Internet safety children and teens should observe

Posted by - February 21, 2020

Everyone is getting hooked with the online world especially the younger ones: children and teens. Many parents are concerned about their kids spending too much time on the internet in an unhealthy and unsafe way, not to mention the addiction they may be in. As we pushed on to these modern times, our technology is

What We Know About The “New” ECG Power App

Posted by - February 19, 2020

Today, the official ECG app was unveiled and rolled out to customers. The app which gives customers the ability to buy prepaid and postpaid credit for their electricity meters. Dubbed the “ECG Power App”, it’s currently available on the Google Playstore as well as the iOS Store. Here’s what we know about the new ECG

Mobile Web Ghana to host Africa Digital Skills Conference in July

Posted by - February 17, 2020

Mobile Web Ghana and its partners are gearing up to host this year’s Africa Digital Skills Conference happening in July. The three-day conference dubbed: “Digital Skills for future jobs,” will be held in the Bank of Ghana Conference Hall, at the University of Ghana. It is expected to provide opportunities for students, entrepreneurs, institutions and

Nokia decides to ditch the Mobile World Congress 2020

Posted by - February 13, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]Nokia is the latest global tech giant to pull the plug on the Mobile World Congress 2020 in Barcelona, Spain, amidst fears surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak. They now join the likes of Sony, Amazon, LG, Erricson and others who have also made the decision to ditch the event. ICYMI: The World Mobile Congress

WhatsApp Reaches 2-Billion Users Worldwide

Posted by - February 13, 2020

WhatsApp has quickly amassed another 500-million users in just 2 years and now has about 2-billion users, reports My Broadband. This latest tally comes from the messaging service about 6 years since they were acquired by Facebook Inc. for $19-billion. This latest statistic solidly places WhatsApp as the largest messaging platform on Earth though with

Facebook partners with 9 African organisations for Safer Internet

Posted by - February 12, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]Facebook is partnering with nine non-profit organisations and government agencies throughout sub-Saharan Africa to raise awareness about Internet safety and security for Safer Internet Day, celebrated on 11 February with the theme “Together for a better Internet”. The partners Facebook is working with this year include: Digify Africa, South Africa Phambano Technology Development

AITI-KACE collaborates with Ghana National Association of ICT Teachers to boost subject in schools

Posted by - February 12, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]The Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) as a means to support ICT education in Ghanaian schools has begun collaborative engagements with the Ghana National Association of ICT Teachers (GNAIT). As part of the on-going process, the centre hosted members of GNAIT to present to them NYANSAPO, Ghana’s first indigenous

Government won’t shut, restrict social media access on Election Day – Ursula Owusu

Posted by - February 10, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]The Communications Minister has said government has no intention of shutting social media on Election Day, neither is there a plan to restrict access to it. Allaying such fears, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful said despite some malicious persons’ using it for the wrong activities it is not ideal “to throw away the baby with the bathwater.” “You

Twitter plans to effectively ban fake media

Posted by - February 5, 2020

Twitter announced this week that it is making a move on deceptive photos and videos being posted to the platform. In an official statement from the company, writers Yoel Roth and Ashita Achuthan say that users will no longer be able to share manipulated media that is likely to hurt other users. And from now