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Vodafone Ghana justifies axing of extra 950 workers

The management of Vodafone Ghana has said that the redundancy programme it has embarked upon is ultimately intended to put the company on top of competition and make it productive and profitable in two years.   In a Question and Answer Sheet designed to explain to workers why the downsizing …

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Mobile phone customer service blues in Ghana – which is the best?

Ghana’s mobile phone industry is reputed to be among the fastest growing in West Africa. The country’s regulator, the National Communications Authority (NCA) has so far licensed six mobile phone service providers, Tigo, MTN, Vodafone, Kasapa, Zain and Glo, which is yet to begin operations. The number of mobile phone …

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Vodafone workers reject compulsory redundancy programme

The Unionized workers of Vodafone Ghana has vehemently rejected the recently announced compulsory redundancy programme, targeted at 950 workers. Mr Emmanuel Dakwa, Chairman of the local Communication Workers Union (CWU) of Vodafone, told the GNA that the manner in which management was rolling out the redundancy programme was “autocratic”. “It …

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Hackers hit Hotmail, Yahoo email account users

Do you use a Hotmail or Yahoo web based free email account? If you do, then you are under constant threat of losing your email account for ever if you are not careful. Hackers and scammers have devised a strategy to steal your email account and if you fall for …

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Vodafone Ghana to axe 950 workers

Tension, apprehension and suspicion have hit Vodafone Ghana as 950 workers of the company are due to be laid off in what the company calls a “compulsory redundancy programme”. The workers are not sure yet who will be affected. Vodafone Ghana is embarking on this exercise to trim down its …

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Kasapa signs onto Ghana Business Code

Kasapa Telecom Limited on Thursday signed onto the Ghana Business Code (GHBC) becoming the only telecommunication service provider to do so since the set of rules to guide ethical business practice and corporate social responsibility was introduced some three years ago. Kasapa Limited has thus become the 151st company which …

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About 29% of South Africans use mobile user generated content – Study

A study has found that about 29% of South Africans use mobile user generated content services daily. The survey which was conducted by market research and consulting company, JBB Research, which also specializes in mobile and telecommunications industry published under the topic, “The State of the South African Mobile UGC …

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Ghana wins another award in ICT innovation

Ghana, has won another award an in Information Communication Technology innovations contest by the World Summit Award (WAS) of the United Nations’ World Summit on Information Society (WSIS). The award winning project known as Tradenet (Esoko) was developed by Busy Internet, a Ghana based Internet solution provider, and it is …

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Netsol boosts Internet connectivity in Ghana

One small company is starting a revolution in the Internet sector in Ghana by installing public paid wifi hotspots in communities. The company, Netsol Ghana Ltd., which was founded in mid-2007, describes itself as an innovative technology company that provides high speed wireless broadband Internet connectivity and computer networking services …

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Ghana invests $150m in nationwide broadband infrastructure

The Ghana government has awarded a $150 million contract to Huawei Technologies, a Chinese-based ICT and telecommunication infrastructure company, to provide modern infrastructure to ensure internet broadband availability countrywide within the next 24 month. Mr. Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Communications, announced at the opening of a two-day international conference on …

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