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GCNET deploys application to improve revenue mobilisation

The Ghana Community Network (GCNET) has deployed an enhanced Ghana Customs Management System (GCMS) to expand revenue mobilisation. Mrs Aba Lokko, the Head of Communications, GCNET, said it was an improvement on the previous GCMS and came with new features to enhance user experience and performance. She said this at …

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GhIPSS to intensify education on electronic payment channels

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GhIPSS) is to step up public education on quicker electronic payment channels to deepen awareness, especially among the unbanked. Mr Archie Hesse, the Chief Executive of GhIPSS, said increased awareness on the quicker formed of payment would encourage the unbanked to open accounts …

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Turnover for technical consumer goods set to reach €779b in 2019

The high speed of technological innovations, user-experience and the willingness to pay among others are driving sales up in the technical consumer goods market, and turnover for 2019 is projected to reach €779 billion. Speaking at the IFA Global Press Conference, the media event held in preparation towards the IFA …

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Sales value for global consumer electronics goods projected at over €1b in 2019

The sales value for the global consumer electronics industry has been projected to reach over €1 billion in 2019. Speaking at the during the Power Briefings at the 13th edition of the annual IFA Global Press Conference in Andalusia, Spain, Friedemann Stoeckle, the Vice President Global POS Support of GfK …

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Huawei makes $26.7b in first quarter 2019

Huawei says it generated $26.7 billion in the first quarter of 2019, an increase of 39 per cent over what it achieved for the same period last year. The company’s net profit margin for the period was about eight percent, slightly higher than the previous year’s, a statement issued by …

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Court endorses NIA’s demand for digital address code 

An Accra High Court has dismissed an application filed by Mr Francis Kwarteng Arthur, seeking to prohibit the National Identification Authority (NIA) from making the provision of a digital address code a prerequisite for procuring the Ghana Card. The applicant, among others, contended that the digital address code was entirely …

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Two drone companies certified for commercial operations – GCAA

Mr Senam Atadja, a Senior Aviation Safety Inspector at the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on Tuesday announced that only two drone companies – SKT Aero Shutter and Rock Mines, have been certified for commercial operations in Ghana. About 800 companies and individuals have so registered to engage in commercial …

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GIBA expresses concern about NCA directive

The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA), has expressed concern about the withdrawal of the minimum specifications for Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) by the National Communications Authority (NCA). “The impact of the withdrawal notice, runs into billions of Ghana cedis of private capital, invested into legitimate business in Ghana,” Mr. Prince …

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GIFEC partners Library Authority, Kofi Annan ICT Centre on digitalisation

The Management of Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications, has signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between the Ghana Library Authority (GhLA) and the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence (AITI- KACE) in ICT to champion government’s digitalization agenda. The partnership is to establish guidelines and firm arrangements between both …

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Pay your GH₵13m NITA debt – Ursula orders MMDAs

The National Information Technology Agency (NITA), the regulator of electronic transactions, says its operations are being crippled due to the GH₵13 million debt by Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies(MMDAs) The Agency is also facing challenges with frequent optical fibre cuts and battery theft at its cell sites, which are also …

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