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Bank of Ghana, Cyber Security Authority to deepen collaboration

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) and the Cyber Security Authority (CSA) have agreed to improve collaboration and timely information flow to facilitate incident reporting and information sharing on cybersecurity. The two institutions also agreed to collaborate to interrogate and review the existing Cyber and Information Security Directive (CISD) 2018 to …

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MTN reaches 5.3 million more people in Ghana – CEO

MTN Ghana extended its network coverage to 5.3 million Ghanaians in 2021 through network expansion, Mr Selorm Adadevoh, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the telecommunication giant, has announced. He said the company had approximately 400 rural telephony sites and was partnering the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC) to …

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Government pays $3,000 monthly rent for Data Protection Commission

The government pays the cedi equivalent of $3,000 as monthly rent of the Data Protection Commission, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister for Communication and Digitalisation, has said. She said the Data Protection Commission (DPC) currently operates from rented premises sited on Pawpaw Street, East Legon. Mrs Owusu-Ekuful said this on …

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Global e-Learning revenue to hit $149b in 2022 – report

Online education has become a prominent industry during the past decade. According to the numbers presented by StockApps.com, the online education industry is set to make $148.57 billion in 2022, as online education has become a prominent industry in the last decade. Furthermore, the industry is headed in the right …

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Five factors to consider when choosing an online money transfer service

Because it enables you to send money to virtually any country in the world, using an online money transfer platform can be of great benefit. The most difficult part of using an internet service to send or receive money is frequently deciding which service is most suited to meet your …

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MTN Ghana pays GH¢3.1b in taxes to government

MTN Ghana says it has paid a total of GH¢3.1 billion of its 2021 revenue of GH¢7.7 billion to the government in taxes. It comprised of corporate taxes, Value Added Tax (VAT) levies and duties, withholding taxes, communication service tax, national fiscal stabilization levy, Pay As You Earn (PAYE), and …

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Fairwork and stakeholders call for government policy on contracts for gig economy workers

A stakeholders workshop organized by the Fairwork Ghana project is asking government to fashion policy on issues relating to contracts, representation, conditions and management. In a press release copied to Ghana Business News, Fairwork Ghana says the stakeholders came to the conclusion that there is a need for a comprehensive …

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SIM card registration exercise deadline won’t be extended – Minister

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister of Communication and Digitalisation says the Ministry would not extend the set deadline for the nationwide SIM card registration exercise. Consequently, she said all unregistered SIM cards would be deactivated by the end of July this year, and advised mobile phone users yet to register …

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About 35 percent of printed Ghana Cards not collected at Tema West – NIA

A total of 4,648 National Identification Cards, representing 35.58 percent of cards printed are yet to be collected by the applicants at the Tema West Municipal of the National Identification Authority (NIA). Ms. Constance Pokua Osei, Tema West NIA Director disclosed this at the General Assembly of the Tema West …

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Over 100,000 Northern teachers to be trained in digital literacy – Deputy Minister

Reverend John Ntim Fordjour, the Deputy Minister for Education, says the Education Ministry will from July this year begin the training of 100,000 public pre-tertiary teachers from the Northern part of the country in digital literacy. The training, to be supervised by the National Teaching Council (NTC), will be executed …

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