DATA PROTECTION LAW: LIST OF OFFENDING COMPANIES RELEASED

DATA PROTECTION LAW: LIST OF OFFENDING COMPANIES RELEASED. British Airways, African Regent Hotel and Royal Senchi Hotel are among some of the top companies to have flouted the laws of the Data Protection Commission (DPC). The companies are among over 100 data collectors published by the Data Protection Commission with the objective of naming and shaming them. The Executive Director of the Data Commission Teki Akuetteh Falconer at a press conference early this month said the commission would follow the publication with the arrest of the offending data collectors and ensure their subsequent arraignment. The Data Protection Act 2012 (Act 843) mandates all entities whether public, private, local or international




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WINDOWS 10 IS STILL “SPYING” ON USERS WARNS SECURITY ANALYST AND MICROSOFT MVP

WINDOWS 10 IS STILL “SPYING” ON USERS WARNS SECURITY ANALYST AND MICROSOFT MVP. Despite Microsoft giving users more Windows 10 controls to choose what data is gathered, the Enterprise Edition of the platform is still confusing and taking telemetry. A lot has been made of Windows 10 and the way the platform gathers data. What Microsoft calls gathering telemetry to ensure the smooth running of the OS, others would call spying. Either way, the company has attempted to reassure customers with more privacy controls. However, a security expert says Windows 10 is not going far enough. Mark Burnett, a seven-time Microsoft MVP, noted security analyst, and former Windows developer conducted




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PHOTOS: POLICE OFFICER BEATS TAXI DRIVER OVER GHC 100

PHOTOS: POLICE OFFICER BEATS TAXI DRIVER OVER GHC 100. A police officer whose name was only given as Corporal Charles has allegedly beaten a cab driver, Meshach Armah to pulp at Gomoa Akotsi-Ojobi in the Central Region Tuesday afternoon. Vice Chairman for Gomoa Akotsi – Ojobi bus station, Francis Opoku who disclosed the incident to Adom News’ Kofi Adjei said the police officer stationed at Senya Breku but on duty at the Kasoa police station subjected the taxi driver to severe beating after the driver failed to give him GHC 100 he requested. The police officer, he noted was demanding GHC 100 from the driver for wrongful parking but the




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TONY FOFIE CHILD DEVELOPMENT FUND LAUNCHED TO SUPPORT EDUCATION

TONY FOFIE CHILD DEVELOPMENT FUND LAUNCHED TO SUPPORT EDUCATION. Mondelez International Cocoa Life and Child Rights International has taken a giant step by launching an initiative dubbed: “Tony Fofie Child Development Fund”. This gallant initiative is aimed at providing direct financial assistance and educational opportunities to children in cocoa growing communities. Speaking at the launching ceremony, the Former Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD Mr. Anthony Fofie, further hinted that, the fund will also help build the capacity of children, support them to pursue higher academic laurels. And also, equip the youth with skills for livelihoods through apprenticeship and empowerment. This would also, help them have interests in cocoa farming in




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13 NEW YORK STARTUPS WITH THE COOLEST OFFICE FEATURES YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED

13 NEW YORK STARTUPS WITH THE COOLEST OFFICE FEATURES YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED. From Baltimore to Washington, D.C., the quest for some of the coolest office attributes continues. These 13 companies hail from New York City, where beautiful buildings and architecture fill every block. This time, we looked for companies that had a specific feature that makes their office truly unique–a standout quality that really differentiates them and lets their brand shine. However, we intentionally looked for offices that are mostly non-mainstream, so don’t expect to see the Google, Facebook, or Apple offices in here. In fact, you may not know any of these businesses, but they have all




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KANDAHAR BOYS ( KANDAHAR MEANS A CITY IN AFGANISTAN WITH MOSLEMS TERROR) CLASH WITH YOUTH GROUP OVER TAMALE HOSPITAL NEW CEO

