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Resecurity partners with Ghana based SINA to intensify cybersecurity in Africa

Cybersecurity company, Resecurity has announced a partnership with Ghana based Safety and Intelligence Network Africa (SINA), to advance cyber threat intelligence in Africa. In a press release copied to Ghana Business News, Resecurity says the partnership is to accelerate cybersecurity knowledge and skills transfer through training, awareness and innovative cyber …

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Ghanaians working in gig economy are paid low – Report

A new study on the gig economy in Ghana shows that even though some of the platforms offer jobs to thousands of Ghanaians, the workers are paid low wages and they encounter dangerous conditions. The Fairwork report by the University of Oxford and the University of Ghana Business School, found …

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Government leveraging on e-agriculture to empower farmers

Dr Owusu Afriyie-Akoto, Minister for Agriculture has reassured that the government was leveraging on its digitalisation drive to spearhead technologically driven agriculture to empower farmers through e-agriculture. The “e-agriculture” system is a platform that enables agricultural experts, farmers and community members to exchange opinions and resources relating to agriculture for …

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Africa is not a haven for cybercrime – Tanko Musah

Mr Zakaria Tanko Musah, a legal practitioner, has called on the media to use advocacy, development and community journalism to change the narrative that Africa is a safe haven for cybercrime. He explained that though the continent records online crimes, the attention given to it by the foreign media was …

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E-Levy: 1.75% will kill our businesses – Mobile Money vendors

Some mobile money vendors have expressed displeasure over the government’s decision to charge 1.75 per cent on electronic transactions, including mobile money services effective January 1, 2022. In an interview with the Ghana News Agency, Juliet Edueduh, a mobile money merchant said the levy would compound the already existing financial …

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We did not expect e-Levy – Tamale residents cry

Some residents in the Tamale Metropolis have expressed worry over the introduction of the new Electronic Levy (E-levy) announced in the 2022 Budget and Economic Policy. They said the E-levy, if approved by Parliament, could impoverish Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) who operated their businesses through electronic transactions. They said …

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