Tuesday , 16 January 2018

Author Archives: Prince Dornu

GCB donate racing chair for female disabled athlete

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Ghana has acquired its first racing chair for female athletes for specialized sporting disciplines. The acquisition of the specialised equipment was made through a donation of funds by GCB Bank Limited in response to an appeal from the Go-Get-Them Racing Club. The Club is made up of a dedicated group of individuals working to improve the lives of disabled persons, ... Read More »

Commonwealth Games Federation selects Birmingham to host 2022 Commonwealth Games


The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has announced that it has selected Birmingham, England as the host city partner of the XXII Commonwealth Games in 2022. At a special Media Conference staged at the Arena Academy school in Birmingham, CGF President Louise Martin CBE applauded the city’s ambitious and innovative vision to engage and benefit its local community, showcase the best ... Read More »

MTN Ghana launch broadband services

Thought Leadership Session at the Fibre to the Home Broadband launch

MTN, Ghana’s leading Telecommunications Company in voice and data services has launched its fibre broadband service in Accra. MTN Fibre Broadband service provides high-speed internet access and can facilitate live streaming of online TV channels or Video on Demand, home and office automation including security services, among others. Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister for Communications, Mr. George Andah said ... Read More »

MTN takes coverage to rural communities across Ghana

Rural BTS Site deployed at Banka in the Ashanti Region

Ghana’s leading telecommunications company, MTN Ghana, has extended its coverage of wireless mobile telephony to include 130 underserved and unserved communities in nine regions across the country as part of the roll out for 2017. The regional breakdown of the new cell sites is as follows: Ashanti          –  16 Brong Ahafo   –  22 Central          –  24 Eastern         –  16 Northern       ... Read More »

Rawlings invites Mahama to 31st December Revolution anniversary


The office of former President Jerry John Rawlings says the upcoming 31st December Revolution to be staged in Ho is opened to all including former President John Mahama. According to the Local Organising Committee of the 36th anniversary, claims by some media organisations that Mr. Rawlings has banned certain personalities including Mr. Mahama from participating in the anniversary events are not true. ... Read More »

Pro Fighting Factory team depart to Morocco for African Kickboxing championship

Pro Fighting Factory kickboxers at Kotoka International Airport before their departure

The Pro Fight Factory Gym Kickboxing team who are representing Ghana at the 2017 African Kickboxing Championship in Morocco left Accra on Wednesday morning for the one week tournament. Nii Adotey Dzata 1, President of the Ghana Kick Boxing Association (GKBA) who was at the Accra Sports Stadium and the Kotoka International Airport to see off the national select-side was ... Read More »

MTN Ghana signs a GH₵510 million syndicated loan facility

Mr. Modupe Kadri, Acting CEO of MTN Ghana, Mrs. Pala Asiedu Ofori, MTN Head of Commercial Legal & Company Secretariat and some Board members of Ecobank at the signing ceremony

MTN, Ghana’s largest telecommunications service provider has announced the signing of a GH¢510 million cedi syndicated loan facility. The syndicated loan facility arranged jointly by Ecobank Ghana Limited and Ecobank Development Corporation (EDC) will be used to finance MTN Ghana’s infrastructure expansion and working capital needs across the country. The GH¢ 510 million facility with five years tenor is made ... Read More »

‘Cameroon’s N’Kono is the reason I became a goalkeeper’ – Buffon

(L-R) The Gazzetta Awards stars of the night: Alberto Contador, Sofia Goggia, Gianluigi Buffon and Francesco Totti. (Photo: Fabio Bozzani, La Gazzetta dello Sport)

It was a night of glamour, glory and mixed feelings on Tuesday as Italy’s famous La Gazzetta dello Sport organized its annual Awards honoring the best sporting feats of the year. The stars of the night were Francesco Totti who was honored with the Legend 2017 Award, national team keeper Gianluigi Buffon was named Male Athlete of the Year and ... Read More »

MTN Ghana awards outstanding Mobile Money agents


Ghana’s leading Telecommunications Service Provider, MTN, has presented awards to its exceptional mobile financial services’ agents at the maiden edition of Mobile Money Agents Awards Night. The awards night was held to celebrate Mobile Money agents in the Eastern, Volta, Greater Accra and the Brong Ahafo Regions who have demonstrated high levels of professionalism in executing their duties in providing ... Read More »

PHOTOS: Kotoko present trophies to sponsors, MTN

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Fabulous club, Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Monday presented the trophies they won in the 2016/17 season to club sponsors, MTN at their head office in Accra. Kotoko beat bitter rivals, Accra Hearts of Oak 3-1 at the Tamale Sports Stadium to win the MTN FA Cup and also 4-1 on penalties to win lift the UBA President’s Cup following a 1-1 draw in normal ... Read More »