Category: Technology

Freight Forwarders, Shipping Lines Welcome Postponement Of CTN Policy

Emmanuel Kofi Nti - Commissioner General GRA

Some Freight forwarders, shipping lines and the Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana have welcomed the Ghana Revenue Authority’s decision to postpone the implementation of the Cargo Traffic Note (CTN) policy to 15th October, 2018. The policy, which was expected to be rolled out on September 1, 2018, has been […]

Chief Blockchain Union Launched In Ghana

Mr Libin (Middle) flanked by other partners

A new technology that seeks to develop solutions to challenges facing nations, the Blockchain Technology, according to Mr. Libin an associate partner of Chief Blockchain Union in China is a technology that guarantees digital trust which can be applied to address the challenges at different sections of the country’s supply […]

MTN  Ghana organizes media training  dubbed “ Bright Story Series

Ghana’s leading telecommunications service provider, MTN Ghana  has organized a one-day training for new and traditional media practitioners dubbed “The Bright Story Series”. The Bright Story Series is a part of the company’s media development programmes instituted by the Corporate Communications department a few years ago. The first of several […]

Digital credit scoring is paving the way to more affordable microloans in East Africa

More than 2.5 billion people around the world – many of them in Africa – lack formal identification that enables them to access to financial and government services, according to the United Nations and the ID2020 project. What’s more, less than 10% of adults ( in low and middle-income countries […]

MTN Ghana Launches Fibre Broadband Services

Mr. William Tetteh Acting CEO of MTN Ghana

MTN, Ghana’s leading Telecommunications Company in voice and data services has launched its fibre broadband service in Accra. MTN Fibre Broadband service provides high-speed internet access and can facilitate live streaming of online TV channels or Video on Demand, home and office automation including security services, among others. Speaking at […]

MTN Takes Coverage To Rural Communities In Ghana

Ghana’s leading telecommunications company, MTN Ghana, has extended its coverage of wireless mobile telephony to include 130 underserved and unserved communities in nine regions across the country as part of the roll out for 2017. The regional breakdown of the new cell sites includes Ashanti –  16, Brong Ahafo   –  […]

GPHA Tests Its Emergency Fire Evacuation Response With A Simulation Exercise

As part of their mandate in ensuring optimum safety at Ghana’s ports and its environs, the Fire and Safety department of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has conducted a fire simulation exercise at the Tema Shipyard and the Tema Port administration block. The simulation exercises were to test how […]

Ursula Owusu: Ghana Post’s Robust GPS Can Withstand Cyber Attack

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful

The Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has made a case for how robust the recently launched Ghana Post GPS system is. According to her, enough measures have been put in place to prevent any external intrusion or hacking. Speaking to claims by some tech analysts that the data of Ghanaians […]