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Stakeholders engagement on e-waste collection centres begins

The Regional Policy Round Table for the European Union-Funded Project on E-waste Management in Ghana (E-MAGIN) has begun  the consolidation of ideas on collection centres and formalizing e-waste activities in the informal sector. The European Union funded project on (E-MAGIN) would engage with regional decision makers from Environmental Protection Agency …

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NIA registers 487,000 in Volta Region

About 487,000 people have been registered in the Volta Region by the National Identification Authority (NIA), in its mass registration exercise. Mr Francis Palmdeti, Head of Corporate Affairs of the NIA who disclosed this to the Ghana News Agency, said the 487,000 was arrived at, using daily average estimates. Mr …

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Ghanaian entrepreneurs urged to take advantage of Impulse Acceleration Programme

Young Ghanaian entrepreneurs in agribusiness, venture capitalists, farmers and corporate executives have been called upon to take advantage of the Impulse Acceleration Programme to propel their businesses. It’s a 12-week acceleration programme dedicated to innovative start-ups in the fields of agritech, bioTech, mining and nano engineering and helps entrepreneurs to …

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GHS launches mobile application to strengthen disease surveillance

A new mobile application called ‘GEPP’ has been launched in Accra, for use by the public, to aid the early detection and prevention of infectious diseases. The app developed under the Global Epidemic Prevention Platform (GEPP), a collaborative initiative between the Korean Telecom (KT) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS), …

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GRA launches mobile app to authenticate tax stamps

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Tuesday launched a mobile application dubbed “Ghana Tax Stamp Authenticator” that helps consumers to detect the genuineness of products sold in retail shops. The application allows the consumers to scan and validate the excise tax stamps affixed on excisable products such as alcoholic and …

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MTN sells 30,000 TurboNet routers in three months

Scancom Plc Mobile Telecommunication Network’s (MTN Ghana) newest product, the TurboNet Router device is catching up with the public with already 30,000 units of the plug-and-play super high speed 4G internet gadget sold out. Mr Selorm Adadevor, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN, who announced this at the second Volta …

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NABCO deploys 12,750 personnel for Property Address Tagging project

The Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) Secretariat has deployed 12,750 trainees to drive the National Property Address Tagging project, to generate respective digital addresses and tag all immovable properties across the country. The project, which was unveiled in Accra, is expected to increase access to ambulance service, effective security services, efficiency …

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Ghana to host Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference

In line with the country’s goal to leverage on data and information technology for development, Ghana will host the Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference (AGDIC), in Accra, from October 22 to 24. The AGDIC seeks to inform and inspire cross-sectoral policy and decision-makers in Africa to discuss, exchange knowledge …

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