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5 Women Owned Startups Awarded GHC285,000 In The Standard Chartered Women In Technology Programme
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5 Women Owned Startups Awarded GHC285,000 In The Standard Chartered Women In Technology Programme


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Standard Chartered Women in Technology Incubator programme has awarded GHC 57,000 each in seed funding to five women-led businesses to scale up their business operations.

The incubator programme is run in Ghana by Standard Chartered Bank, in partnership with Ashesi University's Ghana Climate Innovation Centre.


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Huawei Holds 2nd Ambassadors Awards To Reward 30+ Outstanding Ambassadors And Instructors For H1 2021
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Huawei Holds 2nd Ambassadors Awards To Reward 30+ Outstanding Ambassadors And Instructors For H1 2021


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Huawei Technologies, Ghana, yesterday, held the 2nd Edition of its National Ambassadors Awards Ceremony to reward over 30 Campus Ambassadors and Instructors who have worked effortlessly in the training of more university students in Huawei Professional Certification courses in ICT for an easy career path.

According to him, the awards is to celebrate excellent instructors and ambassadors who have contributed their quota in ensuring that Huawei's commitment to the President of Ghana, H.E. Nana Akufo Addo, to train 10,000 Ghanaians through the Huawei ICT Talent Program for Ghana over the next 3years is achieved.


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WhatsApp To Let Users Message Without Their Phones
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WhatsApp To Let Users Message Without Their Phones


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WhatsApp is testing a new feature that will let people message without using their phone for the first time.

The feature has long been requested by WhatsApp users - of which there are a reported two billion.


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Huawei Reaches License Agreement With Volkswagen's Supplier, Marking The Company's Largest Automotive Licensing Deal
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Huawei Reaches License Agreement With Volkswagen's Supplier, Marking The Company's Largest Automotive Licensing Deal


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Over the past 20 years, Huawei has entered into more than 100 patent license agreements with major global companies across Europe, the United States, Japan, and South Korea.

Huawei will continue to bring digital connectivity to more vehicles globally to establish a fully connected, intelligent world.


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50 Benefit From Huawei ICT Workshop For Ministry Of Energy
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50 Benefit From Huawei ICT Workshop For Ministry Of Energy


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Huawei Technologies Ghana in collaboration with Ghana's Ministry of Energy have organized an ICT workshop for staff and management of the Ministry.

The 3-days workshop which benefitted fifty civil servants from the Energy Ministry took place focused mainly on highlighting Digital Transformation trends in the Energy sector as well as building the ICT skills capacity of participants.


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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G Awarded Best Smartphone At The Global Mobile Awards At Mobile World Congress 2021
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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G Awarded Best Smartphone At The Global Mobile Awards At Mobile World Congress 2021


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Samsung is pleased to announce that the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G won the Best Smartphone category at the Global Mobile Awards during Mobile World Congress 2021.

With all these features packed into a sleek contour-cut design, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G represents the very best of Samsung engineering.


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Samsung's Awesome New Galaxy A22 Offers Unprecedented Value
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Samsung's Awesome New Galaxy A22 Offers Unprecedented Value


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Samsung has launched the new Samsung Galaxy A22 smartphone, the latest in its popular collection of affordable devices.

With an immersive visual experience that enriches streaming and gaming, and a versatile camera to capture your everyday, the Samsung Galaxy A22 is a powerful device in every way.


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Samsung Ghana Offers Complimentary Cleaning Services To Customers
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Samsung Ghana Offers Complimentary Cleaning Services To Customers


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Samsung Ghana has announced a unique customer service initiative, offering complimentary cleaning services on Samsung air-conditioners and washing machines for customers in Accra.

Speaking on the initiative, the Managing Director, Lucas Lee said the complimentary service is one of the company's ways of rewarding our customers loyalty.


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Boost For Digital Transformation In Africa As Huawei Pens Deal With African Telecommunications Union
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Boost For Digital Transformation In Africa As Huawei Pens Deal With African Telecommunications Union


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The African Telecommunications Union has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with tech giant Huawei that will see African countries and organizations build capacity for ICT transformation.

The two organizations have a long history of working together and this new agreement will support African countries, regulators, and citizens benefit from the transition to a digital economy, adopt new technologies, promote secure and resilient networks, and gain the digital skills necessary to drive their economies forward.


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ICT Innovators In Africa To Benefit From Competition Launched By The African Telecommunications Union
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ICT Innovators In Africa To Benefit From Competition Launched By The African Telecommunications Union


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The second edition of the ATU Africa Innovation Challenge was today launched by the African Telecommunications Union.

The inaugural ATU Africa Innovation Challenge that took place in 2020 recognized and awarded 11 finalists across Africa who had developed mobile applications helpful in benefiting Africa's fight against COVID-19 and its effects.


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SES HD Plus Ghana Evolving Cutting Edge Technologies That Make Life Better
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SES HD Plus Ghana Evolving Cutting Edge Technologies That Make Life Better


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With the quality that SES HD PLUS Ghana and their partners are bringing through the integration of the My HD PLUS App on 4k Samsung televisions, it is about to get better.

