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Cyber security expert urges organisations to prioritise cyber defense

Accra, Oct 25, GNA – Mr Philemon Hini, the Head of Technical Operation, e-Crime Bureau, has urged organisations to build their capacities, as well as develop and train their Information and Communication Technology personnel to protect their cyber space from attacks. He said this was against the backdrop of many reports pointing to increasing cyber-attacks […]

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PURC urges ECG to provide adequate electricity poles for communities

Koforidua, Oct 25, GNA- The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has urged the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to provide adequate electricity poles for rural communities to prevent unauthorised interconnections and for consumers to have their own meters. PURC made this observation during an outreach education and monitoring programme at some communities in the Birim […]

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Law & Crime Science and Technology Social News

Create adequate awareness on Cyber Crime vulnerabilities- Expert

Winkongo,Oct 18, GNA- Dr. Herbert Gustav Yankson, Director in charge of Cyber Crime Unit at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) headquarters has noted that Ghana’s vulnerabilities and lack of awareness of risks in the internet space was worrying. He said it was contributory to increases in cyber fraud cases in the country and exposed Ghanaians […]

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Science and Technology

Japanese Nano Technology Company to establish plant in Ghana

Accra, Oct. 17, GNA – M-TEchX Inc, a Japanese Nano Technology Company, is to establish a plant in Ghana to produce Nano fibre for oil and gas and medical cleaning. The company would partner Waste Management companies to collect the plastic waste generated as a raw material for the production of the nano fibre. Nano […]

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CSIR-SARI tests new groundnut genotypes for savanna zone

Wa, Oct 16, GNA – The Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research-Savannah Agriculture Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) is currently testing several varieties of drought resistant and oleate groundnut genotypes for cultivation in the savannah ecological zone. The new groundnut varieties which included ICGV07273, ICGV07270, ICGV15003 and ICGV15008 would be of high yielding quality and pest resistant. […]

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Africa Education Science and Technology

Earthquake-prone African nations urged to improve risk assessment

Accra, Sept. 10, GNA – Madam Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, a Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, on Monday called for improved risk assessment and effective disaster mitigation measures to ensure sustainable development in earthquake-prone countries. She said there was the need for re-evaluation of the seismic hazard assessment of African countries, to improve building codes […]