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MTN sanctions 7,000 MoMo agents for violating ‘No ID, No cash out’ policy

About 7,000 Mobile Money Agents of MTN have had their Wallets or accounts suspended by the company for their non-compliance with the new mobile money withdrawal security mechanism. MTN Mobile Money introduced a directive to all its Agents to the...

Toshiba president steps down amid $20bn buyout bid

Toshiba's chief executive resigned on Wednesday amid controversy over a $20bn (£14.5bn) buyout bid from private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners. A statement from the Japanese conglomerate gave no reason for Nobuaki Kurumatani's resignation. However, he had faced criticism from activist...

U.S. senator bill to ban five biggest U.S. tech companies from buying anything ever again

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, a Republican who has been a staunch critic of Big Tech, said on Monday he has introduced a bill that would ban all mergers and acquisitions by any company with a market value greater $100...

Twitter begins hiring as it sets up operations in Ghana

Twitter’s mission is to serve the public conversation, and it’s essential, for the world and for Twitter, to increase the number of people who feel comfortable participating in it. To do this, we need to make it easier for...

Akufo-Addo welcomes choice of Ghana as headquarters for Twitter’s Africa operations

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has described Twitter's announcement to set up its first African presence in Ghana as "excellent news". He said Ghana welcomes the announcement and the confidence reposed in the West African country. "Gov’t and Ghanaians welcome...

Social media reacts to Twitter’s announcement to open HQ in Ghana

American microblogging and social networking, Twitter has announced that the company has chosen Ghana as its regional headquarters for Africa. Ghanaians have welcomed the announcement by Twitter and expressed their excitement over the news, with some saying it's an opportunity...

Twitter to set up first African presence in Ghana

Twitter has announced that the company would be setting up a presence in Africa. “Twitter is now present on the continent. Thank you, Ghana and Nana Akufo-Addo,” Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, via a tweet today, said. 🇬🇭 Twitter is now present...

11 Ways To Increase Laptop Battery Life

A battery for a laptop is like oxygen for human beings. And why not, since you bought a laptop just so you could use it while you are traveling but if its battery conks out in the middle, won’t...

Cyber security centre opened in Kumasi

A cyber security centre to train personnel of corporate institutions on how to protect important organizational data from falling into the hands of cyber fraudsters has been inaugurated at a ceremony in Kumasi the Ashanti regional capital. Stakeholders in the...

Apple reportedly developing an Apple TV with a built-in camera and speaker

Apple is reportedly developing a new TV accessory that combines elements of its Apple TV with a HomePod speaker and camera for video calls, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Alongside it, Apple is also said to be...

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Police grab National Security imposter at Enchi

The Western North Regional Police Command in collaboration with the National Security Operatives in the Region have arrested a...

Institute for Energy Security projects reduction in diesel price

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) is projecting a reduction in the price of diesel on the domestic market during the second pricing window. Petrol...

29-year-old trader gets 20-year jail term for robbing IMF Country Director

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a 29-year-old trader to 20 years imprisonment for pulling a machete on the Country Director of the International...

No recruitment tension at Foreign Affairs Ministry – Director

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has denied claims of tension brewing within the ministry as a result of "inappropriate recruitment, promotion...

“National Consensus must promote responsible viable small-scale mining” – President Akufo-Addo

“Out of this maiden consultative dialogue, I hope we will build a national consensus around a national policy on small scale mining, that promotes...