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COTVET presents Takoradi Polytechnic with 60 computers

The Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) has presented 60 computers and other equipment to the Takoradi Polytechnic for the training of petrochemical, fluid and hydraulic technicians. This was announced in a press release issued by the Polytechnic on Friday. The equipment included two heavy-duty copiers, one …

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USAID gives $13,000 worth ICT equipment to Western Regional House of Chiefs

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), under its Local Governance and Decentralization Program (LOGODEP), on Wednesday presented Information Communication Technology (ICT) equipment $13,000 dollars to the Western Regional House of Chiefs. The ICT equipment, which comprises five computers, three printers and a copier, would aid in the day-to-day …

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US companies to make over $16m supplying ATMs, point of sale machines to Ghana

US companies are expected to make more than $16 million from the supply of ATMs, point of sale machines, network hardware and software to Ghana. The supply of these items is to support financial transactions and to make banking more accessible in the country. This will create more business opportunities …

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Helios Towers Africa gets first tower operating license in Tanzania after Ghana success

Telecommunications tower company, Helios Towers Africa has been granted the first license by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority to independently operate a network of telecoms towers in that country. The license, which is a leaseback deal, will deliver significant benefits to the Tanzanian market, notably providing higher quality service coverage, …

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South Africa wants more science and technology partnership with Ghana

President of South Africa Mr. Jacob Zuma wants more cooperation with Ghana especially in areas of science and technology. According to President Zuma, this will lead to improved Information and Communications Technologies for all Africans and increased economic growth. Ghana is currently partnering with the South African government to bid …

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Parliament approves €7m credit facility to extend e-zwich to rural areas

A seven-million Euro credit facility between the government of Ghana and KFW Frankfurt AM Main, of Germany is expected to help extend the usage of e-zwich to rural areas. It is expected that by 2015, seven million people in the country would be using the e-zwich device with about three …

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Vodafone Ghana introduces wireless internet facility for homes

Vodafone Ghana has introduced a device called Mi-Fi that enables wireless access to the internet for a maximum of five persons at a time within 100 meters radius from the location of the device. Mi-Fi enable fives persons with either phones, laptops or tablets that have Wi-fi to connect unto …

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