in the Chamber Block, denying both Members …

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MTN Ghana appoints Thomas Motlepa new Chief Technical Officer

MTN Ghana, the leading service provider in voice and data services, has appointed Mr Thomas Motlepa as the Chief Technical Officer with the responsibility of managing MTN Ghana’s network, establishing and implementing its technology vision and strategies. A statement from MTN Ghana said Thomas Motlepa has vast experience in Technology, …

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