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Google and Apple report jump in requests for user data

US government requests to Google for individuals’ data reached a six-year high in the first half of 2017, the company says. A report published last week said the country had sought details about 48,902 accounts – 24% more than over the last six months of 2016. Apple reported a 62% …

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Create ample public awareness about breast cancer – Dr. Wiafe

The President of Breast Care International (BCI), Dr Beatrice Wiafe Addai has called for an extensive public awareness creation of breast cancer in the fight against the disease which has claimed many lives of women out of ignorance. She said through the awareness, the public can be educated and sensitized …

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MTN FA Cup: Kotoko to meet rivals Hearts in final

Saddick Adam’s extra-time goal helped Asante Kotoko set a final date with rivals Hearts of Oak after a 1-0 victory over Medeama in the semi-final on Monday. A level and entertaining fixture with both teams out for the win was not decided till extra-time when Adams fired past Yaw Ansah to …

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MTN records highest ‘sub’ numbers to network in July – NCA report

Telecoms giant MTN consolidated its position as market leader by adding more subscribers to its base for the month of July, according to the latest National Communication Authority Telecoms subscriptions data. Breakdown At the end of July 2017, the total number of mobile voice subscriptions was 37,136,600. This represents a percentage …

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VRA board to pursue sale of thermal plants

The New Board of Directors of the Volta River Authority (VRA) has assured that it will smoothly complete the restructuring of the authority despite agitations from the Senior Staff members of the company. President Akufo-Addo through a cabinet decision directed the Ministry of Energy to sell all thermal plants as …

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Don’t pay for Nana Addo’s visit – O.B Amoah to MMDAs

The Deputy Minister for Local Government, O.B Amoah, has charged Metropolitan, Municipal,  and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Northern part of the country not to pay an amount of GH¢5,000 each as a contribution towards President Nana Akufo-Addo’s visit to those areas. The Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives’ (MMDCEs) caucus of …

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SHS placement ends, school heads to enroll students by Oct. 4

The Ghana Education Service (GES), has directed heads of Senior High Schools to enroll every student who has been placed in their schools and submit enrollment lists by October 4, 2017. This follows the completion of the placement of qualified of Junior High School (JHS) graduates into Senior High Schools …

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Ghanaians won’t elect MMDCEs in 2018 – O.B. Amoah

The millions of Ghanaians eagerly waiting to elect their Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs), could be disappointed because this may not happen, at least not within 24 months as the New Patriotic Party administration promised. This is because the procedures involved in making such positions electable have not yet …

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