Thursday , 18 January 2018

BUSINESS & TOURISM

MTN wins Engineering Excellence Awards for 4G LTE

Mr. Rufai receiving the plaque during the awards ceremony

MTN, Ghana’s leading telecommunications services provider, has received an Engineering Business Management award in recognition of its 4G LTE project execution at the Engineering Excellence Awards 2016. The event was organized by the Ghana Institute of Engineers to recognize valuable contributions and extraordinary performance in all aspects of the engineering profession. MTN Ghana received the award for successfully rolling out ... Read More »

Fisheries Commission orders one-month closed season for industrial trawlers

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The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) has instituted a one month closed season for industrial trawlers which started last Tuesday November 1. The closed season forms part of management measures contained in a National Marine Fisheries Management Plan (http://www.crc.uri.edu/download) developed by the ministry. Currently at the Tema and Sekondi fishing harbour, the trawlers are seen anchored at the ... Read More »

MTN Ghana bag 3 IPR awards

The MTN Ghana Team in a pose with Georgina Fiagbenu, PR discovery of the year

MTN Ghana has received three awards at the 5th Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Excellence Awards held in Accra. For the second consecutive year, the telecommunications leader was awarded the PR Organization of the Year in the telecommunication sector. In addition, MTN’s Heroes of Change CSR programme won the Best Community Relations Programme of the Year while the Senior Manager for ... Read More »

Glo chief Mike Adenuga receives Ghana’s highest national award

President Mahama honoured Adenuga at a ceremony in Accra on Saturday

Nigerian billionaire and owner of Globacom, Mike Adenuga has been conferred with the Ghanaian national award of ‘Companion Of The Star of Ghana’, the highest national honour in Ghana. At a televised ceremony in Accra, Ghana on Saturday, President John Mahama bestowed the honour on the Nigerian tycoon in recognition of the immense contributions he has made to Ghana’s economic ... Read More »

Ebenezer Asante: MTN Ghana CEO wins Best CEO in MTN Group

Ebenezer Asante is the first Ghanaian to serve as CEO of MTN Ghana

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN Ghana, Ebenezer Asante has been adjudged the CEO of the year within MTN Group, as voted for by the company’s senior leadership. This was announced at the MTN Group Leadership Gathering held in South Africa involving senior management from operating companies in the 22 different companies that make up the MTN Group. CEOs ... Read More »

Ghana pushing for free visa to China, Turkey and 3 others

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Barring any unforeseeable glitch, Ghanaians would soon be permitted to freely enter the Republic of China, Sudan, Cuba, Seychelles and the Republic of Turkey to visit or transact any business without Visa. Nationals of the said countries would also enjoy same. The agreements for such move are currently before Parliament for ratification. Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Emmanuel ... Read More »

Salt: Multi-billion dollar resource untapped

Songor Salt mining

Ghana has abundant salt deposits but is unable to satisfy West African demand let alone successfully compete with global producers. Known as ‘white gold’, salt is one of the most common minerals on the planet and throughout history has served as an important foundation of civilisation. Its importance cannot be over stated as there are about 14,000 documented benefits of ... Read More »

Ghana Bar Association’s role key in Election 2016 – Dr. Kotei Dzani

Dr Kotey Dzani1

The President of Groupe Ideal, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani, has said the Ghana Bar Association and the legal fraternity have a key role to play in attaining excellence in the 2016 polls. Speaking at the 2016 Ghana Bar Association conference in Accra, Dr.Dzani said Groupe Ideal believes “its association with the GBA will enhance efforts in advancing the nations developmental ... Read More »

Songor for all: Full statement of Ada Songor Women Association petition to President Mahama

The Ada Songor Salt Women Association held a peaceful demonstration at Sege on Thursday

ADA SONGOR SALT WINNERS WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION STATEMENT AND PETITION TO H.E. PRESIDENT JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA FOR SONGOR FOR ALL (FOR ALL TO THRIVE AT AND THROUGH THE SONGOR SALT LAGOON) presented through the Ada West District Chief Executive at our Peaceful Demonstration at Sege,  Ada West on Thursday, 29 September 2016. We are embarking on this Demonstration because we could ... Read More »

MTN partners Izone and Garmin launch health watches

Mr. Eric Nsarko, Sales Distribution Exec at MTN delivering an address at the launch

MTN, Ghana’s leading telecommunications provider, has partnered with Izone, its major distributor, and Garmin, the world’s leading satellite navigation lifestyle technology company, to launch a range of smart Wearable Tech watches. The products launched include: Garmin vivoFit3, vivoMove classic, vivoSmart HR, vivoActive HR, Fenix 3HR and Garmin Index smart scale. The devices connect with the user’s mobile phone to display ... Read More »