KANDAHAR BOYS ( KANDAHAR MEANS A CITY IN AFGANISTAN WITH MOSLEMS TERROR) CLASH WITH YOUTH GROUP OVER TAMALE HOSPITAL NEW CEO. There were clashes between youth groups in the Northern Region over who is the rightful person to take over the management of the Tamale Teaching Hospital as CEO. A youth group claiming to be affiliated to the governing New Patriotic Party organized a press conference and a demonstration early Monday protesting the announcement of Dr David Akobilla as the new CEO to takeover from Dr Prosper Akambon. They would rather Dr Mohammed Ibrahim is handed the position. Just in the heat of the press conference, a vigilante group affiliated




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HOT AUDIO: FAMILY OF MURDERED POLICE OFFICER DEMANDS COMPENSATION FROM GOVERNMENT OF GHANA

HOT AUDIO: FAMILY OF MURDERED POLICE OFFICER DEMANDS COMPENSATION FROM GOVERNMENT OF GHANA. The family of the policeman who was reportedly shot by his colleagues who mistook him for an armed robber is appealing to the state for compensation to cater for her children. Lance Corporal Robert Ackah was escorting travelers from Tamale to the southern sector when the sad incident happened on the Buipe – Kintanpo road. According to reports, while the late officer was pursuing the armed robbers, news went around about the robbery and officers from Brong Ahafo Region Command rushed to the scene. They are said to have shot Lance Corporal Ackah whom they saw with




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BIOGRAPHY: WHO WAS CAPPTAIN MAXWELL MAHAMA?

BIOGRAPHY: WHO WAS CAPPTAIN MAXWELL MAHAMA?. News of the murder of a Ghanaian soldier, Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama has shocked the entire country on Tuesday morning. Adam Mahama was the victim of mob justice by a group of residents in a town in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central Region. He was lynched to death and his body burned by residents who claim he was mistaken for a suspected armed robber. Reactions online have shifted from sorrow to outrage about the death of the soldier. But who was Captain Adam Mahama? Adam Mahama was from a family of servicemen. According to his uncle, the inventor Fred McBagonluri, he




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VEHICLE OWNERS TO PAY MANDATORY “TOWING FEE” BEGINNING JULY THIS YEAR

VEHICLE OWNERS TO PAY MANDATORY “TOWING FEE” BEGINNING JULY THIS YEAR. Effective July 1 this year, vehicle owners will be required to pay a mandatory road safety fee each time they go to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) to renew their road worthy certificate. This is meant to help promote safety by way of providing a reliable towing service such that when vehicles break down, the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) can ensure that they are swiftly towed to help prevent crashes into stationary vehicles as well as help proven oil from leaking onto roads to destroy them. According to the Head of Communications at the NRSC, Mr




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BRITISH AIRWAYS: CHAOS CONTINUES AT HEATHROW OF THE DAY FOLLOWING COMPUTER IT SYSTEM POWER FAILURE GROUNDS FLIGHTS

BRITISH AIRWAYS: CHAOS CONTINUES AT HEATHROW OF THE DAY FOLLOWING COMPUTER IT SYSTEM POWER FAILURE GROUNDS  FLIGHTS. The airline said “many” of its computer systems were operation Sunday, but passengers still faced frustrating waits to learn if and when they could fly out. More than a third of British Airways flights from Heathrow have been cancelled as disruption to passengers enters a second day. The airline was hit by a worldwide computer system power failure on Saturday, causing cancellations and delays for thousands of passengers. Sunday departures from Gatwick are delayed, but none have been cancelled.The airline urged people to check the status of flights before before travelling to the




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STOP SPONSORING HAJJ PILGRIMS – ISLAMIC CLERIC URGES GOV’T

STOP SPONSORING HAJJ PILGRIMS – ISLAMIC CLERIC URGES GOV’T. A Ghanaian Islamic scholar and a lecturer at the University of Ilorin in Nigeria, Sheikh Mohammed Sani Ninche has called on government to stop sponsoring pilgrims to the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. According to him the practice of sponsoring people from state coffers for Hajj was un-Islamic and therefore cannot be accepted. Rather, he proposed that all individuals who want to partake in Hajj should be made to pay for the trip from their own resources and not from state coffers which belongs to all Ghanaians.The rationale of his argument is that, performing Hajj was an individual religious issue and




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