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Girls in ICT Mentorship Program at MTN House – April 2022

As part of efforts to bridge the gap between gender and technology, MTN has partnered with the Ministry of Communication and Digitalization to host 80 young girls in ICT as part of a mentorship program.   The mentoring session forms part of a Girls in ICT program which is being executed by the Ministry of Communications and Digitalization. MTN Ghana is ... Read More »

22 communities in Ada-East declared open defecation free:

Ms. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee, Ada-East District Chief Executive has disclosed that a total of 22 out of 48 Open Defecation Prone communities in the District have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF). According to her, ‘Open Defecation Free’ (ODF) is a term used to describe communities that have shifted to using toilets instead of open defecation. This can happen, for ... Read More »

Didier Drogba loses bid to be Ivory Coast FA President

Didier Drogba lost a controversial bid to become president of the Ivory Coast Football Federation when he was eliminated after the first round of voting at Saturday’s elective congress. The former Chelsea star polled only 21 votes in a three-way race, with the two other candidates, Yacine Idriss Diallo (59) and Sory Diabate (50) polling more than double his tally. ... Read More »

MTN support Kwahu Easter festival with GH¢25k, other items

In a bid to support the efforts of the Traditional Authorities in Kwahu to revive the Easter celebration, MTN Ghana has extended its assistance to the people of Kwahu by cash and kind donation. MTN donated a cash amount of GH¢25,000, airtime worth GH¢ 2,500 and assorted drink hampers worth GH¢ 4,000 to the Kwahu Traditional Council and some sub-chiefs ... Read More »

Electrochem’s Songor contract is fake – Ada indegenes oppose McDan salt mining

A group of indigenes of Ada in the Greater Accra Region has said the government and the traditional authority in the area have no right to lease the Songor Lagoon to the private investor without their approval. Following the award of the contract to Electrochem Company Limited by the Government of Ghana, the group allegedly attacked belongings of the company ... Read More »

Those against my Ada salt project don’t have Ghana at heart – McDan

President of McDan Group, Daniel McKorley has said persons opposed to one of his investments in the salt sector are not patriots because the project is good for the nation. McDan has come under scrutiny following a 15-year monopoly lease for salt mining as part granted to his company by the Akufo-Addo government in addition to a private jet terminal license at Terminal One. ... Read More »

We will never leave any community flooded – Electrochem assures Ada residents

Salt manufacturing company, Electrochem Ghana Limited has said it is creating more access ways and outlets to facilitate the safe transfer of water from communities in the Ada area. There was heavy stagnation of water in communities such as Matsekope, Madagbe, Solom, Bornikope and Toflokpo following a heavy downpour on Tuesday. Some residents blamed the event on the activities of Electrochem Ghana. However, ... Read More »

Electrochem Ghana blamed for causing flood to displace residents of Ada Songhor

Residents around the Songor Lagoon in the Ada West District have blamed the operations of Electrochem Ghana for the recent flooding that ravaged the communities. The affected Communities including Salom, Toflokpo, Madagbe, Matsekope, and Bornikope were flooded after a downpour last week. According to the residents that particular incident was the first time hundreds of people had been displaced with several ... Read More »

Extension of entries of MTN Heroes of Change season 6 to April 25

MTN Ghana Foundation have announced that submission of entries for MTN Heroes of Change Season 6 dubbed ‘Special 25th Anniversary Edition’ have been extended to 25th April 2022. The extension is to enable the public to have ample time to scout and nominate their heroes. Members of the public who have not nominated their Heroes are encouraged to do so ... Read More »

MTN partner with IWF, Meta, ICMEC and Child Helpline International to launch the Help Children be Children campaign and Child Safety Online Africa Portal

MTN partners with IWF, Meta, ICMEC and Child Helpline International to launch  the Help Children be Children campaign and Child Safety Online Africa Portal to help prevent the spread of child sexual abuse material online MTN Group has joined forces with the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) Meta, ICMEC (the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children) and Child Helpline International, ... Read More »