Monday, August 19, 2019

2019 Social Media Week Accra launched

The 3rd edition of Social Media Week Accra organized by Interactive Media has been launched. The Social Media Week campaign is a global initiative which emerged from London moving to New York and finding its...

New media is misrepresenting women in Africa: what feminists can do

When computer technology made electronic communication possible, the “new media” emerged: email, chat rooms, blogs, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and so much more. It looked, perhaps, like a fresh new public space in which to...

Huawei announces $54bn revenue and 23% increase for first half of 2019

Huawei announced its business results for the first half of 2019:  USD $58.34 billion in revenue, a 23.2% increase over the same period last year. The company’s net profit margin for H1 2019 was...

Cybersecurity bill will secure Ghana’s digital ecosystem – Ursula

Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu Ekuful, has said Ghana’s continuous efforts to digitize calls for “a concerted effort to protect our digital infrastructure to avoid malicious infiltration.” Speaking at a one-day workshop on  the draft cybersecurity...

Govt to deploy PKI system to expansively protect Ghana’s digital space

Government has announced plans to deploy a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) system aimed at comprehensively protecting transactions and interactions on the country’s digital space. Ghanaian businesses are becoming ever more dependent on digital information and...

Surfline widens distribution channels through Shell shops

Surfline Communications Limited, Ghana’s premier 4G LTE internet service provider, is getting closer to you with increased channels to buy your new 4G LTE devices and top up your existing account. “We are happy to...

Ghana partners Council of Europe  to mitigate  disruptive impact of AI technologies

Ghana’s Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu Ekuful, l has held bilateral meetings with the Deputy Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, the Director of Information Society, Jan Kleijssen, the Head of the Cybercrime...

Ghana will get African countries to accede to Budapest Convention – Ursula

Ghana will lead efforts in Africa to encourage states, which have not acceded to the Budapest Convention on cybercrime to do so, Ghana’s Communications Minister has pledged. Speaking at the 21st plenary of the Cybercrime...

South Africa president backs Huawei over 5G move

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa backed Chinese technology giant Huawei on Friday at the 4IRSA digital economy summit in Johannesburg, where he outlined his government’s strategy to unlock economic opportunities in the digital era. Near the end...

AirtelTigo inducted into ‘GITTA Hall of Fame’ for pioneering innovation

Telecom operator AirtelTigo has been inducted into the “Hall of Fame” of the Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA) for its consistency in pioneering innovation in the telecommunications industry in Ghana. The honour on AirtelTigo...