Gov’t hints of sanctions against telcos defying CST directive

Gov’t hints of sanctions against telcos defying CST directive

The Communications Ministry has said Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) defying recent directives on the Communications Services Tax (CST) will be punished. Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, on Friday, issued a statement directing telecommunication companies in Ghana to stop the upfront deduction of the 9%

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Gov’t will not shut down social media – NCA

Gov’t will not shut down social media – NCA

The government on Monday debunked assertions that it will shut down all social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others, in the run-up to the 2020 Parliamentary and Presidential Elections. Mr Kevin Taylor, a Social Media Commentator and

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Communication Tax implementation making gov’t unpopular – Ursula Owusu

Communication Tax implementation making gov’t unpopular – Ursula Owusu

The mobile telecommunication companies’ “unprecedented” mode of implementing the Communication Service Tax (CST) is making the government unpopular, the Communications Minister has said. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful says it appears to be a deliberate attempt on the part of the telcos. She

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Microwaves, phones do not cause cancer

Microwaves, phones do not cause cancer

Mobile phones and microwave ovens are some of the electronic devices that have made life easier and simpler for consumers. However, there are claims that the use of electronic devices such as microwaves, laptops and mobile phones could expose users

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Radiation from tower masts, mobile phones pose no health hazards

Radiation from tower masts, mobile phones pose no health hazards

Derek Laryea, Head of Research and Communications, Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications.   Mobile phones have become vital to our lives and livelihoods. They’ve made it so much simpler, easier and cheaper to transact business, move money, conduct research for school

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MTN to take legal action against institutions on fiber cuts

MTN to take legal action against institutions on fiber cuts

Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) Ghana, has threatened to take legal action against institutions that destroy their fibre cables, resulting in poor network services. According to Mr Samuel Koranteng, Corporate Services Executive of MTN, they had recorded about 708 fibre cuts

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Does 5G pose health risks?

Does 5G pose health risks?

The 5G mobile network has been switched on in some UK cities and has led to questions about whether the new technology poses health risks.So what are the concerns, and is there any evidence to back them up?What’s different about

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22-year-old tech genius behind Uber, Instagram, Snapchat to receive award at the FACE List gala

22-year-old tech genius behind Uber, Instagram, Snapchat to receive award at the FACE List gala

Ghanaian-American tech mogul Iddris Sandu will be honored with the YACE (Rising Star) Award at the FACE List Awards gala during the 2019 Pan-African Weekend in New York City July 18-21st. Articulating his ideas with geometric complexity, Sandu, a visionary

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Video: Facebook love dangerous – Police warn

Video: Facebook love dangerous – Police warn

The Ghana Police Service has kick-started its online education series dubbed ‘Time with the Police’ on social media platforms Facebook and Twitter, as part of its quest to ensure a security-conscious populace. The maiden edition today, Tuesday, 9 July 2019

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Samsung sued over water-resistant phone claims

Samsung sued over water-resistant phone claims

Samsung is being sued by Australia’s consumer watchdog for allegedly making misleading claims about the water-resistant properties of its phones. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleges Samsung’s adverts made “false” claims about using its phones while swimming and surfing. The

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