Accra -THE private sector and government have been urged to collaborate and address the gender gap in mobile phone ownership and access to the internet in Ghana. There is a gender gap of approximately 16 percent in mobile phone ownership and 17 percent in the use of mobile money services, with an even higher gap of 56 percent in use of the internet. There are 2,5 million fewer women online than men in the country of 28 million. Mobile Special Group Association (popularly known as GSMA), however,
Accra -PLANS to grow young girls' capacity in information and communication technology skills in Ghana have received a major boost from a leading global electronics company. Some 40 employees from Samsung's headquarters in South Korea have gathered in Accra to take part in the company's annual Employee Volunteer Programme (EVP). The week-long initiative, which is aimed at empowering young girls with future-focused ICT skills, has been carried out in partnership with Better World. As part of this
Abuja -NIGERIAN football side, Enyimba, has rejected reports its goalkeeper, Fatau Dauda, punched a ball boy unconscious during a violence-marred match against Katsina United this past weekend. The altercation between the two was among a series of upheavals in the match which ended 2-1 in favour of the home side Katsina. On Tuesday, Enyimba defended the Ghanaian, having reviewed the match tape of the incident that occurred in the 84th minute. "Dauda simply sought, in the aftermath of Katsina United's
Accra -The Disciplinary Committee of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has imposed a life ban on Ghanaian match official, Joseph Odartei Lamptey, for his controversial handling of a the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal in November.
THE United Kingdom-based digital money transfer provider, SimbaPay, has announced the launch of its money transfer service to Ghana and Uganda. Using the SimbaPay app or website, these nationals living in Europe can now send money to mobile phones in Ghana or Uganda instantly. \"This is the perfect Christmas gift to Ghanaians and Ugandans living in Europe who have been asking when SimbaPay will expand coverage to their home countries\" says Nyasinga Onyancha, Chief Executive Officer for SimbaPay.
Accra -GHANA'S Criminal Investigations Department (CID) are investing a Nigerian and his Tunisian counterpart after they were allegedly found in possession of fake $100 notes equivalent to GH300 million.