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SSNIT to deploy bespoke IT System to improve operations

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) will deploy an in-house developed bespoke Information Technology System to replace the existing system. The new software to be deployed within the first half of 2021, will enhance operational efficiency, deliver superior service to members and clients, and eliminate the annual recurrent …

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Huawei recognised as one of Africa’s top employers

Huawei Technologies, has been recognised as one of the top employers in Africa, receiving the annual Top Employers Certification Award, in recognition of its exceptional employee practices. In addition to the Continental HQ Top Employer Certification for Africa 2021, Huawei, also received the prestigious award in 13 African countries, including; …

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Vodafone Ghana named Top Employer in Africa for third consecutive year

The Top Employers Institute has certified telecommunications giant, Vodafone Ghana, as a Top Employer in Africa for the third consecutive year according to an annual research. The certification was based on a Human Resource (HR) Best Practices Survey that covered six HR domains consisting of 20 topics such as People …

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MTN Ghana gets approval to buy back shares

MTN Ghana, has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to buy back over one million shares of applicants, who failed to provide sufficient personal information to complete their Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements under the Company’s Initial Public Offer (IPO). It will be recalled that shareholders of …

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Parler website comes back online with ‘lovers and haters’ note

The website for Parler, the social media app popular with right-wing groups, returned to the internet Sunday afternoon with a message for the company’s “lovers and haters.” “Now seems like the right time to remind you all — both lovers and haters — why we started this platform,” the message …

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Italy leading Europe’s privacy clash with WhatsApp over new rules

Italy’s privacy regulator on Friday formally opened up a probe into the policies of digital messaging app WhatsApp, a day after the entity called on the European Commission to look into WhatsApp’s new terms and conditions initially set to enter into force next month. WhatsApp, a subsidiary of the social …

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Samsung expects jump in Q4 profit thanks to demand for memory chips

Samsung is expecting a jump in its profits for the last quarter of 2020. In the last year, Samsung has benefited from increasing internet traffic during the pandemic, which has driven demand for memory chips for servers and computers as more people work from home. Memory chips were by far …

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KMA pursues digitised revenue mobilization drive

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) is envisioning the digitisation of revenue mobilisation to ensure the processes meet contemporary standards and practices. The move forms part of efforts to use digital tools for a more effective management of local public finances and also address leakages in revenue mobilisation. Mr Osei Assibey …

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Remote electronic payment key to COVID-19 fight in 2021 – Hesse

Making payments remotely or without contact is proving to be one effective way to deal with Covid-19 as the New Year beckons. Such payment channels enable people to pay without any physical contact with the recipient, unlike cash. Ghana had a robust payment system before the pandemic broke, making it …

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5G to generate over 810 billion yuan of economic output in China

5G is expected to generate 810.9 billion yuan (about $124.15 billion) of direct economic output in 2020, according to a white paper. China has established more than 700,000 5G base stations since the country greenlighted the commercial use of 5G in 2019, said the white paper from the China Academy …

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