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Value of GhIPSS transactions hit GH¢174.5b

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems Limited (GhIPSS), has witnessed consistent growth in the value and volume of its various initiatives, since its inception a decade ago. From a total value of transaction of only GH¢3.8 million in its first year of operations in 2008, it has seen a …

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GNAT wants ICT training examinable in colleges of education

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has appealed to the Government to make Information and Communication Technology (ICT) training examinable in colleges of education.     Consequently, trainee teachers should be equipped as soon as practicable with professional knowledge in ICT for them to instruct students on computer usage, legitimate methods …

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International voice calls decline, as domestic calls, SMS increase in Ghana

Statistics from the National Communications Authority (NCA) on mobile cellular activity between Ghana and the rest of the world indicate that both international incoming and outgoing mobile to mobile voice calls are on the decline. The statistics, contained in the 2016 third quarter bulletin of the NCA, indicates that inbound …

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Protesters in Nigeria attack, vandelise MTN offices – Report

Nigerians protesting the xenophobic attack on some Nigerians in South Africa have attacked and vandalized the head office of MTN in Abuja, according to a Reuters report citing an MTN spokesman. MTN is a South African company. The spokesman was quoted as saying; “They vandalised equipment, stole customer phones and …

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Glo reloads Three Minutes to Free, allows subs to borrow data

Glo Mobile has reloaded its popular product, Three Minutes To Free to deliver more benefits to its customers across the country. The network has also introduced a new product which enables subscribers borrow data. The Glo new product is a prepaid plan designed to offer bigger reward to customers on …

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Penplusbytes equips Nkroful citizens with accountability tools

Penplusbytes with support from Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has inaugurated Community Monitoring Group to man the “Tech Driven Social Accountability for Results” project launched in Nkroful in the Western Region. The nine-member group has representatives from gender focused groups, the district assembly, journalists and community groups. The …

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Nokia 3310 is coming back

Nokia 3310, a mobile phone brand known and trusted for its durability is coming back after it went into hibernation for years. The phone which was originally launched in 2000 is reported to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 and would be sold for €59 according to …

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Ghanaian tech startup launches software for church administration

Asoriba, a Ghanaian tech startup has launched a church management software and social mobile app to enhance efficient church administration and management. According to Distrupt Africa, Asoriba offers a one-stop solution for church leaders, administrators and members allowing church leaders to send daily devotionals or prayer points via mobile. Events …

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Company develops mobile platform to aid Ghanaian farmers document and protect lands

A Netherlands company that has developed a mobile platform that enables smallholder farmers to document and protect their land holdings has received an investment package to grow its customer base in Ghana. This investment, according to a press release copied to Ghanabusinessnews.com, February 13 2017, says Landmapp BV is providing this …

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School authorities destroy 70 mobile phones

The authorities of the Agona  Kwanyako Senior High School have seized and destroyed  more than 70 mobile phones and accessories belonging to students for continuous violation of the law. Mrs Florence Prah, Headmistress of the school who announced this during the Annual General Parent Teachers Association meeting at Kwanyako, said …

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