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MTN donates GH¢100,000.00 to Otumfuo Education Fund

MTN Ghana has donated GH¢100,000.00 to the Otumfuo Education Fund as part of its 25th-anniversary celebrations. The company made the donation when a team of officials led by the Chief Executive, Mr Selorm Adadevoh paid a courtesy call on Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia Palace. The visit also formed part …

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Communications Minister inaugurates nine-member NITA Board

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, has tasked the newly inaugurated Board of the National Information Technology Agency (NITA) to fast-track processes to complete implementation of the public sector Smart Workplace Programme. The programme which is being rolled out in all public institutions including Ministries, Departments and Agencies …

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Ghana Domain Name Registry gets governing board

The Ghana Domain Name Registry Thursday had its first ever Governing Board with the task to build strong and affordable domain names for the country. The Ghana Domain Name Registry (GDNR) was established under the Electronic Transactions Act of 2008 and mandated to, among other things, administer and manage the …

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Ghana institutions urged to develop culture to deal with cybersecurity

Dr Thomas Mensah, Chairman, Silicon Valley of Ghana, has advised Ghanaian institutions to develop an organizational culture to manage cybersecurity risks to systems, people, assets, data and capabilities. He said this measure, when put in place would improve the cybersecurity readiness and resilience. Additionally, he said, businesses must develop and …

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Ghana government urged to make conscious efforts to bridge digital divide

Professor Ishmael Mensah, Director of the Confucius Institute, University of Cape Coast (UCC), has tasked government to make conscious efforts at bridging the digital divide created by the impact of COVID-19. He said digital literacy has become more imperative than ever hence the need the Government to provide equal access …

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Ghana government to roll out “Drive Electric” campaign soon

Government will soon roll out the “Drive Electric” initiative campaign towards addressing excess power generation challenges in the energy sector, Mr Seth Mahu, Deputy Director, Renewable Energy, Ministry of Energy has said. “The power demand side has not been able to grow to catch up with the supply side so …

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Ghana SIM card registration begins October 1

The much-awaited SIM card registration will commence from October 1 to December 31, 2021. All existing mobile network subscribers are supposed to present their Ghana-Cards to enable them to register while foreigners will provide their passports and travel documents for registration. Business entities are also to provide their business registration …

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Cyber fraud tops cybercrime cases

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Dr Herbert Gustav Yankson, Director, Cybercrime Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Ghana Police Service, says cyber fraud makes up 45 per cent of all cybercrime cases, making it the topmost. However, in terms of the amount lost to criminals, cyber fraud is the …

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NHIA begins linking NHIS card to Ghana card

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has officially commenced linking the National Health Insurance card to the Ghana Card. This forms part of the government’s quest to make the Ghana Card the sole source of identification for persons living in Ghana and for accessing public services in the country. Mr …

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