The integration of the My HD PLUS App on to the Samsung 4k television makes one thing apparent - that cutting edge technology is not just for businesses and huge social impacts for it is also for our homes too.


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Samsung And HD+ Now Offer Ghanaians An Impressive New Way To Enjoy TV
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Samsung And HD+ Now Offer Ghanaians An Impressive New Way To Enjoy TV


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Ghanaians will therefore be pleased to know that Samsung has partnered with HD+ to offer an amazing new way to enjoy TV. Samsung Crystal UHD and QLED TVs are now compatible to download the HD+ app and show free to air channels and other content in HD. Currently, the broadcasting industry in Ghana is predominantly Standard Definition.

During Euro 2021 through HD+'s partnership with a local TV station, Multimedia, which has the rights to air the game, customers will be able to enjoy the games in HD quality.


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How Technology and Digitization Are Taking Over the World, as per Wally Sajimi
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How Technology and Digitization Are Taking Over the World, as per Wally Sajimi


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The virtual world has become the playground for the real world.

Artificial intelligence is taking over the world, one job at a time.


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Ghanaian Bloggers Share Their Huawei Experience
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Ghanaian Bloggers Share Their Huawei Experience


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The first edition of Huawei Day with the Media also included a virtual tour of the company's ultramodern Darwin Exhibition Centre in Shenzhen, China, where participants were informed about how Huawei is employing advanced technology to make the world a better place through initiatives such as the Huawei #TECH4ALL and the RuralStar solution as well as the company's contribution towards the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

The Huawei Day with the Media was organized by Huawei Ghana as part of efforts to engage the media, to strengthen relationship, and share the company's contributions toward building a digital economy, while giving the media the opportunity to better understand operations on Huawei in Ghana.


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2020 Re-Echoed Need For Accelerated Digital Transformation
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2020 Re-Echoed Need For Accelerated Digital Transformation


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Deputy Managing Director at Huawei Ghana, Mr Kweku Essuman Quansah has called for an accelerated digital transformation, citing the COVID-19 pandemic as a wake-up call for authorities and industry to step up their digitalization efforts.

The Huawei Day with the Media was organized by Huawei Ghana as part of efforts to engage the media, to strengthen the relationship and share the company's contributions toward building a digital economy, while giving the media the opportunity to better understand operations on Huawei in Ghana.


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Huawei ICT Training Program To Boost Digital Economy
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Huawei ICT Training Program To Boost Digital Economy


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Huawei Ghana has revealed that their flagship Huawei ICT Training program will boost Ghana's digital economy when implemented.

The program which will train more than 10,000 Ghanaians in information and communications technology within the next three years forms part of the company's commitment to grow the capacity of the people in ICT through the Huawei ICT Training Program and support Ghana's vision of becoming the digital hub of Africa.


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Digital Opportunity Trust And IBM Team Up To Provide Digital And Career Skills For Youth In Africa & The Middle East
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Digital Opportunity Trust And IBM Team Up To Provide Digital And Career Skills For Youth In Africa & The Middle East


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Digital Opportunity Trust is announcing a timely collaboration with IBM to empower young women and men in Africa and the Middle East with the digital skills, workforce readiness proficiencies, and business knowledge needed for successful careers, social wellbeing, and economic growth.

The pandemic has laid bare the gaps and inequitable access to the digital literacy, employment and entrepreneurship skills that youth require to innovate, compete for jobs, or start businesses in a digital economy.


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Africa Day: Samsung Celebrates Technology Strides In Ghana, Other Countries
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Africa Day: Samsung Celebrates Technology Strides In Ghana, Other Countries


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Samsung, which was last year acknowledged as the number 1 Most Admired Technology brand in Africa*, has first-hand experienced the massive strides forward many African countries have made, as they harnesses the power of technology to fuel the growth of entrepreneurship, education and to connect communities in new ways.

The application of new technology to improve processes can very well become a commodity that Africa exports.


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Italian Trade Agency Launches Italy-Ghana Agribusiness Digital Lab
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Italian Trade Agency Launches Italy-Ghana Agribusiness Digital Lab


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The Italian Trade Agency today launched the Italy-Ghana Agribusiness Digital Lab project to bring together Italian and Ghanaian companies in the agribusiness sector to develop mutually beneficial business relationships.

Italian Trade Agency is the governmental agency that supports the business development of Italian companies abroad and promotes the attraction of foreign investment in Italy.


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Gov't, Telcos, Stakeholders Must Collaborate To Build Digital Economy
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Gov't, Telcos, Stakeholders Must Collaborate To Build Digital Economy


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Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Ghana, Patricia Obo-Nai has asserted that Ghana's desired digital economy can only be achieved if Government, Telcos and other stakeholders collaborate.

In the light of these prevalent circumstances, Patricia averred that the way forward is for Government to partner with Telcos and other stakeholders to collaborate towards rectifying the current gap in digital infrastructure and subsequently leveraging on this to build a resilient and formidable digital economy.


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