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GhIPSS engages finance directors on Instant Pay 

Officials of the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) have held a day’s engagement with finance directors of major companies to explain the workings and benefits of GhIPSS Instant Pay (GIP).

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Leverage on journalism best practices – Dogbevi

Journalists must employ high level professionalism in their jobs to take advantage of the emerging wealth creation opportunities in the digital space, Mr. Emmanuel K. Dogbevi,  a media consultant has advised.   He said the current changing trends in media work brought on by the advent of global digitisation, has …

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STEM initiative scouts Ghana for brightest young scientists

Management of WeGo Innovate, Ghanaian and Nigerian-Based Media Organisation, has launched The JUNEOS Challenge to improve provision of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in Ghana and across sub-Saharan Africa. The JUNEOS Challenge, which is a national science initiative, also feeds into one of Ghana’s United Nations Sustainable Development …

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KKFU leverages on technology to improve cocoa production

The Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union (KKFU) has made strides to leverage on technology to provide enhanced extension services to help members increase the yield of cocoa per acre as a means to improve their incomes. In this regard, it has established a state-of-the art tele-agricultural centre to help improve upon …

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Fintech revolution: the unintended long term effect

Financial Technology, Fintech for short, is the application of technology and digitization in financial services delivery. Fintech is rapidly changing the face of banking across the world – reducing time taken to access financial services, making it possible for people to bank comfortably anywhere with ease. Most importantly, the Financial …

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Bank of Ghana commended for role in growth of mobile money sector

Mr Godwin Kwami Tamakloe, Senior Manager, MTN Ghana, has commended the Bank of Ghana for its role in the growth of the Mobile Money (MoMo) sector. He said the BoG’s introduction of new regulations in 2015 has helped to grow the mobile money sector with over GH¢2.2 billion roped into …

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Nokia phone brand seeking to recapture market

The HMD Global, new managers of the Nokia brand, say they are working assiduously to recapture the market share and ensure sustainability of the brand. In interview with a section of the Ghanaian media in Accra, HMD Global, said they seek to recapture the mobile phone market with the newly …

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MTN mobile money service ranked high in Upper West

Mobile Money vendors in Upper West have urged other telecoms to explore innovative methods of improving their mobile money services to match MTN’s whose services have been rated as dependable, prompt and superior. The vendors said due to the superior quality services MTN rendered many customers were shifting their grounds …

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Government supports tertiary institutions with $3.4m for Internet access

Government through the Ministry of Communications has invested $3.4 million in campus internet networks under the Tertiary Institutions Access Project (TIAP) in eight public institutions. This connectivity among the institutions, will not only advance research and education locally with opportunities such as e-learning and cloud computing, but equally benefit scientific …

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UCC holds workshop on e-waste management

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has initiated measures through the E-Waste Management Ghana (E-MAGIN) to contribute to the effective implementation of the hazardous and Electronic Waste Control and Management Act 917. E-MAGIN seeks to formalize the Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs), establish a collection mechanism for e-waste, build …

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