Peacefmonline News Summaries from February 26, 2021
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Twitter Unveils 'Super Follow' Feature
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Twitter Unveils 'Super Follow' Feature


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Twitter has announced plans for a new "Super follow" feature which will enable account holders to charge for exclusive additional content.
A spokesman for Twitter said Super Follow was due to be launched this year.


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'Believe in the power of technology'
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'Believe in the power of technology'


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Technology holds significant benefits for humanity, and digital technology can be an indispensable tool for helping the United Nations achieve its Sustainable Development Goals.
"Large social changes tend to happen in lockstep with breakthroughs in science and technology. But today, technological advancements are hyped and politicised - as has sometimes been the case with 5G." Chen pointed out that 5G was in fact a standardised technology defined by its high bandwidth, low latency, and broad connectivity, which could transform traditional industries and benefit all.


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Dr Afriyie Calls For National Conversation On Solar Energy Use
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Dr Afriyie Calls For National Conversation On Solar Energy Use


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Dr Kwaku Afriyie, the Minister-Designate for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has proposed a national conversation on the use of solar energy to provide impetus to the national electrification drive.
Appearing before the Appointments Committee of Parliament for vetting for the portfolio, for which President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated him, Dr Afriyie said a national conversation would guide the citizenry on the configuration and where to place wind vanes and solar panels.


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Kelni GVG Made Savings Of S$1.1 Million Monthly
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Kelni GVG Made Savings Of S$1.1 Million Monthly


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Minister-designate for Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has revealed that the introduction of the Kelni GVG platform made a cost saving of US$1.1 million monthly to government.
According to her all the laws regarding procurement in the Kelni GVG Common platform contract were followed.


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"I'm Fair And Firm In The Work I Do"- Ursula


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Answering questions from members of the Parliament's Appointments Committee when she appeared before it on Monday, for vetting, said she was only being fair and firm in the course of her work, which has been interpreted as being arrogant.
"And so words have meanings, if we put the right meanings to them, we will not hop into the mistaken belief that maybe something untoward is being said but as I said, I am fair but I am firm in the work that I do," the Minister-designate explained.


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The Epic New Galaxy S21 Is Now Available Nationwide
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The Epic New Galaxy S21 Is Now Available Nationwide


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The new Galaxy S21 5G series builds on its impressive legacy to offer a premium flagship experience that makes everyday epic.
It is available in a variety of models, including Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G and Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, which has the fastest processor on a Galaxy and its smartest and brightest display ever.


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Protecting The Ghanaian Environment With Bosch Automotive Battery
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Protecting The Ghanaian Environment With Bosch Automotive Battery


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Bosch in Ghana becomes a key player in the lead-acid Battery recycling project, established by a reverse logistic in partnership in collaboration with Ghanaian professional market players, City Waste Management Ghana, battery distributors, used battery collectors and end consumers.
"The long-term sustainability of Ghana environmental landscape requires legal compliance in the handling of used automotive Batteries, Bosch in Ghana full supports the recycling project that focuses on collection and recycling of used automotive lead batteries," stated Julien Lacoste, West Africa Regional Director at Bosch Ghana.


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We Won't Give Up The Ideal Of Globalization
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We Won't Give Up The Ideal Of Globalization


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Huawei's CEO Ren Zhengfei has pledged to stick to a globalization strategy despite external pressure.
"In the 5G era, connecting businesses is the main goal. There are many industries that we are not too familiar with, like airports, ports, coal mining, iron and steel production, automotive manufacturing, and aircraft manufacturing. That's why we built joint labs to learn more about the needs of these industries." Huawei's business results for the first nine months of the year 2020 showed that, revenue totaled 671.3 billion yuan, up 9.9% from that of the same period in 2019.


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Greatest Galaxy Device Now Available With A Range Of Incredible New Accessories
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Greatest Galaxy Device Now Available With A Range Of Incredible New Accessories


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Along with the Galaxy S21 Samsung has introduced new accessories that make your every moment epic: S Pen Writes New Future: Now available for Galaxy S21 Ultra.
Pre-orders will come with limited free gifts including the all-new Galaxy Buds Pro, Smart View Cover and travel adapter for those who purchase the Galaxy S21 Ultra or Galaxy Buds Live, Smart View Cover and travel adapter for the Galaxy S21+ or Galaxy Buds Live, Silicone Cover and travel adapter for the Galaxy S21 and a Galaxy SmartTag with every device purchased.


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Digitalization Programme Of Government: Making A Valid And Solid Case For KGL Technology Limited
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Digitalization Programme Of Government: Making A Valid And Solid Case For KGL Technology Limited


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The Government of Ghana through the Economic Management Team, the Bank of Ghana, Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Communications, the National Communications Authority, the Telecommunication Companies such as MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo, and a licensed Online Marketing Company and Digital Service provider known as KGL Technology Limited have done tremendously well to enhance the digitalization Programme of the Government.
We would like to recommend to Government and other relevant stakeholders that, one of the practical ways to further enhance the digitalization project of Government would be through the collaboration with KGL Technology Limited, a licensed online marketing company and digital service provider responsible for the operation of the digital short code *959#.


