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Ghana to benefit from ITU Digital Transformation Centres Initiative

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has made Ghana a beneficiary of the Digital Transformation Centres (DTCs) Initiative launched in partnership with International Software Company, Cisco. The Initiative seeks to create a global network of centres, whose main purpose is to develop digital skills mainly at the basic and intermediate levels …

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Government committed to affordable, reliable voice and data connectivity – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the government is committed to ensuring that every Ghanaian, irrespective of tribe, religion, location, or identity has access to affordable and reliable voice and data connectivity. He said to this end, the Ministry of Communications and the Ghana Investment Fund for Electrical Communication …

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Ghana-Card holders can now use it to access NHIS – Bawumia

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) on Monday announced that it is linking the Scheme’s Card to the National Identification Authority’s database to allow Ghana-Card holders to access affordable healthcare services. Additionally, Ghana-Card holders could use their cards to access health services at all National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) accredited …

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NPP says will offer free WiFi to all SHS if it is retained

The next Government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will ensure the completion of the process to provide free Wifi at all Senior High Schools (SHS) and public tertiary institutions and training colleges. The NPP in its Election 2020 manifesto sub-headline; ‘Consolidating Our Achievements and The Way Forward-Education,’ explained that …

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Ghana loses more than $114m to cybercrime in two years

Available data from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) shows that Ghana lost a total of $114.8 million to cybercrime in 2019 and 2018. Mr Isaac Mensah, a member of the Computer Emergency Response Team of the Security Centre, giving the breakdown, said the nation lost $105 million in 2019 …

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We are demonstrating strong performance despite COVID-19 – MTN Group

MTN Group says it has demonstrated strong performance despite the impact of COVID-19 on lives and livelihoods across its markets. Mr Ralph Mupita, the MTN Group President and Chief Executive Officer, in a statement, said to meet the increase in data and digital usage, MTN had focused its investment on …

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Lands Commission introduces online service

The Lands Commission as part of its measures to improve service to clients, will from Monday November 9, 2020 provide an online service. In a statement copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) and signed by Alhaji Sulemana Mahama, Executive Secretary, the Lands Commission said the initiative would increase satisfaction, …

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MTN Group CEO visits Ghana

Mr Ralph Mupita, MTN Group President and Chief Executive Officer and Mr Mcebisi Jonas, Board Chairman of the Group, are in Ghana as part of a tour of priority markets. This is the Group CEO’s first visit, since he assumed the role on September 1, 2020. A statement issued in …

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Ghanaians told to be cyber privacy-conscious

Dr Albert Antwi-Boasiako, Head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has urged Ghanaians to be privacy-conscious as the exposure of personal information is a major contributory factor to the increasing breach of privacy in the country. He said many Ghanaians easily gave out information when they visited offices, workshops …

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MTN Ghana withdraws NCA SMP case

Scancom Plc (MTN Ghana), has withdrawn its application filed at the Supreme Court concerning the National Communications Authority’s (NCA) declaration of MTN Ghana as a Significant Market Power (SMP). A statement issued by Mr Samuel Koranteng, Corporate Services Executive, MTN Ghana, copied to the Ghana News Agency said MTN Ghana …

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