$19 Million lost to cybercriminals in 2020; $239,609,224 million in 5 years

An amount of USD $19 Million was lost to cyber crooks in 1,097 cases reported at the Cybercrime Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in 2020. The figure excludes cybercrime-related cases being investigated in other police jurisdictions countrywide. In the last five years, a whopping $239,609,224.01 million has been stolen by cyberpunks under numerous […]

GH¢10 billion package earmarked to support entrepreneurship – Finance Minister

The government is rolling out a GH¢10-billion package over three years as support for start-up businesses and youth entrepreneurship ventures in the country. In line with this, the government, through the E-Levy, proposes to use GH¢1 billion each year to catalyse an ecosystem to create one million jobs. In partnership with its development partners, the […]

GIJ to start MPhil, PhD programmes

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) will start a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programme next academic year to help train more lecturers for teaching and research in media studies. The institute also intends to add a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme once the MPhil programme gets underway. The Deputy Rector of GIJ, […]

Dr. Bawumia is right; The poor and vulnerable are exempted from  E-levy: Razak Kojo Opoku asserts

After Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta’s 2022 Budget presentation, as usual, some critics by every means want to engage in vile propaganda against Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. This time around, these critics are using a suggestion by Dr. Bawumia. It would be recalled that in an interview with Kwame Sefa Kayi, Dr. Bawumia said that […]

Telecommunications Chamber to engage government on electronic transaction levy – Ken Ashigbey

The Telecommunications Chamber has stated that it will engage the government on the newly introduced electronic transaction levy to ensure all-inclusive digital transactions at all levels. According to Chief Executive Officer of the Telecommunications Chamber, Kenneth Ashigbey, the government did not engage the telecommunications industry before introducing the new levy. “So far as this particular […]