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Explore Technology Trends To Top Corporate Game
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Explore Technology Trends To Top Corporate Game


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Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Ghana, Mrs Patricia Obo-Nai, has advised graduates of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre to embrace technology and relevant skills to be on top of the corporate game.
Organisations, she said, were in need of people who were able to adapt to new job roles, adopt new technology and were happy to learn new skills.


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Samsung Launches Its First 5G-Ready Device In Ghana
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Samsung Launches Its First 5G-Ready Device In Ghana


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With the Galaxy S20 already the world's best-selling 5G smartphone series, the newly launched Galaxy S21 is set to take the power of 5G to an even greater level, keeping the momentum of the Samsung's leadership in 5G technology.
"The Galaxy S21 series builds on its impressive legacy to offer a premium flagship experience that makes every day epic. Now, adding to its impressive features, people of Ghana can look forward to the lighting speeds and infinite possibilities that come with a 5G-ready device. Samsung as the world's number one 5G device manufacturer, has become a gateway to 5G - a future built on technology that is truly game-changing."says Lucas Lee, Managing Director at Samsung Ghana.


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Top Employers Institute Awards Huawei's Exceptional Employee Offering
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Top Employers Institute Awards Huawei's Exceptional Employee Offering


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Global ICT leader, Huawei has been recognized as one of the top employers in Africa, receiving the annual Top Employers Certification Award, in recognition of its exceptional employee practices.
The Top Employers Institute programme has certified and recognised more than 1 600 Top Employers in 120 territories across five continents.


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Redefining Telecommunications Through Digital Transformation
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Redefining Telecommunications Through Digital Transformation


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"It runs on machine learning and Big Data and has brought significant efficiency and convenience to our customers' self-service journey. Again with regards to the impact of COVID, we, together with our customers had to adapt and become more digital in a matter of weeks. Fortunately for us, we were already on that journey and being on that journey meant that we could easily leverage digital resources such as TOBi and the My Vodafone app to drive customer interactions and mitigate the pressure during those critical periods. Ironically, the pandemic has driven us to take leaps and bounds towards becoming a majorly digital organisation and our customer base as well has adapted impressively."
Even with their digital transformation agenda at only 30% completion it is clear that VODAFONE holds the key to unlocking the pathway for Telco services in the new normal and are truly poised to redefine the role of Telcos through digital transformation.


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Rigworld Training Expands With Purchase Of SMTC Ghana
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Rigworld Training Expands With Purchase Of SMTC Ghana


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Rigworld Training Centre and SMTC Global Ghana have signed an agreement which will see Rigworld Training acquire 100 percent of the SMTC Ghana Training Facility.
This means, RTC would assume all training services being provided through SMTC Ghana.


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We'll Ensure Functional ICT Educational System
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We'll Ensure Functional ICT Educational System


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The quest to develop a functional ICT educational system in the country is on course, the Inspector-General of the National Schools Inspectorate Authority, Dr Hilda H. Ampadu, has said.
She said the traditional mode of learning was inadequate, hence efforts by successive governments to ensure that ICT and life-long learning became key parts of the educational system.


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Afenyo Markin Builds, Hands Over 14th Library To New Winneba Community
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Afenyo Markin Builds, Hands Over 14th Library To New Winneba Community


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The Member of Parliament for Effutu Constituency, Alexander Kwamena Afenyo Markin has commissioned a multipurpose library for the people of New Winneba in the Effutu municipality.
The Library Board member, Miss Gifty Sey during the commission said: "We've also introduced an online learning management system to help schools within the communities." She together with the library board were thankful to Afenyo-Markin who "Has been using his fund to build libraries." Members of the Ghana Library Authority were presented with keys to the 14th library at the ceremony.


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Adobe Flash Player Is Finally Laid To Rest
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Adobe Flash Player Is Finally Laid To Rest


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Adobe Flash Player, the browser plug-in that brought rich animations and interactivity to the early web, has officially reached the end of its life.
Adobe will no longer offer security updates for Flash and has urged people to uninstall it.


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Make Every Day Epic With Samsung Galaxy S21 And Galaxy S21+
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Make Every Day Epic With Samsung Galaxy S21 And Galaxy S21+


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The new Galaxy S21 series builds on this legacy to offer the premium flagship experience and make every day epic.
The Galaxy S21 features the latest and most advanced smartphone chipset yet in a Galaxy for greater speed, energy efficiency, and advanced computing capabilities to support 5G connectivity and on-device AI. Galaxy S21 packs all the power you need to process photos, record 8K videos, enjoy a cloud gaming marathon and make the perfect video clips.


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Download Relationship Mobile App 'ODOSPICE' From Google Play & Apple Stores Now!; Win Big On Feb 14th
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Download Relationship Mobile App 'ODOSPICE' From Google Play & Apple Stores Now!; Win Big On Feb 14th


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According to the Media Relations Officer of Odospice, Miss Hilda Dei Tutu, interested singles and couples would have to download the Odospice app which is available on Google Play store and Apple Appstore, and tap on the "Contest" feature to register.
"Odospice is on Google Play Store and Apple AppStore, just search for odospice and it is free to download and always will be", she concluded.


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