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NCA says no telecoms company has breached personal data and privacy

The National Communications Authority (NCA) on Friday said no mobile network operator or telecommunication company has breached any personal data or privacy of customers in compliance with the requirements of law. A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency by the NCA said the attention of the Authority had been …

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We have handed over all data to GRA – GCNet

The Management of Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) says it has handed over all data from year 2002 to May 31, 2020 to the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in the requisite format. The management said the data was transformable, manageable, acceptable and transportable to any …

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NIA issues over nine million Ghana cards to qualified Ghanaians

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has so far issued 9,050,346 Ghana cards to qualified Ghanaians out of 11,034,174 printed cards since the mass registration exercise started on April 29, 2019. The Authority is expected to issue about 16.7 million cards to qualified Ghanaians by the end of the mass registration …

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Ghana government says to ensure level playing field in telecommunications market

The National Communications Authority (NCA) will in the coming days begin the implementation of specific policies to ensure a level-playing field for all network operators within the telecommunications industry. Government, through the Ministry of Communications, has directed the NCA to enforce the provisions of the Electronic Communications (EC) Act 2008 …

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Mobile renewal of health insurance in Ghana increases by 80%

Mr Bernard Brown, Greater Accra Regional Director of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has said that there has been 80 percent increase in mobile renewal cases in the NHIS as at March 31, 2020. “Mobile renewal has decreased crowded offices, long queue due to this innovation, making it easier to …

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The regulatory compliance of FinTech in Ghana

Background The digitalization of financial services has been on the rise globally, partly to support the financial inclusion agenda as well as to address the changing needs of customers. This call to advance financial inclusion across the globe especially in developing and emerging economies has rendered the issue of regulatory …

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Digitise all government essential services to reduce corruption – Participants

Participants at a stakeholders’ consultation on anti-corruption by political parties are demanding that the parties commit to ensure the digitisation of all government essential services as a step towards reducing corruption when voted into power. They are also demanding a policy that would ensure that all agencies mandated to fight …

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ISOC Ghana gets new executive committee

A four-member executive committee of the Internet Society Ghana Chapter (ISOC Ghana) has been inaugurated in Accra to steer the affairs of the Society for the next two years. Mr Francis Acquah Amaning, a Systems Administrator at the Domain Name Registry, is the President of the executive committee. Members include …

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GhIPSS Express records 51% growth first quarter 2020

Express ACH Direct Credit recorded a 51 per cent growth in its volume of transactions in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2019. It recorded a total of 286,516 transactions from January to March this year compared to 189,587 for the same period in …

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Fee waiver for digital banking transactions extended to June 20

The Ghana Association of Bankers (GAB) and the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhlPSS) have agreed to extend the waiver of fees on digital banking platforms to June 20, 2020. The waiver of fees, which took effect on March 23, 2020 was part of measures put in place to …

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