Daily Archives: March 10, 2014

Media owners challenge Wire Tap Bill

LAGOS:  THE Newspapers Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN) have criticized plans to implement the Wire Tap Bill opposing the proposed legislation as an attempt to abuse citizens’ right to free speech and communication.

President Goodluck …

Public officials advised to take salary cuts

NAIROBI: HEADS of government agencies and parastatals have been ordered to emulate President Uhuru Kenyatta and take salary cuts or risk losing their positions.  Kenyatta has given the notice during the launch of the Salaries …

Telcos pay for poor quality of service

LAGOS: LOCAL mobile network firms appear to have paid the fine the Nigeria Communications Commission recently imposed on them for alleged poor quality of service.  Airtel, Glo and MTN were fined a combined N647.5million.  A …

Technology agency addresses cybercrime

ACCRA: GHANA’S National Information Technology Agency Computer Emergency Response Team (NITACERT) has been developed to a coordinating centre for cyber security attacks in the country.  The strategy, which is expected to be launched later this …

TECHNOLOGY: MTN Ghana records solid results

ACCRA:  MTN Ghana has posted significant results in the year 2013 as revenue grew 13 percent to more than GHC 1, 75 billion ($405 million).  According to officials of MTN, data revenue grew by an …