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Surfline denies reports Vodafone was making moves to buy it

The CEO of Surfline Communication, David Rottmayer says recent media reports that Vodafone is making moves to acquire Surfline is false. A local news website recently alleged that Vodafone was making moves to acquire Surfline, citing supposed sources close to the negotiation. But the Surfline boss told Adom News “We …

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Professor Ben-Zeev advocates use of mobile apps to treat mental patients

Professor Dror Ben-Zeev, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at University of Washington, has called for the use of mobile apps to assess and treat patients with severe mental illness. “Mobile technologies like smart phones can provide resources that people with mental health conditions can use, out of their environment,” …

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Researchers connect human brain to the Internet

A team of researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa have made a major breakthrough in the field of biomedical engineering. They have linked a brain directly to the Internet and this project could help fuel the next steps in machine learning and brain-computer interfaces. According to a release …

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All Nations University to develop second satellite

Mr. Ernest Matey, Co-founder and Administrator of the All Nations University College Space System Technology Laboratory said the College is planning to launch a second satellite for Ghana. The second satellite would help the Lands Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency to monitor the operations of illegal mining activities in …

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Ghana Legal Council bans two lawyers for flouting rules of profession in KASAPA case

The Ghana Legal Council has banned two lawyers from the same law firm for breaching the rules of the legal profession for a period of two years. The Council has withdrawn their licenses. The two lawyers, Kwame Amoako and Charles Owusu Juanah belong to K-SAN Law firm where Juanah is …

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Remittance agencies urged to use technology to end long queues

Remittance agencies have been urged to deploy technology to create convenience for their customers during the Christmas and New Year festivities.  Mr Archie Hesse, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), said in an interview that it was very important for remittance agencies to explore technology …

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Ghana losing between $30 to $60m yearly through cyber fraud

Ghana is losing a whopping amount of between $30 to $60 million through internet and other forms of cyber fraud, particularly as a result of hacking into bank and cash transfers. What makes the situation even more alarming is that there is lower level of knowledge by actors in the …

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Airtel and Tigo launch merged brand

Two of Ghana’s telecoms companies Airtel and Tigo have launched a joint brand following their merger, according to a press release issued November 14 and copied to ghanabusinessnews.com. According to the release, the joint brand is expected to advance their “commitment to providing the best mobile and fixed telephony service …

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Ghana Broadband Chamber initiates moves to revamp policy

The Broadband Communications Chamber (BBBC) has launched the upcoming maiden Broadband Ghana Forum, as a first step towards helping to revamp the outdated National Broadband Policy and Implementation Strategy. The forum, set for November 30, 2017, will assemble industry players, policy makers and experts from their entire communications ecosystem to discuss …

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Vodafone amends writ against Ghana Revenue Authority

In a dramatic turn of events, even before the court begins hearing on the substantive case Vodafone Ghana has brought against the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in the transfer pricing tax assessment dispute, Vodafone has amended the original writ before the court. Vodafone Ghana in September filed a motion at …

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