Thursday , 18 January 2018

BUSINESS & TOURISM

Akufo-Addo confirms Alan Kyeremateng as Trade Minister

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Alan Kyeremanten has been confirmed as Ghana’s next minister of Trade and Industry. President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo made the confirmation at a meeting with the Private Enterprise Federation at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). Mr Kyeremateng, together with other yet to be confirmed ministers are expected to work towards strengthening the country’s economy and making it stable. ... Read More »

Remove 5% VAT on real estate charges – GREDA to Nana Addo

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The Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA), has called on the president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo to remove the 5% VAT on the sale of real estates. According to them Nana Addo would have ‘walked the talk’ if he does that since it was part of his campaign promise ahead of the 2016 elections. The Executive Secretary of the Association Samuel Amegayibor ... Read More »

Mobile Money: MTN to offer loans to customers

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Customers of MTN’s Mobile Money service would soon be able to access loans from the company. According to Eli Hini, MTN’s general manager for mobile financial services, the latest addition, which is expected to be rolled out in 2017, is especially targeted at Ghana’s small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs). “We have micro-lending which is one of our undertakings for ... Read More »

Ga-Adangbe in Canada woo tourists to visit Ghana

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In pursuit of love, care and protection for one another in a foreign destination such as Canada, Ghanaians have formed various traditional and welfare associations to help themselves. Ga-Adangbe Association of Toronto-Canada is one of these Ghanaian associations who meets regularly to discuss the welfare members and how best to help in case one needs assistance. Over the weekend, the ... Read More »

Akufo-Addo must uphold his promise to us – DKM customers

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Aggrieved customers of DKM Microfinance Company have asked president elect, Nana Akufo-Addo, to deliver on his promise of getting their locked up investment paid back to them.Akufo-Addo in the run up to the just ended 2016 presidential and parliamentary polls, pledged to reimburse the victims of the DKM scandal.“I’ll pay you back in full when I become president,” said the ... Read More »

MTN to launch the first Sponsored Data Service in Ghana

Asher Yaqub Khan delivering an address at the launch

MTN Ghana, the leading telecommunications service provider in Ghana, has announced it will be launching the first sponsored data service in Ghana in partnership with Datami and Viotech. The sponsored data services will allow customers to use data services at the expense of a third party company. The service will enable companies to pay for data usage of customers who ... Read More »

MTN Ghana CEO Ebenezer Twum Asante named AfricaCom CEO of the Year

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Ebenezer Twum Asante, MTN Ghana CEO has been adjudged the overall CEO of the Year in Africa’s telecommunication industry at the AfricaCom Awards.  Mr. Themba Zotwane, Senior Manager Operations in the WECA Region received the award on behalf of Mr. Asante. AfricaCom is Africa’s most prominent annual industry awards for the telecommunications and information technology sector. This award comes barely ... Read More »

MTN GHANA Chief Finance Officer and team win multiple awards

Modupke Kadiri, MTN CFO displaying the award

MTN Ghana’s Finance Team has swept three awards at the CFO Awards organized by Instinct Waves. MTN Ghana’s Chief Finance Officer, Modupe Kadri, was adjudged the Telecoms CFO of the Year.  This is the second consecutive time Mr Kadri is winning the award. He was awarded for his role in improving mobile broadband access and driving financial inclusion through MTN ... Read More »

MTN pay over GH₵ 22 million interest to Mobile Money subscribers

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MTN, Ghana’s leading mobile telecommunications company, has made payments of over GH₵ 8.85million in interest to about 5.8 million Mobile Money customers. The payment, which was made on November 20, 2016 was done in collaboration with the 16 partner banks of MTN Mobile Money. Following the issuance of the E-Money Issuers Guidelines, the Bank of Ghana approved the payment of ... Read More »

MTN improves learning conditions at GH¢289,000 for Akim Asafo SHS

Outside view of the new classroom block of Akim Asafo SHS

Akim Asafo Senior High School has received help from MTN Ghana Foundation to resolve the problem of large class sizes, classes under trees and the use of makeshift structures. MTN has commissioned a GH¢289,000 project for the school, which includes a three-unit classroom block, a store, classroom furniture, white boards, an office and a staff common room. The project is ... Read More »