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Ghana Police receives eight drones to improve policing

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr David Asante-Apeatu, says the Service has received eight drones from its strategic partners to improve policing and efficiency across the regions.    Speaking at the launch of the Police Transformation Programme in Accra, Mr Asante-Apeatu said the Service had digitised some of the police …

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Ghana Police Service to use ICT to drive transformation agenda

The Ghana Police Service on Tuesday launched its Transformation Programme anchored on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in dealing with sophisticated crimes in the society and ensuring safety for citizens and rapid response to emergency situations. The Service had launched Police website and other social media platforms such as twitter, …

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Vodafone tax dispute case: GRA fails to turn up in court, judge adjourns to March 8

The Commercial Division of the High Court in Accra hearing the tax assessment case brought against the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) by Vodafone Ghana has adjourned hearing to March 8, 2018. The adjournment was at the instance of the Plaintiff, Vodafone Ghana following the inability of the GRA to be …

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High Court refers matter in NCA trial to Supreme Court

An Accra High Court hearing the case of some former senior officials of the National Communication Authority over a $4 million Cyber Security Surveillance Equipment has directed lawyers of the five accused to seek interpretation of Article 19 clause 2 (e) and (g) of the 1992 Constitution at the Supreme …

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Ghana Police Service launches website

The Ghana Police Service on Thursday launched a new website and social media handles to help fight crime in the country.     The website; www.police.gov.gh and official social media handles; facebook, twitter and instagram are for constant engagement with the public and the police, which is an essential element of …

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Parliament bares teeth at secret mobile phone recording

Parliament on Thursday bared its teeth at the proliferation of secret recordings, and cautioned the public that the practice, without consent or authorisation, was criminal and punishable.      Quoting Article 18 (2) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, Mr Eugene Boakye Antwi, MP for Subin reminded the nation that “no …

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Customers unhappy about shortage of Aayalolo e-card

The inability of the management of Aayalolo Transport Company to print out new monthly e-cards after it had run out is making users of the service angry.    Some passengers at the Aayalolo bus terminal on Tuesday told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that they were unhappy with the management …

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Bank customers want instant access to their funds – GhIPSS report

There are clear indications that bank customers prefer to have instant access to their money as demand for express and instant services surge. The 2017 performance report issued by the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) shows that the transactions with the highest growth were express cheque, express ACH …

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Vodafone has similar tax strategies in Australia and Ghana

There appears to be similarities in the tax strategies of Vodafone in Australia and Ghana – two countries on different continents with different tax systems. A tax strategy is what companies use to reduce their tax liabilities. In Australia the mobile provider is known as Vodafone Hutchison while in Ghana …

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Former boss of NCA didn’t follow due process – Witness

Mrs Abena Asafo-Adjei, the Director, Legal and Administration, National Communication Authority (NCA) said the former Director General of the authority although had the mandate to execute contracts for NCA, he did not follow due process. Answering questions under cross examination administered by Mr Reindolph Twumasi, a lawyer for George Derrick …

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