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Information lives on the internet forever – Cybersecurity Expert

By Charles Sarpong Amponsah. A Cybersecurity Expert, David Gyedu, has cautioned Ghanaians to be careful of cyber threats in order to protect their data and information from theft, damage, and attacks. His warning comes after the increasing reliance on the internet...

Facebook harms children and weakens democracy: ex-employee

A former Facebook employee has told US lawmakers that the company's sites and apps "harm children, stoke division and weaken our democracy". Frances Haugen, a 37-year-old former product manager turned whistleblower, heavily criticised the company at a hearing on Capitol...

Africa needs to develop its Social Media Platform- Ken Ashigbe

By Nathaniel Nartey Facebook: Nathaniel Nartey Twitter: @Annertey_Nartey Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Telecommunications Companies, Ken Ashigbe has called for the creation of local social media platforms and applications. This is in response to the unexpected shut down of Facebook, WhatsApp...

Youth in Volta Region schooled on mobile apps. development

By: Elorm Yao Aryee The Head of ICT Department at the Ho Technical University and Director for Centre of Education Research and Training, Mawuli Agbenorto has advised youth and stakeholders in the digital innovation space to conduct regular needs assessments...

Instagram for kids paused after backlash

Plans to make an "Instagram experience" for under-13s, dubbed Instagram Kids, have been paused. Facebook would use the time to listen to "parents, experts, policymakers and regulators", Instagram head Adam Mosseri wrote. It follows leaked internal research the Wall Street Journal...

MTN partnering government to achieve national digitization agenda

Multinational Telecommunications Network (MTN) has pledged its commitment to partner with the government to achieve the country’s digitization Agenda. Mr Selorm Adadevor Chief Executive Officer of MTN who stated this said the strategy was to digitize Africa’s economy of which...

Energy Ministry promotes electric cars in Ghana

By Rebekah Awuah. The Energy Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy has rolled out an E- mobile initiative as part of the “Drive Electric Initiative” aimed at promoting electric vehicles on Ghana’s roads. Launching the project in Accra, the...

China declares all crypto-currency transactions illegal

China's central bank has announced that all transactions of crypto-currencies are illegal, effectively banning digital tokens such as Bitcoin. "Virtual currency-related business activities are illegal financial activities," the People's Bank of China said, warning it "seriously endangers the safety of...

Scale up your business with modern technology

Mr Courage Asase, Managing Director, Ho Node Hub, a digital tech lab, has advised start-ups to make use of modern technology to scale up their business. He said the world was gradually gravitating towards digitisation, and everything including businesses were...

iPhone users can finally download iOS 15

Apple officially made iOS 15 available to everyone on Monday. The latest software update was announced back in June at Apple's WWDC event, and was only available in beta until now. With the release of the iPhone 13, the fully...

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Septuagenarian Afua Akoto receives assistance from GBC

By: Beatrice Senadju GBC News has paid a surprise visit to Septuagenarian, Afua Akoto in the Ashanti Region. Afua...

GBC trains some staff of Liberian Broadcasting Service

By: Celestin Avi Some staff of the Liberian Broadcasting Service, the public broadcaster in Liberia, have ended a five-day training programme at the Ghana Broadcasting...

Oblogo M/A Basic and JHS in need of educational infrastructure

By: Oforiwa Darko The story about the quality of basic education and its impact on the future of the pupils may be good for some...

World Food Program, Japanese Govt. support Ghana’s nutrition improvement campaign with $4.5Million

By: Yvonne Atilego To support Ghana’s nutrition improvement drive, the Japanese Government and the  World Food Programme have signed a 4  point 5 million dollar Agreement. The initiative,...

Mahama in Central Region, still pushing for electoral reforms

Former President John Dramani Mahama, says even though the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was not happy with the conduct of the 2020 elections, it...