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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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GHA introduces point of sale device

The Ghana Highways Authority (GHA) is set to introduce point of sale devices at toll booths in the country.      A point of sale device is an electronic gadget used to process payments at retail locations by recording transactions done and printing out a receipt. The device based on traffic counts …

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Informal taxpayers call for mobile tax collection devices

Petty traders and other non-formal tax payers in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, have called on the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), to institute mobile tax collection devices to enable them have easy access to the Authority to pay their taxes.      According to them, they were always ready to comply with their …

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Former NCA Board Chairman, four others in court over alleged malfeasance in $8m deal

Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie, former Board Chairman of the National Communications Authority (NCA) and four others have been arraigned at the Commercial Court (High Court Division) over the alleged fraudulent purchase of Cyber Security Surveillance systems at $8 million. The system, which was to be used in the fight against terrorism, reportedly …

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NCA grants general amnesty to defaulting FM radio stations

The National Communications Authority (NCA), has given a general amnesty to defaulting FM Radio Stations. A release from the Authority and copied to the Ghana News Agency, says at the 149th Meeting of the Board of Directors of the NCA held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, approval was granted for …

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Ghana Export Promotion Authority launches digital market hub

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has launched a national digital market hub designed to provide up to date trade information for exporters and investors. The market hub is to help guide producers and exporters to do business with accredited and registered companies licensed to engage in exports and to …

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MTN Ghana secures GH¢510m loan for expansion

MTN Ghana has secured a GH¢510 million syndicated loan to help expand its network and also increase coverage to rural communities. The five-year medium-term facility, arranged by Ecobank from nine local banks, including Standard Chartered Bank, Barclays Bank and Stanbic bank, comes at a rate of 182 day Treasury Bill …

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Ghana government to launch interoperability of payment system in January

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said technical works on the interoperability of the payment system has been completed and would be launched in January next year. He said the implementation of the system would enable persons using mobile phones and traditional bank accounts to communicate and send money across …

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We’ll leverage on technology as engine of growth – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says government would leverage on technological innovations as agent of growth, source of income and way of work in the public sector and industry to promote socio-economic development. He said opportunities abounded in the new digital age and gave the assurance that government was ready …

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Ghana’s significant strides in ICT development under threat – Kan-Dapaah

Ghana’s significant strides in Information Communication Technology (ICT) development is under serious threat, due to the spate of cybercrime across various sectors of the economy, Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister of National Security, has said. “Cyber security is adjudged to be among the top four threats to national security,” Mr Kan-Dapaah …

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