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Mobile Money transactions value for April declines by 3%

In the month preceding the implementation of the Electronic-Levy, the total value of Mobile Money transactions reduced by a 3 per cent margin from GH¢90.5 billion in March to GH¢87.7 billion in April. This is despite an increase in the number of registered mobile money accounts, which moved from 49.9 …

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Over 91% of consumer expenditure in Africa is by cash – Mamadou Biteye

Africa’s 1.3 billion population is a big enough market for the continent’s economy with a combined Gross Domestic Product estimated at $3.4 trillion, and digitization has been identified as an important tool to harness that potential for trade and growth. Speaking in this first part of an exclusive interview with …

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All Nations University committed to training cybersecurity professionals in Ghana

Dr. Samuel Donkor, President and Founder of All Nations University, Koforidua, says the university will soon open a campus in Accra to leverage its cutting-edge programmes, which include cybersecurity specialist training in Ghana. He stated that the proposed Accra campus would assist in reaching out to more students, hence speeding …

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I realised mouse is not rodent that steals food – ICT-illiterate girl tells her story       

As countries around the globe gear towards achieving the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by 2030, there is still an existing gap in access to Information and Communiations Technology (ICT) education between men and women, boys, and girls. The SDG goal five pushes countries to achieve gender equality …

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Government is working towards harnessing space technology for development – Bawumia

Government will soon pass the Ghana Space Policy to harness space technology for socio-economic development. The policy will support efforts by the Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute to explore the space industry for accelerated national growth. Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia announced this on Friday in Accra at the closing …

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The best digital tools to win the hearts of consumers

The digital revolution has brought with it a radical change in the relationship between the individual and his or her reference brand, between the company and the public, and has also drastically changed the laws of internal governance in the various corporate offices. The human capital available to companies, over …

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Possibilities for mobile roaming services increasing in rural areas

Government, through the Ministry of Communications and Digitalization is currently rolling the Ghana Rural Telephony and Digital Inclusion Project (GRT&DIP) Network initiatives, also known as RURALCOM. These major policy initiatives are being spearheaded by Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC). Mr Prince Sefah, the Administrator of GIFEC said deploying …

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KNUST leads project for responsible use of Artificial Intelligence

A scientific project designed to strengthen capacities in the responsible utilisation of artificial intelligence (AI) has started at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). Dubbed: “Responsible Artificial Intelligence Lab (RAIL),” the project is being hosted by the University to support the most vulnerable communities in Ghana, Senegal, …

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Ghana starts E-Levy today

The Minority in Parliament walked out during the debate on the Electronic Transactions Bill (E-Levy), there are some lawsuits against its implementation and the public has largely opposed it, but today May 1, 2022, the Ghana government has gone ahead to start charging the tax. The E-Levy imposes an additional …

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Mobile Money Agents Association urges members to comply with implementation of E-levy

Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana has called on members to comply with the implementation of the Electronic Transfer Levy (E-levy), which starts today, Sunday May 1, 2022. A statement from the Association appealed to members to continue public education on the new tax to ” restore confidence in the …

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