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October 19, 2017 12:06 AM Akufo-Addo gov’t is the best since Fourth Republic

Dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the Ashesi University College, Prof. Stephen Adei says the Akufo-Addo government has distinguished itself as the best since the nation returned to constitutional rule. According to him, the administration of Nana Akufo-Addo after being in office for under a year has rolled out some desirable policies that will transform 27

October 18, 2017 4:20 PM Criminals Can’t Hide Under Digital Property Addressing System

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communication, on Wednesday said information collected for the National Digital Property Addressing System would be kept under lock and key. According to her the system would also make it difficult for criminals to hide in the country as well as prevent them from accessing or hacking any data. Speaking at the launch 45

October 18, 2017 3:22 PM Akufo-Addo Launches National Digital Property Addressing System

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the National Digital Property Addressing System, “ghanapostGPS”, describing it as a “move ever closer to realizing our vision of formalising the Ghanaian economy.” Launching the event at the Accra International Conference Centre on Wednesday, President Akufo-Addo noted that the informal nature of Ghana’s 45

October 18, 2017 2:53 PM Government to mobilise to close infrastructure gap

Accra. Oct. 18, GNA - Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Monday, said government would mobilise domestic and regional resources to close the infrastructure gap and other national needs in view of the dwindling overseas development aid to Ghana. He said sourcing international aid had become volatile because taxpayers of development partners had become 32

October 18, 2017 4:00 AM Study reveals low level of competency amongst children

A study has revealed low levels of competency in the areas of reading and numeracy skills amongst children of school going age in three districts in the Northern Region. The study surveyed 60 enumeration areas in Kpandai, Sagnarigu and Sawla/Tuna/Kalba Districts covering 1,158 households and 60 schools where 3,209 children aged three to 15 years were reached 31

October 15, 2017 5:49 AM 5 best practices in cybersecurity for businesses

2017 was the year when cyber attacks finally became front-page fodder for Indian news media. It is little surprise that this coincided with the country becoming the second largest smartphone market. The lure of India for cybercriminals has never been as high and with the government embarking on their massive digital transformation project, it will become 55

October 14, 2017 1:48 PM Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision

President Donald Trump's decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that was benefiting roughly 6 million Americans helps fulfill a campaign promise, but it also risks harming some of the very people who helped him win the presidency. Nearly 70 percent of those benefiting from the so-called cost-sharing subsidies live in states Trump won last November 70

October 13, 2017 7:45 AM Focus on breast cancer awareness

Women are being reminded early detection of breast cancer can save lives, as Hedland prepares to turn the town pink for Pink Ribbon Day in the coming weeks. There will be many activities packed into the breakfast at Gateway Village in South Hedland, including live entertainment, live and silent auctions, lucky dips, and prizes for the best dressed male and female 59

October 13, 2017 7:09 AM Liberia election first results: Weah takes early lead

Monrovia - Former international soccer star George Weah has taken an early lead in Liberia's presidential election as the West African nation begins releasing provisional results. The National Election Commission data shared late on Thursday show Weah ahead in 14 of Liberia's 15 counties while Vice President Joseph Boakai leads in his home county, Lofa. With 20 candidates 75

October 12, 2017 7:01 PM Cyber Security Week launched to create awareness on cybercrime

Accra, Oct. 12, GNA — The Ministry of Communications on Thursday launched the National Cyber Security Week to scale-up public awareness on cybercrime and sensitise the populace on the country’s preparedness to deal with the phenomenon. The Week-long programme would commence from October 23 to October 27, 2017, under the patronage of President Nana Addo Dankwa 50