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CAL Brokers launches internet based trading system

Cal Brokers Limited on Friday launched a trading platform, which will provide investors online trading tools and information to enable them to buy shares, track and monitor performance of listed securities on the Ghana Stock Exchange. Known as the i-Broker the internet based system has two components, the i-trade and …

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Ghana Telecom to go 3G

Ghana Telecom (GT) Wednesday January 21, 2009 signed a $120-million contract with Huawei Technologies Company Limited to enable it upgrade its 2G network to 3G. The 3G network will offer Vodafone Ghana customers ultra high-speed internet access and the ability to make video-calls.  It will also enable them to use …

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Obama inauguration – No. 5 most watched event

President Barack Obama may be popular, but his inauguration speech seems to have attracted less of an audience than college basketball playoff games and the time when the U.S. lost to Ghana in the World Cup. Obama’s inauguration attracted 5.4 million visitors per minutes, according to early figures released by …

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Commonwealth organ gives for ICT Park

The Ghanaian-based Youth Aid Foundation for Winners (YAFOW) has received financial support from the London-based Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) to facilitate a feasibility study toward the establishment of an Information and Communications Technology Park in Cape Coast. The first tranche of the CTO’s commitment of 900 pounds has already been …

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Accra Institute of Technology starts degree programmes

The Accra Institute of Technology (AIT) has been given accreditation by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) to commerce online – open university degree programs. It will run the programme in collaboration with the Open University of Malaysia (OUM) and the Banasthali University (BU), India, a statement from the University said …

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AGI asked to use e-zwich to pay salaries

Mr. Yoku Korsah, Chief Operations Officer of Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Limited (GHIPSS), has asked members of the Association of Ghana Industries to consider using the e-zwich in the payment of salaries and wages of their employees. Speaking at a business luncheon for members of the AGI, Mr Korsah …

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EU accuses Microsoft

The European Commission has accused Microsoft of harming competition by bundling its Explorer web browser with its Windows operating system. The commission said it had reached the preliminary view that the US software giant had undermined consumer choice and infringed EU rules. Microsoft and the European Union have engaged in …

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Indian Film Society’s e-mail hacked in Ghana

The Metro Film Society in Kochi, India has reported the hacking of its e-mail ID and blog by a cyber thief in Ghana. The ID theft was detected Thursday January 15, 2009. In a story on Express Buzz, the group said one more cyber cheating in the name of people …

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Pioneer Consulting awarded MainOne contract

US based Pioneer Consulting has been selected by Main Street Technologies (MST) to oversee the project management and engineering of its MainOne submarine cable system, SOA Magazine has reported. According to the report, the firm will be providing expert advice while tracking the design, engineering and implementation of Main Street …

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Zain provides emergency numbers for customers

Zain Ghana has announced the establishment of toll free emergency short-code numbers to give Zain customers easy access to the emergency services, a statement issued in Accra by the telecom service provider said. The company has also donated special handsets to the emergency service providers to enable them respond speedily …

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