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NCA Trial – Stop prostituting the rules of court – Judge

The presiding judge, in the case involving Eugene Baffoe Bonnie, the former Board Chairman of the National Communications Authority (NCA) and four others has cautioned the defence counsel not to prostitute the rules of court. Justice Kyei Baffour said the rules for court are not supposed to be prostituted, although …

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Ghana to introduce nuclear power into energy mix – Minister

Government has announced plans to introduce nuclear power into the country’s energy mix and will take between 10 to 15 years for the realisation of the vision to ensure affordable energy for industrial development. A team has been constituted to embark on reconnaissance trip for a preliminary assessment and collection …

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Paperless Port, Zipline drone projects implemented at no cost to government – Vice President Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has lauded the collaborative role of the private sector towards the successful implementation of several programmes under the government’s digitisation agenda. He said the collaboration has led to major budgetary savings and allowed funds to be used to address other equally pressing national demands. Vice …

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Huawei shipped 100 million within five months in 2019

Huawei, a leading producer of technology devices says it has observed an increase in growth in its shipment of products. The company said it had shipped 100 million smartphones by 30 May, beating last year by 49 days when it clocked the same number on 18 July. A statement copied …

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Ghana preparing to accede to Convention 108+ on Data Protection – Vice President Bawumia

Ghana, as a signatory to the Council of Europe International Convention on cybercrime is currently preparing to accede to the Convention 108+ on Data protection. Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia made this known in a speech read on his behalf at the formal opening of the maiden Africa Regional Data …

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Ghana Card to be used for SIM re-registration

The National Communications Authority (NCA) on Monday announced that the Ghana Card, for which a mass registration and issuance for Ghanaian citizens is on-going, would be used for re-registration of Subscriber Identity Module Card (SIM) cards, when the exercise is over. The nationwide mass registration and issuance of the card, …

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AirtelTigo partners Huawei on $30m network modernization project

Telecom operator AirtelTigo is partnering with Huawei Technologies on a $30 million network modernization project aimed to provide faster internet experience to customers. The project, which has been designed in phases will commence in the Greater Accra region this month and is expected to end in October 2019. A statement …

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MTN to sue contractors for fibre optic cuts

Management of Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) has hinted of a legal suit against private developers and road contractors who persistently cause damage to their fibre optic cables. This, according to the company, has become necessary after several engagements with the Association of Road Contractors, the Ghana Highway Authority, the Urban …

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Ghana to host two-day international data protection conference

Madam Patricia Adusei-Poku, the Commissioner, Data Protection Commission, has urged all “Data Controllers” in the country to show compliance and accountability with the Data Protection Act. Speaking at a media launch of the first Africa Data Protection and Privacy conference in collaboration with Ecobank Ghana, Madam Adusei-Poku said the Act …

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Bank of Ghana Governor says Payment Systems and Services Act will boost digitisation

Dr. Ernest Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, says the Payment Systems and Services Act will help to create an enabling environment for the ongoing digitisation processes in the economy. The Act, passed in March this year and assented to in May, is part of a broader strategy …

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