Sunday, September 15, 2019

J Initiative partners World Vision, Facebook, et al to celebrate “Safer Internet Day”

On 7th February, 2017, J Initiative partnered with World Vision International, Facebook, Tigo, Vodafone, Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Open Learning, Ghana Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-Ghana) and Department of Children, among others...

IBM to train 25 million Africans for free to build workforce

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) is ramping up its digital-skills training program to accommodate as many as 25 million Africans in the next five years, looking toward building a future workforce on the continent. The...

Tigo calls for greater collaboration on child online protection

Mobile Network Operator, Tigo, has called on stakeholders, including internet service providers, policy makers, security agencies, child rights activists, parents and the media to help make the internet a safer and better place, especially...

Vodafone, Tigo mark Safer Internet Day 2017

Two of Ghana’s major telecommunication networks – Vodafone and Tigo – joined other stakeholders to mark Safer Internet Day 2017 celebration in Ghana Tuesday. The day was marked by route matches, fora and awareness sessions...

Facebook in court over refugee selfie fake news stories

Syrian refugee Anas Modamani is suing Facebook after a selfie he took with Chancellor Angela Merkel was used in fake news stories. A court in Wurzburg, Germany, heard opening remarks from lawyers representing both sides. Mr...

TV maker unlawfully tracked viewing habits

TV maker Vizio has agreed to pay out $2.2m in order to settle allegations it unlawfully collected viewing data on its customers.The US Federal Trade Commission said the company’s smart TV technology had captured...

Facebook rallies partners to unite for a safer Internet

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) and Facebook has launched a series of initiatives to help make the Internet a safer and better place for people across Africa, especially children and the youth. Facebook...

Akufo-Addo Most Influential Public Figure on Social Media

President Nana Akufo-Addo has beaten competition from 2015 frontrunner, Kofi Annan, to emerge the 2016 Most Influential Public Figure on Social Media in the Ghana Social Media Rankings spearheaded by Avance Media, CliQAfrica and...

MTN Ghana launches Huawei Mate 9

MTN Ghana, the country’s leading telecommunications service provider, in partnership with Huawei Technologies, a global leader in the technology industry, has announced the launch of Huawei Mate 9. Huawei Mate 9 is a high-end smart...

Twitter staff give $1m to fight Trump order

Staff at social media company Twitter have donated more than $1m (£790,000) to the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU has pledged to fight President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on refugees and immigrants from seven...