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Court throws out GIBA case against NCA

The suit of Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) challenging the National Communication Authority’s (NCA) introduction of conditional access to Free to Air-Television policy has been thrown out by the Supreme Court. The seven-member panel unanimously held that the original jurisdiction of court was not properly invoked by GIBA. GIBA this …

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Huawei launches nova 7i in Ghana

Huawei has unveiled its long-awaited ‘nova 7i’, the newest addition to the popular HUAWEI nova series in Ghana, with a powerful Mid-range and 48MP Quad AI Camera. It also comes with an outstanding performance powered by a 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge. Following the sleek design and innovative philosophies of the nova …

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We have handed over all data to GRA – GCNet

The Management of Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) says it has handed over all data from year 2002 to May 31, 2020 to the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in the requisite format. The management said the data was transformable, manageable, acceptable and transportable to any …

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NIA issues over nine million Ghana cards to qualified Ghanaians

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has so far issued 9,050,346 Ghana cards to qualified Ghanaians out of 11,034,174 printed cards since the mass registration exercise started on April 29, 2019. The Authority is expected to issue about 16.7 million cards to qualified Ghanaians by the end of the mass registration …

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Ghana government says to ensure level playing field in telecommunications market

The National Communications Authority (NCA) will in the coming days begin the implementation of specific policies to ensure a level-playing field for all network operators within the telecommunications industry. Government, through the Ministry of Communications, has directed the NCA to enforce the provisions of the Electronic Communications (EC) Act 2008 …

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Mobile renewal of health insurance in Ghana increases by 80%

Mr Bernard Brown, Greater Accra Regional Director of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has said that there has been 80 percent increase in mobile renewal cases in the NHIS as at March 31, 2020. “Mobile renewal has decreased crowded offices, long queue due to this innovation, making it easier to …

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The regulatory compliance of FinTech in Ghana

Background The digitalization of financial services has been on the rise globally, partly to support the financial inclusion agenda as well as to address the changing needs of customers. This call to advance financial inclusion across the globe especially in developing and emerging economies has rendered the issue of regulatory …

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Digitise all government essential services to reduce corruption – Participants

Participants at a stakeholders’ consultation on anti-corruption by political parties are demanding that the parties commit to ensure the digitisation of all government essential services as a step towards reducing corruption when voted into power. They are also demanding a policy that would ensure that all agencies mandated to fight …

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ISOC Ghana gets new executive committee

A four-member executive committee of the Internet Society Ghana Chapter (ISOC Ghana) has been inaugurated in Accra to steer the affairs of the Society for the next two years. Mr Francis Acquah Amaning, a Systems Administrator at the Domain Name Registry, is the President of the executive committee. Members include …

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