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The Growing Threat of Email Scams to your Business [Article]


Overview Today’s digital frontier can be very much likened to the old days of the Wild West. In this present era identified by the ubiquitous nature of the Internet, cybercriminals are calling the shots; blazing new trails of increasing sophistication in cybercrime and profiting unscrupulously off the backs of unsuspecting victims who rarely know what hit them until it is ...

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Uche Ofodile appointed Africa Regional head for Facebook’s Express Wifi

Uche Ofodile

The former Chief Marketing Officer of Vodafone Ghana Uche Ofodile, has been appointed by Facebook as its Regional Head, Africa for Express Wi-Fi. Prior to taking over this position Uche Ofodile was the CEO of Tigo DRC. Her key role at her new position – Express Wi-Fi will be to help expand connectivity to underserved locations around the world through ...

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Telecom operators kick against tax on mobile money

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Telecom operators have strongly opposed any attempt by the government to tax mobile money services in the country. They argue that the move will be shooting down government’s efforts at achieving a cashlite economy. The Head of Mobile Money at MTN Ghana, Eli Hini speaking to Citi Business News on the matter said, “I think for the customer, it is ...

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FX losses impact phone sales in Ghana – Samsung

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 Ghana’s foreign exchange volatilities continue to impact pricing of products on the Ghanaian market, Samsung Ghana has revealed. According to the company, the foreign exchange losses plus high importation charges have led to the relative increases in prices compared to other countries within the sub-region. Though the Marketing Manager in charge of IT and Mobile at Samsung Ghana, Tracy Kyei ...

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Sibton Switch defends GH¢4.6 bn BoG contract

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Sibton Switch Systems has defended the 4. 6 billion cedis cost for the establishment of an interoperable platform for mobile money transactions in Ghana. According to the company, the quality and extent of services provided for by the platform, guaranteed its selection by the Bank of Ghana. “It’s a long term infrastructure; it’s a retail payment system that does not ...

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Huawei, MTN launch Huawei MATE 9


Huawei Ghana has collaborated with telecommunication company MTN to launch the Huwaei Mate 9 phone. Speaking at the launch, the Southern Africa Regional Device President of Huawei Technologies Ltd, Mr. Long Feing stated that MTN was chosen as a partner due to the company’s drive for excellent delivery. “The MATE 9 is here to offer a premium Smartphone experience by ...

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We’ll extend deadline for digital migration if … – Ursula Ekuful

Ursula Owusu Ekuful - Communications Minister

Government’s inability to complete the sale of the second 4G spectrum may compel it to extend the September 2017 deadline for the complete migration from analogue to digital platform. This is the indication from the Minister Nominee for Communications, Ursula Owusu Ekuful. According to her, the development may put a strain on government’s funding to support the infrastructure needed to ...

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We are not exiting Ghana – Airtel

Lucy Quist - Managing Director, Airtel Ghana

Telecom operator, Airtel, has dismissed recent reports that it has commenced plans to exit Ghana. Earlier media reports suggested that Airtel had commenced moves to exit fourteen African countries including Ghana, Nigeria and Rwanda due to poor performance. The reports were attributed to Bharti Airtel’s Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal. But a statement issued by Bharti Airtel and copied to Citi ...

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Hello Kigali: Technology to drive business growth in Ghana

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Business Leaders in the public as well as private sector partaking in Hello Kigali, Citi FM’s business tour are projecting a significant increase in the use of technology in business operations in Ghana in the short to medium term. They believe ICT has been underutilized in Ghana in propelling business growth despite significant inroads made in it; on certain fronts. ...

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Expresso workers head to NCA over salary arrears

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Workers of Telecommunication Company, Expresso, have disclosed to Citi Business News they will file an official complaint with the National Communications Authority (NCA) over the failure of the telecom company to pay them salaries owned them. According to the workers, the non-payment of their salaries for over 2 years has compelled them to make the move to ensure their remuneration ...

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