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Ghana Post GPS is safe for users – VOKACOM CEO

Nana Osei Afrifa, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of VOKACOM, the digital addressing system software developers, has debunked assertions that the application software was vulnerable to security interference and that hackers could easily hack into the system to steal users bio-data for mischievous purposes. Speaking at a media conference in …

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MTN Ghana urges mobile money customers to be vigilant

MTN Ghana has advised the public to be extra vigilant on the acts and activities of fraudsters and not to give out their mobile money pin numbers to safeguard their wallets. A Manager, Mobile Finance Services Analytics, Budget & Reporting at MTN Mobile Money, Mr Solomon Hayford, said customers needed to …

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National Service Scheme lauds GhIPSS for savings made via e-zwich

The National Service Scheme (NSS) has continued to benefit from the savings made with the use of e-zwich to pay allowances of personnel. The Acting Executive Director of the National Service Secretariat, Mustapha Ussif, who disclosed this in an interview, said the e-zwich system had helped clean up the payroll …

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Bank of Ghana says 22 million mobile money accounts is attraction for fraudsters

Mobile money regulator, Bank of Ghana (BoG) has identified the overwhelming growth in mobile money wallets/accounts, over the last two years, as the main attraction for fraudsters. Director of Payment Systems at the Central Bank, Dr. Setor Amediku disclosed that as of today, there are over 22 million mobile money …

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Parliament questions “back door” 4G authorization for Busy Ghana

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Communications is questioning how Busy Ghana got a 4G authorization through the “back door” when other players paid millions of dollars for their 4G licenses. The law makers raised the question at a recent meeting with the leadership of the Broadband Communications Chamber (BBCC), where …

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Mobile-enabled digital transformation creating opportunities in Ghana – GSMA

The GSMA has launched a report in partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) that examines the transformative opportunities presented by mobile-enabled digital services in Ghana. The report was unveiled at a high-level roundtable between the Ghana government and mobile industry leaders on Monday. The meeting was held in …

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Cybersecurity Adviser outlines Ghana’s cybersecurity readiness

Mr Albert Antwi-Boasiako, the Cybersecurity Adviser, Ministry of Communications, has outlined five key broad objectives towards improving Ghana’s cybersecurity readiness. Speaking at the opening of the National Cybersecurity Week 2017 Celebration in Accra, Mr Antwi-Boasiako said these objectives were the drivers to secure Ghana’s digital journey. He cited the development …

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Tigo-Airtel to launch new name November 10

…as redundancy debate heats up The new name for the merged Tigo and Airtel is will be put out officially on November 10, 2017. Some workers of the company told Adom News the newly named CEO of the merged company, Roshi Motman informed them at their maiden joint meeting with management …

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Jumia to host biggest Black Friday event

Jumia Ghana says users of its e-commerce platform will enjoy the best deals in various categories during this year’s Black Friday event, scheduled to be run from 24th November to 8th December, 2017. Mr Ore Odusanya, Managing Director of Jumia Ghana, said the Black Friday Event was the biggest by default, the biggest sale for …

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GRA, Vodafone Ghana tax dispute: Commissioner-General refuses waiver of 30% payment

In a dramatic turn of events in the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and Vodafone Ghana tax dispute before court, the Acting Commissioner-General of the GRA has refused to grant a waiver of the payment of 30 per cent of the value of tax in contention. In a letter to Vodafone …

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