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Bank customers want instant access to their funds – GhIPSS report

There are clear indications that bank customers prefer to have instant access to their money as demand for express and instant services surge. The 2017 performance report issued by the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) shows that the transactions with the highest growth were express cheque, express ACH …

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Vodafone has similar tax strategies in Australia and Ghana

There appears to be similarities in the tax strategies of Vodafone in Australia and Ghana – two countries on different continents with different tax systems. A tax strategy is what companies use to reduce their tax liabilities. In Australia the mobile provider is known as Vodafone Hutchison while in Ghana …

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Former boss of NCA didn’t follow due process – Witness

Mrs Abena Asafo-Adjei, the Director, Legal and Administration, National Communication Authority (NCA) said the former Director General of the authority although had the mandate to execute contracts for NCA, he did not follow due process. Answering questions under cross examination administered by Mr Reindolph Twumasi, a lawyer for George Derrick …

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Cyber security surveillance has not been part of NCA’s mandate – Witness

Mrs Abena Asafu-Adjei, the Director, Legal and Administration, National Communication Authority (NCA) says conducting cyber security surveillance had not been part of the mandate of the authority. According to Mrs Asafu-Adjei said until recently, the NCA did not have cyber security unit. Answering questions under cross-examination by Mr Thaddeus Sory …

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NCA had no contract with IDL – Witness

Mrs Abena Asafo-Adjei, the Director, Legal and Administration, National Communication Authority (NCA) on Tuesday said the authority did not have any contract with Infralocks Development Limited (IDL) in relation to the purchase of the Cyber Surveillance Equipment. According to Mrs Asafo-Adjei her attention was drawn to the IDL contract by …

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Ghana Police to launch information website on January 25

A Police website aimed at providing the Media with accurate information in their works will be launched on January 25, Mr David Asante-Apeatu, Inspector General of Police (IGP) has announced. His announcement comes after several calls from the media to the police about the difficulties they face in getting information …

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Ghana to develop Home-grown Digital Mapping System – Minister

Mr Kwesi Boateng Adjei, a Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development (MLG&RD) has said government would develop a Home-grown Digital Mapping of property to promote the National Digital Property Addressing System (NDPAS) and Street Naming system. “The NDPAS will also be used to promote the digital mapping of …

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Trial of former NCA officials over $8m cyber security systems deal to begin January 16

Two former officials of the National Communication Authority (NCA) who absented themselves from court have appeared before the Commercial Court (High Court Division) to answer a charge of wilfully causing financial loss to the State. William Tetteh Tevie, a former Director General, NCA and Nana Owusu Nsaw a board member …

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World Bank President and FCC Chairman to speak at Mobile World Congress 2018

Organisers of the Mobile World Congress, GSMA has announced new Keynote Speakers for the 2018 edition and they include the President of the World Bank, Dr. Jim Yong King and Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The two, among others have confirmed their participation …

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Will GhanaCard registeration begin this January?

One of the country’s most important but controversial projects – has been in the works for almost 10 years, the national ID card project known as GhanaCard could begin this January 2018, after two announced dates were missed. The government first said the public will be issued with the card …

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