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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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Cellphone lockers to help productivity and safety of miners

A mobile-phone locker that protects workers possessions during working hours is set to reinvigorate safety and security at the Goldfields-owned Demang mine, in south western Ghana. The lockers are being supplied in a modular format and will be able to accommodate 1 500 mobile phones, with each worker getting his …

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ICT per se can’t help Ghana – Prof. Dzidonu

A professor of computer science has warned that Ghana as a country cannot make much progress by merely promoting Information Communication Technology (ICT). “ICT per se will not solve our problems, you need other resources like power and so on to make use of ICT. Buying electronics gadget without using …

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MTN outdoors new code

MTN, a telecommunication service provider, on Thursday launched its new network code – 054 – to complement its existing code. MTN currently operates on 024 network code, which is nearly fully utilized thus necessitating the addition of a new network code. The Chief Executive Officer of MTN, Brett Goschen, said …

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