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Abesewa D/A JHS gets ICT centre

An Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre has been established for the Abesewa D/A Junior High School ‘A’ in the Ahafo Ano South District of the Ashanti Region to provide practical training for the children.     The centre was established by the Sunyani Diocese of the Methodist Church, Ghana, …

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MTN partners Fero Mobile to launch Fero L100

MTN Ghana in partnership with Leading Mobile brand Fero has unveiled its latest smart phone device Fero L100 onto the Ghanaian Market. The Fero L100 has a 5-inch HD IPS display which is powered by a quad-core spreadtrum sc9832 processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a 5-megapixel front and …

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Ghana gets new border control and visa management system at Kotoka Airport

A new Border Control and Management System has been installed at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra to control risks and make processes easier for travelers. The new system according to an e-Transform document, would systematically verify travelling documents and capture traveler information which will be strictly confidential and would …

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IFA Global Press Conference 2017 goes to Lisbon

The 2017 edition of the IFA Global Press Conference, bringing together more than 350 technology writers from some 50 countries of the world will be held in Lisbon, Portugal. The event will be held from April 20 to 23, 2017. The 11th edition of the annual event by Messe Berlin …

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Mobile data subscriptions hit over 20 million in Ghana

As at the end of January this year, the total subscriptions of mobile data in Ghana stands at more than 20 million with a penetration rate of 70.90 per cent, Mr Joe Anokye, the Director General of the National Communications Authority (NCA) has announced. This, he said, brings in its …

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Ghana government to allocate funds to fight cybercrime – Minister

Government would make allocation in the next budget to support  the creation of cyber security infrastructure and technologies needed  to fight cybercrime, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekufful, the Minister of Communications, has said.  The move, she said, formed part of government’s commitment towards deploying robust measures to combat cybercrime in the country.                    …

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African governments urged to adopt ‘Fifarisation’ to address Science, Technology and Innovation brain drain

African governments have been called upon to adopt the International Federation of Football Associations’ (FIFA), strategy where international players of African nationalities are allowed to play for their respective countries during tournaments such as the World Cup to address the brain drain associated with Science Technology and Innovation (STI). Speaking …

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Electronic point of sales devices to curb tax evasion – Ministry

The introduction of electronic points of sales devices to be deployed by the third quarter of 2017 will curb tax evasion and improve revenue collection under the VAT system, Mr Daniel Nuer, Head of Policy Unit, Ministry of Finance has said. Government, he said would carry out the full implementation …

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Tigo and 2CTV launch Mobile TV with over 25 channels

  Tigo, in partnership with mobile content provider, 2CTV, have launched Tigo Mobile TV, a new service which allows customers to watch uninterrupted live television on their phones. With over 25 channels, Tigo Mobile TV offers customers a wide variety of content including both local and international.  They range from …

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Ecobank launches Masterpass QR to boost digital payment

Ecobank Ghana has introduced Masterpass QR to boost safe and secure digital payment via the mobile phone for booth the banked and the unbanked. Ecobank’s Masterpass QR was designed by global card and digital payment giant, MasterCard to integrate various payment platforms in a safe and secure way for consumers, …

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