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Vodafone turns TV sets into computer screens for Ghanaians

Televisions in Ghana can now be used to browse the Internet, credit to Vodafone Ghana, which has introduced a specialized keyboard with an in-built edge modern and memory card. Wedbox, the device, is a Vodafone concept and design for consumers in emerging markets to bridge the digital divide and to …

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MTN, Nokia sign agreement for Africa, Middle East

MTN Group and Nokia have signed an agreement to expand their strategic relationship to new markets within Middle East and Africa MTN affiliates. A statement issued and copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Accra on Tuesday by MTN, said the Framework agreement signed in Dubai and Johannesburg, would …

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Asantehene urges students to show more interest in ICT education

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has urged tertiary students to constantly upgrade their knowledge in Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) in order to be better positioned on the job market. The reality must not be lost on the students that there was a critical role and dependence on ICT for …

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Ghanaian company wins World Bank’s infoDev Top 50 competition

Hypersoft Ghana Limited, a private ICT and project management professional service company, has won the World Bank’s infoDev Top 50 competition and would represent Ghana at the infoDev Fourth Global Forum in Helsinki, Finland. The competition is open to Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) with innovative products in three …

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Health Alert: La residents in danger of radiation side effects

While the debate rages unabated over the health risks of radiation that is emitted by high tension cables and mobile transmission towers, there are signals indicating that residents of La Wireless in the Greater Accra region are getting predisposed to carcinomas or cancers. For a mobile phone to send and …

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200 students complete ICT course

Two hundred selected students, last Saturday, completed a four months free Diploma course in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), organized by Soul Food Ministry International (SFMI). The students, made up of 115 men and 85 women were trained in computer hardware and networking, which forms part of SFMI’s social responsibility …

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Ghanaians urged to register SIM cards before expiry date

Major Emmanuel Owusu-Adansi (Rtd) of the National Communications Authority (NCA), has reminded mobile phone users that the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards registration period, which ends on June 30 this year, will not be extended. He said at the end of the period, all unregistered SIM cards would be cancelled …

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Ekumfi to get ICT Centre

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Mfantseman East, Mr George Kuntu Blankson has cut the sod for commencement of work on GHC 50,000 Information Communication and Technology Centre at Ekumfi Essuehyia, near Mankessim. The project, which would accommodate 200 people at a time, would be funded by the Community-Based …

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Ghanaian journalists get ‘Browse House’ for election 2012

Journalists in the country have been given a spacious wireless Internet- connectivity facility that will help them file their stories, articles to their various press houses during the 2012 general elections. The facility was officially opened after the celebration to mark the 2011 World Press Freedom Day at the International …

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Google highlights web opportunities in Ghana

Google Ghana has trained about 600 technical savvy entrepreneurs, developers and journalists on the effective use of Google tools at a web and mobile conference in Accra on Thursday. A platform was created for participants to discuss the future of web application development, and given training on Google’s products and …

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