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Ghanaian internet users spend five hours daily on mobile phones- Cyber Security Authority

Dr Albert Antwi-Boasiako, Acting Director-General of the Cyber Security Authority (CSA), says in Ghana, the average time spent per internet user on mobile phones alone is about five hours daily. He also said internet penetration has increased exponentially from 2.31...

Government begins processes for energy transition

A member of the National Energy Transition Committee (NETC), Mr Callistus Nero, says the Government has started stakeholder engagement for the transition from fossil-based fuel to zero carbon. He said highlights of the Committee's engagement with the stakeholders include securing...

WhatsApp will no longer work on these iPhone models

Some iPhone users with WhatsApp accounts have just over a month to upgrade their Apple devices or face losing the ability to use the messaging app for good. Meta, which owns WhatsApp, has confirmed that it will be dropping support...

Twitter is finally testing an edit button

By: Seli Baisie Twitter, American microblogging and social networking company, has announced that it is testing an edit button. The announcement comes after years of user requests for such a feature. In a post on Thursday, September 1, 2022, the company said,...

Artificial Intelligence is driving global digital revolution – Deputy Communication Minister

Madam Ama Pomaa Boateng, the Deputy Minister of Communication and Digitalisation, says   Artificial Intelligence (AI) is now driving the global digital revolution and solving problems and challenges for emerging economies. AI is  the ability of a computer or a...

How do you trace your stolen or snatched phone?

Story by Nana Ama Gyapong The Chief Executive Officer of DK Cyber, David Gyedu has revealed that immediately one notices their cell phones has been taken, they have to, first of all, use the phone closer to them to track...

Any information you put on social media can be used against you in future- CEO of DK Cyber Zone Gh

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Social media helps us to connect with the world, but it also comes with risks, like account takeovers, and links or scams that lead to risky sites. Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat have...

Vice President Bawumia announces use of space technology to monitor Ghana’s water resources

By Mercy Darko Government says it will leverage space technology systems to monitor and protect water resources to maintain its worth and quality. This comes on the back of the fight against illegal mining activities which are threatening the country's...

Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications institutes reward package for informants

Story by Isaac Asare (IA) The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has instituted a Reward Package for persons that provide information leading to the arrest of miscreants involved in the theft of Telecommunication Equipment at cell sites. Chief Executive Officer of the...

Social media users react to Elon Musk taking over Twitter

By: Seli Baisie According to a report by the New York Times, Elon Musk is nearing a deal to buy Twitter. The two sides are currently negotiating and Twitter may announce the $44 billion deal later on Monday, April 25, 2022...

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Western Region loses another Imam

By Marie Aziz Tunde The demise of the Western Regional Imam, Alhaji Sanni Abdullah Bawa, has been reported. The sad event...

Ghana’s Legendary Bronze Medalist, Prince Amartey, dies aged 78

By Tilda Acorlor. Ghana's boxer and Bronze Medalist at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Prince Amartey, has passed on at age 78. He died on...

New York: Predictable and sustainable financing key to winning battle against terrorism

By Edward Nyarko “Africa today carries the largest share of the international peace and security burden, which in fact should be a global responsibility,” says...

Fitch downgrades Ghana from ‘CCC’ to ‘CC’

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Ghana’s Long-Term Local- and Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to ‘CC’, from ‘CCC’. Fitch typically does not assign Outlooks to issuers...

Ghana suffered 3-0 defeat to Brazil in pre-World Cup friendly

Ghana suffered a 3-0 defeat in the hands of five-time world champions Brazil during a friendly match at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre,...