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MTN Foundation to give scholarship to 300 students

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com THREE HUNDRED universities students will be privileged to enjoy free scholarship scheme packages under the sponsorship of MTN Foundation Ghana, which will take effect in 2018 academic year. Briefing some members of the Journalists for Business Advocacy (JBA) in MTN House, Accra, Mrs Georgina Asare …

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USAID celebrates contributions of women in agribusiness

THE UNITED States Agency for International Development (USAID) and MEL Consulting Limited have hosted a “Women in Agribusiness” summit to highlight the contributions of women in Ghana’s agricultural sector. The event brought together women-led agribusinesses, farmers, processors, business service providers, financial institutions, the Government of Ghana and development partners. In attendance were …

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Nine banks raise GH¢510m syndicated loan for MTN

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADJETEY Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com ECOBANK GHANA and eight local banks have partnered MTN Telecommunication to sign GHø510 million syndicated loan to finance infrastructure expansion in the country. Mr Dan Sackey, Managing Director of Ecobank Ghana at the ceremony in MTN House said the ceremony is a confirmation of the …

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Vodafone wins two awards at UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce awards

VODAFONE GHANA has won two prestigious awards at the maiden edition of the Business Excellence Awards hosted by the UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC). The event seeks to recognise the great works of reputable Ghanaian and UK companies operating in the country whilst providing a platform for intimate interactions between …

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Govt sets up cyber security secretariat

DR MAHAMUDU Bawumia, the Vice-President, has said that the government has set up an Inter-Ministerial Advisory Committee and a National Cyber Security Secretariat as Ghana begins the implementation of a National Cyber Security Policy and Strategy. He explained that the two bodies had been tasked to advise, devise and oversee …

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Ghana to create Silicon Valley

BY ERICA ARTHUR A GHANAIAN-AMERICAN fibre optics inventor, Dr Thomas Mensah, is spearheading an effort to create the Silicon Valley of Ghana. Dr Mensah, a Fellow of the American National Academy of Inventors and President of Georgia Aerospace (an Atlanta-based company), after his visit to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and …

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Vivo Energy, Engen Holdings enter share transaction

VIVO ENERGY Holding BV (Vivo Energy) has agreed to enter into a share transaction with Engen Holdings (Pty) Limited (Engen Holdings), a 100% subsidiary of Engen Limited, in relation to the purchase of shares in Engen International Holdings (Mauritius) Limited (Engen International Holdings) for the exchange of a shareholding in …

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KRIF Ghana launches customer feedback device

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH THE EXECUTIVE Chairman of Krif Ghana, Reverend Kennedy Okosun, has urged business entities to pay attention to their customer experience in order to thrive. This, he added, would retain and grow customer loyalty by delivering on-target solutions to satisfy customers’ expectations. Speaking at the launch of its …

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Govt to acquire 25% shares in AirtelTigo

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com THE MINISTER of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has said that the government is yet to decide which tool to use to acquire 25% shares in AirtelTigo. According to the Minister, the government has an embedded option to purchase up to 25% of the shares of the …

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MTN marks 10 years of brightening lives

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com MTN GHANA Foundation, the Corporate Social Investment wing of MTN Ghana is celebrating 10 years of brightening lives through education, Health and Economic Empowerment. Mrs Georgina Asare-Fiagbenu, a Senior Manager in Sustainability and Social Impact at MTN Ghana Foundation said the growth and success of its …

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