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MTN Ghana appoints Thomas Motlepa new Chief Technical Officer

MTN Ghana, the leading service provider in voice and data services, has appointed Mr Thomas Motlepa as the Chief Technical Officer with the responsibility of managing MTN Ghana’s network, establishing and implementing its technology vision and strategies. A statement from MTN Ghana said Thomas Motlepa has vast experience in Technology, …

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E-Procurement system, key to transparency – Ahiadorme

Mr Raymond Ahiadorme, Network Manager Ghana, Alliance for Integrity, has urged African countries to design a comprehensive e-procurement system to ensure transparency and accountability. He said the system allow for information about the different stages of the procurement cycle to be automatically published on a central platform in machine-readable formats. …

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Some 2000 laptops lying waste at Science Ministry

About 2,000 computers are lying idle in the stores of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Bernice Adiku Heloo, former Deputy Sector Minister revealed on Tuesday. She said the Government must adopt a coordinated approach for the distribution of computers to students for the conduct of research. …

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MTN Business partners Invest in Africa to grow Ghanaian SMEs

MTN Business, Ghana’s leading telecommunications provider of business connectivity solutions, has announced its partnership with Invest in Africa (IIA) to provide custom-made ICT solutions to Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the country. Through the partnership, services offered by MTN Business will be available to help SMEs optimise their productivity …

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Visa announces mobile payment in Ghana

Digital payments company, Visa, says it has launched a mobile payment service in Ghana. In a press release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com Friday November 23, 2018, Visa announced the new product in partnership with four Ghanaian banks. According to the release the banks have either enabled Visa on mobile on their …

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Mobile money interoperability driving internal funds transfers 

The launch of mobile money interoperability (MMI) in May this year has significantly enhanced the activities of businesses and individuals, market watchers have noted. The leap in mobile phone penetration in excess of 119 per cent, created a huge potential for mobile money in Ghana but until six months ago, …

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Kantanka Automobile to produce electric vehicles

Kantanka Automobile will soon introduce electric vehicles (EV) onto the Ghanaian market. Already, the company has commenced efforts to locally build the vehicles to enhance the country’s drive towards the use of electric cars. Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science Technology and Innovation, disclosed this in a statement …

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Government establishes 400 telephony sites

In connecting Ghana through digitisation and communication, the Government has established 400 telephony sites to provide voice signals to 2,000 unserved communities to bridge the digital divide and ensure nationwide coverage by 2020. Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, said in 2019, the Government would deploy an additional 600 telephony …

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Mobile Money: communication or banking service?

Not long ago under the former John Mahama administration, there was a huge turf war between the National Communications Authority (NCA) and the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) as to who is mandated by law to monitor and collect revenue from the telecoms industry. The tussle led to the taxpayer losing …

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Defence lawyers in NCA trial file for stay of proceedings

Defence lawyers in the National Communication Authority’s (NCA) case have filed for stay of proceedings as they head for Court of Appeal over the trial court’s admission of what they term as controversial evidence. The lawyers filed a motion for stay of proceedings at the High Court presided over by …

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