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Cyber-attack: Stop downloading free software – Experts

Businesses in Ghana have been advised to invest in quality software to protect them from potential cyber-attacks. This comes in the wake of the WannaCry ransomware attack which affected over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in over 150 countries last weekend. A cyber-security expert and an ethical-hacker, Dr. Peter Tobin …

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Australian High Commission organises indigenous textiles fashion show

In celebration of its National Reconciliation Week, the Australian High Commission in Ghana has announced a fashion extravaganza for stakeholders fashion industry. The event dubbed “Indigenous Textiles Fashion Show” will come off on June 3, at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra. The event will be organised in partnership with the Board of …

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Validation of all public sector workers to be completed by June 2

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) is expected to complete the validation process for all public sector workers between May 29 and June 2. All workers affected by the recent clean-up of the payroll are, therefore, expected to fill SSNIT in on their details for re-enrollment between Monday, …

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Monetary Policy Committee likely to maintain rate at 23.5%

GN Research expects Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to keep the Monetary Policy Rate at 23.5 percent, due to a positive trend in inflation outlook, a stable currency, an improved investor confidence and the general positive outlook for the economy. The (MPC) of the Central Bank is set to announce a …

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UCC sued over suspension of 22 students

The Alumni of the Atlantic Hall has dragged the management of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) to court over its decision to suspend 22 students of the hall. Management of the university over the weekend found 22 students culpable over clashes that ensued in the university during a hall …

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Mahama in India to speak at AfDB annual meeting

Former President John Dramani Mahama is in India to attend the 52nd Annual Meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group. The meetings under the theme: Transforming Agriculture for Wealth Creation in Africa, which begins today Monday, May 22, will end on May 26, 2017. A statement from the office …

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Gov’t worried about Alavanyo-Nkonya killings – VR Minister

The Volta regional minister, Dr. Archibald Letsa, said Monday that the region’s Security Council is worried about the recent scourge of killings in the conflict prone Alavanyo-Nkonya townships. More disturbing, he added, is the unwillingness of residents of the aforementioned communities to assist security agencies to apprehend the perpetrators. The …

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