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1.8 million drones sold in Europe in 2016

The consumer electronics market in Europe is buzzing with increasing sales of devices such as drones, TV sets, Bluetooth speakers, headphones and virtual reality glasses. In 2016 some 1.8 million drones were sold in Europe alone, according to Jurgen Boyny, the Global Director, Consumer Electronics of GfK, one of the …

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CSOs in Ghana aim at maximum impact through digital transformation

There is an ongoing conversation between the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI), Microsoft and Techsoup to find avenues for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), to be more efficient and impactful through digital transformation. At a technology conference for nonprofits held in Accra today, April 20, 2017 discussions began on how …

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Google becomes world’s popular website

Google has been adjudged the world’s most popular website or search engine dominating across North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and in parts of Africa and Asia, according to a study. YouTube and Facebook are the next most popular sites according to Alexa.com and published by the World …

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Abesewa D/A JHS gets ICT centre

An Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre has been established for the Abesewa D/A Junior High School ‘A’ in the Ahafo Ano South District of the Ashanti Region to provide practical training for the children.     The centre was established by the Sunyani Diocese of the Methodist Church, Ghana, …

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MTN partners Fero Mobile to launch Fero L100

MTN Ghana in partnership with Leading Mobile brand Fero has unveiled its latest smart phone device Fero L100 onto the Ghanaian Market. The Fero L100 has a 5-inch HD IPS display which is powered by a quad-core spreadtrum sc9832 processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a 5-megapixel front and …

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Ghana gets new border control and visa management system at Kotoka Airport

A new Border Control and Management System has been installed at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra to control risks and make processes easier for travelers. The new system according to an e-Transform document, would systematically verify travelling documents and capture traveler information which will be strictly confidential and would …

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IFA Global Press Conference 2017 goes to Lisbon

The 2017 edition of the IFA Global Press Conference, bringing together more than 350 technology writers from some 50 countries of the world will be held in Lisbon, Portugal. The event will be held from April 20 to 23, 2017. The 11th edition of the annual event by Messe Berlin …

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Mobile data subscriptions hit over 20 million in Ghana

As at the end of January this year, the total subscriptions of mobile data in Ghana stands at more than 20 million with a penetration rate of 70.90 per cent, Mr Joe Anokye, the Director General of the National Communications Authority (NCA) has announced. This, he said, brings in its …

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Ghana government to allocate funds to fight cybercrime – Minister

Government would make allocation in the next budget to support  the creation of cyber security infrastructure and technologies needed  to fight cybercrime, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekufful, the Minister of Communications, has said.  The move, she said, formed part of government’s commitment towards deploying robust measures to combat cybercrime in the country.                    …

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African governments urged to adopt ‘Fifarisation’ to address Science, Technology and Innovation brain drain

African governments have been called upon to adopt the International Federation of Football Associations’ (FIFA), strategy where international players of African nationalities are allowed to play for their respective countries during tournaments such as the World Cup to address the brain drain associated with Science Technology and Innovation (STI). Speaking …

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