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Court endorses NIA’s demand for digital address code 

An Accra High Court has dismissed an application filed by Mr Francis Kwarteng Arthur, seeking to prohibit the National Identification Authority (NIA) from making the provision of a digital address code a prerequisite for procuring the Ghana Card. The applicant, among others, contended that the digital address code was entirely …

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Two drone companies certified for commercial operations – GCAA

Mr Senam Atadja, a Senior Aviation Safety Inspector at the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on Tuesday announced that only two drone companies – SKT Aero Shutter and Rock Mines, have been certified for commercial operations in Ghana. About 800 companies and individuals have so registered to engage in commercial …

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GIBA expresses concern about NCA directive

The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA), has expressed concern about the withdrawal of the minimum specifications for Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) by the National Communications Authority (NCA). “The impact of the withdrawal notice, runs into billions of Ghana cedis of private capital, invested into legitimate business in Ghana,” Mr. Prince …

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GIFEC partners Library Authority, Kofi Annan ICT Centre on digitalisation

The Management of Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications, has signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between the Ghana Library Authority (GhLA) and the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence (AITI- KACE) in ICT to champion government’s digitalization agenda. The partnership is to establish guidelines and firm arrangements between both …

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Pay your GH₵13m NITA debt – Ursula orders MMDAs

The National Information Technology Agency (NITA), the regulator of electronic transactions, says its operations are being crippled due to the GH₵13 million debt by Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies(MMDAs) The Agency is also facing challenges with frequent optical fibre cuts and battery theft at its cell sites, which are also …

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MDAs owe NITA GH¢13m

The National Information Technology Agency (NITA), the regulator of electronic transactions, says its operations are being crippled by the GH¢13 million owed it the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and some district assemblies. The Agency is also facing challenges with frequent optical fibre cuts and battery theft at its cell …

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Google to collaborate with researchers in Ghana on AI deployment

Mr Moustapha Cisse, the Head of Google Artificial Intelligence (AI), Accra has said Google will collaborate with Universities and research institutions to deploy AI to solve challenges in the areas of agriculture, education and healthcare. He said Google was optimistic about the incredible potential for AI and other advanced technologies …

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MTN Ghana pays nearly GH¢1.5b in taxes

Telecoms giant, MTN Ghana, last year, paid a total of GH¢1.48 billion in taxes, out of which, GH¢1.3 billion went to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). The National Communications Authority and Ghana Investments Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC) – the regulators, between them, received the remaining amount of GH¢184 million. …

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