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NCA had no contract with IDL – Witness

Mrs Abena Asafo-Adjei, the Director, Legal and Administration, National Communication Authority (NCA) on Tuesday said the authority did not have any contract with Infralocks Development Limited (IDL) in relation to the purchase of the Cyber Surveillance Equipment. According to Mrs Asafo-Adjei her attention was drawn to the IDL contract by …

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Ghana Police to launch information website on January 25

A Police website aimed at providing the Media with accurate information in their works will be launched on January 25, Mr David Asante-Apeatu, Inspector General of Police (IGP) has announced. His announcement comes after several calls from the media to the police about the difficulties they face in getting information …

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Ghana to develop Home-grown Digital Mapping System – Minister

Mr Kwesi Boateng Adjei, a Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development (MLG&RD) has said government would develop a Home-grown Digital Mapping of property to promote the National Digital Property Addressing System (NDPAS) and Street Naming system. “The NDPAS will also be used to promote the digital mapping of …

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Trial of former NCA officials over $8m cyber security systems deal to begin January 16

Two former officials of the National Communication Authority (NCA) who absented themselves from court have appeared before the Commercial Court (High Court Division) to answer a charge of wilfully causing financial loss to the State. William Tetteh Tevie, a former Director General, NCA and Nana Owusu Nsaw a board member …

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World Bank President and FCC Chairman to speak at Mobile World Congress 2018

Organisers of the Mobile World Congress, GSMA has announced new Keynote Speakers for the 2018 edition and they include the President of the World Bank, Dr. Jim Yong King and Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The two, among others have confirmed their participation …

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Will GhanaCard registeration begin this January?

One of the country’s most important but controversial projects – has been in the works for almost 10 years, the national ID card project known as GhanaCard could begin this January 2018, after two announced dates were missed. The government first said the public will be issued with the card …

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GHA introduces point of sale device

The Ghana Highways Authority (GHA) is set to introduce point of sale devices at toll booths in the country.      A point of sale device is an electronic gadget used to process payments at retail locations by recording transactions done and printing out a receipt. The device based on traffic counts …

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Informal taxpayers call for mobile tax collection devices

Petty traders and other non-formal tax payers in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, have called on the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), to institute mobile tax collection devices to enable them have easy access to the Authority to pay their taxes.      According to them, they were always ready to comply with their …

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Former NCA Board Chairman, four others in court over alleged malfeasance in $8m deal

Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie, former Board Chairman of the National Communications Authority (NCA) and four others have been arraigned at the Commercial Court (High Court Division) over the alleged fraudulent purchase of Cyber Security Surveillance systems at $8 million. The system, which was to be used in the fight against terrorism, reportedly …

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NCA grants general amnesty to defaulting FM radio stations

The National Communications Authority (NCA), has given a general amnesty to defaulting FM Radio Stations. A release from the Authority and copied to the Ghana News Agency, says at the 149th Meeting of the Board of Directors of the NCA held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, approval was granted for …

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