Author Archives: larryehu

How cybercrime and digital technologies are fuelling illicit financial flows in Ghana

The issue of illicit financial flows is not new; however, the increasing complexity of the digital economy and fast-evolving technologies in the last few decades is changing the landscape of this problem. The threat posed by the 21st-century cybercriminal in earning money illegally and transferring it across borders with a simple mouse click was realised when a syndicate of 26 ...

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Communique’ on cryptocurrency conmen not from us – US Embassy

The United States Embassy in Ghana has described as “false” a communiqué warning of the existence of two con men in some six African countries duping unsuspecting citizens in those countries under the guise of cryptocurrency investment. The communique’ purportedly authored by John P. Hooks, Head of the United States’ Cyber Crime Unit said: “I would like to inform the ...

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Sandra Ankobiah shades Delay over aeroplane photo

Whoop … This month began with hot spicy beef. Sandra Ankobiah armed with social media is coming for Delay’s throat, so grab your popcorn and enjoy. This unfolding even is a classic case of social media never forgets. So Sandra Ankobiah shared a post in which a Twitter user took Delay to the cleaners. According to the Twitter user, who ...

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NDC race: I didn’t ask anyone to pick forms for me – Bagbin

National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer hopeful Alban Bagbin has dissociated himself from the presidential nomination forms picked on his behalf. “I’m not associated with this. It’s not on my authority and I disregard it,” the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament told Starr News after the forms were picked in his name by some of his constituents led by David Dzawara ...

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Social media users attack Shatta Wale for calling out President Nana Addo

Dancehall musician Shatta Wale is under attack on social media for calling out the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo. The “Dem Confuse” singer who arrived from his ‘Reign Europe Tour’ on Monday, November 3, went on social media to criticise the president for the ‘economic hardships’ his fans are enduring According to him, the youth are complaining about being broke ...

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2030 FIFA World Cup: Spain, Morocco Are Considering A Joint Bid

According to an announcement made by the Spanish Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, Spain and Morocco are discussing the possibility of placing a joint bid for the 2030 FIFA World Cup. Africa and Europe could jointly host the World Cup if the plan was to be successful. The Spanish premier has already held talks with Morocco’s King Mohammed VI about the ...

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Akufo-Addo to open new AMA office today

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will today, Wednesday, 5 December 2018 open a new three-storey office complex for the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) as part of his tour of the Greater Accra region. The building occupies some 4000 square space and can be located within the commercial enclave of the city which houses the Octagon, Accra City Hotel, Mövenpick Hotel, ...

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