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Technology

Women’s mobile phones have 64% germs – Research finds

Mobile users handle their devices in several ways and in different environments. This can lead to increased contamination by various germs that may cause health problems for users. But which groups of users are mostly at risk? A research by the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has …

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Government reduces talk tax from 9% to 5%

Government has reduced the Communication Service Tax (CST) from 9 percent to 5 percent. This is to last for six months, according to the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta. The Finance Minister said this on Thursday, July 23, 2020, when he presented the mid-year budget review in Parliament. “In the …

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MTN encourages customers to update their sim details

MTN Ghana is encouraging customers to update their Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) details to ensure all customer details are captured accurately by the company. In view of this, the network is sending messages via SMS to inform customers to update their SIM registration details. Customers will receive messages with a …

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Bank software hacked: GH¢46 million stolen

Six persons have been arrested in connection with the hacking of a universal bank in Accra, which led to the illegal transfer of GH¢46 million into accounts of eight persons in different banks. The Cyber Crime Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service arrested a …

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MTN to sue NCA over attempts to ‘disrupt’ its market share

Telecommunication giant, MTN Ghana has begun processes to contest the National Communications Authority’s (NCA) move to declare the company as a Significant Market Power (SMP). Earlier this month, the government, in its quest to ensure “proper and healthy competition” in the telecommunication sector, directed the National Communication Authority (NCA) to …

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