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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 »

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 »

Ada East MP Doyoe Cudjoe donates items to tidal waves victims

Member of Parliament (MP) for Ada East Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe has donated items to the victims of the recentc tidal waves within her constituency. The MP visited the victims on Sunday, 10 April 2022, to commiserate with them. At one of the most affected communities, Azizakpe, the tidal waves led to the destruction of properties and displaced persons, forcing them ... Read More »

MTN Ghana CFO urges women who want to take up leadership position to make themselves visible

The Chief Finance Officer for MTN Ghana, Antoinette Kwofie, has urged women who aspire to take up leadership positions to make themselves visible in order to make an impact in society. This, she believes, will help bridge the gender gap and promote gender equality. Ms. Kwofie was speaking at the 2022 ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’ program organized by ... Read More »

MTN honours 22 individuals, organisations: Unveils $1bn infrastructure investments

MTN Ghana has started investing about $1 billion to upgrade its network infrastructure in the next five years to be able to deliver quality service. The investment is also part of the company’s new strategy dubbed Ambition 2025, aimed at transforming the network from a traditional telecom (telco) to a platform or technology (techco) player with enhanced digital services.   ... Read More »

BoG warns Ghanaians against cryptocurrency called ‘Freedom Coin’

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has warned Ghanaians and the public against the launch of an unauthorized cryptocurrency named ‘Freedom Coin.’ According to the central bank, its attention has been drawn to an impending launch of this operation. It has thus cautioned the public not to do business with or patronise this new product. A statement issued by the BoG ... Read More »