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GhIPSS, partners intensify education on Ghana’s QR Code for payment

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), a subsidiary of the Bank of Ghana, and partner institutions have embarked on public education to create awareness and to drive patronage of Ghana’s Universal Quick Response code for payment. Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia launched the GhQR last year to add up to …

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MTN to be digital operator by 2023

MTN, Ghana’s largest telecommunication operator is focusing on enhancing the digital experience of customers to become a digital operator in the year 2021. In a statement copied to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Samuel Koranteng, Corporate Service Executive, MTN said its theme, “The Year of The Customer: The …

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Blood Service launches app to track blood donations

The National Blood Service of Ghana in collaboration with the Kwaaba Foundation has launched a Blood Donation Tracker app to track all blood donations in Ghana. The initiative seeks to address the challenge of the lack of real time and consolidated data of stock at blood banks. The app has …

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Kelni GVG made savings of $1.1m monthly – Ursula

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister Designate for Communications and Digitalization has revealed that the introduction of the Kelni GVG platform made a cost saving of $1.1 million monthly to government. According to her all the laws regarding procurement in the Kelni GVG Common platform contract were followed. “So Mr Chairman at …

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I’m fair and firm – Owusu-Ekuful

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister-designate for Communications and Digitalisation, has refuted assertions that she is ‘temperamental and arrogant’ as a public official. Answering questions from members of the Parliament’s Appointments Committee when she appeared before it on Monday, for vetting, said she was only being fair and firm in the …

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Maiden e-Census to begin in May

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) is set to conduct its maiden Electronic Census in May, this year, to collect complete and accurate data of structures, households and person within the borders of Ghana. The three weeks exercise, which would cost Ghana, 91 million dollars, would be used to gather about …

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e-Crime Bureau inaugurates board

e-Crime Bureau, Ghana’s leading cyber security and digital forensics firm, has reconstituted and inaugurated its Board of Directors, to steer the organisation for the next five years. A statement issued by e-Crime Bureau, copied to the Ghana News Agency, said the seven-member Board was under the chairmanship of Dr Kenneth …

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SSNIT to deploy bespoke IT System to improve operations

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) will deploy an in-house developed bespoke Information Technology System to replace the existing system. The new software to be deployed within the first half of 2021, will enhance operational efficiency, deliver superior service to members and clients, and eliminate the annual recurrent …

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Huawei recognised as one of Africa’s top employers

Huawei Technologies, has been recognised as one of the top employers in Africa, receiving the annual Top Employers Certification Award, in recognition of its exceptional employee practices. In addition to the Continental HQ Top Employer Certification for Africa 2021, Huawei, also received the prestigious award in 13 African countries, including; …

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Vodafone Ghana named Top Employer in Africa for third consecutive year

The Top Employers Institute has certified telecommunications giant, Vodafone Ghana, as a Top Employer in Africa for the third consecutive year according to an annual research. The certification was based on a Human Resource (HR) Best Practices Survey that covered six HR domains consisting of 20 topics such as People …

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