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Omatek Computers gives special Christmas offers

The Managing Director of  Omatek Ghana Limited, Florence Seriki, has regarded the Omatek special Christmas offers for corporate bodies, friends and parents as the best giveaway that a computer firm can offer Ghanaians in modern times. She described it as perfect gifts that would make families and employees happy even …

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Repairs begin on undersea cable

A French ship has begun repairing two undersea cables in the Mediterranean that were severed on Friday, disrupting internet and phone communications. A robot submarine will locate the ends of the cables on the sea bed and bring them to the surface to be re-connected. They were cut within 5 …

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Zain is ‘Best Overall Africa and Middle East Mobile Operator’

Zain Group was awarded the prestigious ‘Best Overall Operator in Africa and Middle East’ at the annual CommsMEA Awards 2008 organised by the region’s foremost business-to-business telecoms publication. Additionally, its Bahrain operation was selected as the ‘Middle East Operator of the Year’. The awards ceremony took place recently at the …

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Severed cable disrupts web access

Internet and phone communications between Europe, the Middle East, and Asia have been seriously disrupted after submarine cables were severed. It is thought the FLAG FEA, SMW4, and SMW3 lines, near the Alexandria cable station in Egypt, have all been cut. A fault was also reported on the GO submarine …

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MTN is African Mobile Operator of the Year

The MTN Group has won the African Mobile Operator of the Year Award at the Third Annual Comms MEA awards organized by ITP Technology Publishing. The Awards are to celebrate and pay tribute to the telecom industry professionals and operators that have shown outstanding performance and results in key market …

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The World Bank automates trading at Ghana Stock Exchange

A World Bank-assisted project to automate the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) is nearing completion, with the electronic depository functions becoming operational as the exchange excels amid a crippling global financial market. The GSE is joining the class of automated capital markets at a time when the exchange “can take advantage …

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Ghana’s IRS gets automated information systems

Major Daniel S. Ablorh Quarcoo (Rtd), Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), on Saturday announced that the IRS had developed a computerised automated database and management information systems for revenue improvement. He said the system would enable other offices to access information at every IRS office. Speaking at a …

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US Visa application made easy

Henceforth, people who had five-year United State of America visa and wish to apply for renewal, will no longer need to schedule appointments. Raymond Stephens the vice consul of the Embassy, who announced this at a news conference in Accra Wednesday December 17, 2008, however emphasised that the concession is …

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iBurst Africa expands coverage in Accra, Tema

iBurst Africa on Thursday announced that it has successfully completed work on its base station expansion and optimization programme to enhance coverage in all parts of the city of Accra and the Tema metropolis. A release issued in Accra and signed by the Management of the company said through the …

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Yahoo limits personal info retention

Yahoo said Wednesday that it would limit to 90 days the time it holds some personally identifiable information related to searches to address growing concerns from privacy advocates, policy makers and government regulators. Yahoo’s new data retention policy is the most restrictive among major search engines in the United States …

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