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We’re building a new Ghana anchored on technology – Bawumia

The Vice President of the Republic, H.E. Dr Bawumia, has reiterated that President Nana Akufo-Addo’s vision of a Ghana beyond aid is founded on the firm belief that Ghana cannot continue to rely on only her natural resources to achieve and sustain economic growth and development. Rather, a Ghana beyond …

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Paying with e-zwich saves companies money – GhIPSS

Organisations and companies, which used the e-zwich to pay various remunerations, have made a lot of savings from the biometric card, the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GhIPSS) has said. The savings stem from a fall in the amount of money used to pay the same number of intended …

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GSA to begin EasyPASS Programme implementation on May 1

Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) says it would start the implementation of its EasyPASS Programme for selected products imported into Ghana from May 1, 2018. The EasyPASS programme is a facilitation scheme where conformity of regulated imported products is verified before export to Ghana. In a statement signed by Dr Akwasi …

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Ghana is the best country to host AU Space Agency – Prof Frimpong-Boateng

Ghana is ready to host the Africa Space Agency, an African Union initiative that will allow Africa to launch and explore the Space for improved technological advancement, Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has announced. He said out of the five countries including; Ghana, Namibia, …

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MTN pays $458m to Nigeria to settle half of fine over SIM cards issue

MTN has paid an amount of N165 billion, about $458 million which is half of the N330 billion fine or $916 million that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) imposed on the company in 2015 for not complying with a directive to deactivate unregistered SIM cards in the country. The NCC …

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IT experts call for information sharing to strengthen cybersecurity

Information Technology (IT) experts at a panel discussion organised by the Internet Society Ghana Chapter (ISOC Ghana), have called for information sharing to strengthen cybersecurity in the country. According to them, information sharing on the activities of cyber-attackers was very critical in improving the state of cybersecurity for industries, corporate …

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Microsoft rewards ICT teacher’s innovative impartation

The passionate efforts of a teacher, who improvised with chalk-drawn sketches to bring to life his Information and Communication Technology lessons, has paid off with Microsoft, extending a helping hand to make sure that his Betenase Municipal Assembly Junior High School students graduate with a success story.      Mr Richard Appiah …

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Ghana’s future is anchored in ICT – Veep

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said for Ghana to achieve economic transformation, it hinged on the utilisation of the information and communication technology (ICT) in delivering services to the citizenry. He said a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the ICT sector in the ever-evolving world would …

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NITA gets new Director-General

Mr David K. Gyewu has been appointed Acting Director-General of the National Information Technology Agency (NITA) with immediate effect.  A statement issued by the Ministry of Communications and copied to the Ghana News Agency said Mr Gyewu is an experienced business operations strategist and technology specialist with experience at a …

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IFA Global Press Conference returns to Italy in 2018

The 2018 edition of the IFA Global Press Conference, the event that hosts the largest number of the world’s technology journalists and writers, some 360 from 50 countries will return to Italy. The last time the event took place in Italy, it was held in Sardinia in 2013. The press …

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