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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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MTN Ghana introduces Mobile Money to staff

MTN Ghana at the weekend introduced a new product, MTN Mobile Money (MMM), to its staff at a Family Fun Day. The day was to afford the staff of MTN Ghana and their families the opportunity to share in the success of the company by participating in fun games and …

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Ghana hosts first Business Process Outsourcing conference

Ghana will host the first business process outsourcing (BPO)conference in the country this month. The conference organized by the Ghana Association of Software and IT Services Companies (GASSCOM) is under the auspices of the Ministry of Communication, the ITES Secretariat and the World Bank. The two-day Conference on Tuesday July …

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