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Ignore 15% transport fare rumour — GPRTU

The GPRTU says rumours of intended increase in transport fares should be ignored

DAAKYEHENE OFOSU AGYEMAN THE GHANA Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has called on the general public to ignore statements and rumours making  rounds that transport fares will be increased by next week. GPRTU, which is the umbrella body that unites private commercial vehicle owners and their drivers in Ghana, said …

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MTN partners with Huawei Tecnology: To unveil ‘Huawei Mate 9’

Mr Long Feing, President of Huawei Technologies for Southern Africa Regional Device (L), with Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of MTN Ghana, Mr Asher Khan, showcasing the new ‘Huawei Mate 9’

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI MTN GHANA, in partynership with Huawei Technologies, has launched a new android phone called ‘Huawei Mate 9’ in Accra. The phone, according to the two partners, will make customers have new experience in smart phones. Speaking at the launch, the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of MTN Ghana, …

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SEC suspends licences of two investment companies

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended the licences of Met Capital Group Limited and Mec-Ellis Investments Limited, both investment advisors, for breaching some provisions of the Securities Industries Law. “The Commission kindly requests any person who has given funds to Mec-Ellis and Met Capital Group for investments to …

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My legal case with Zain will not affect my job —Ursula

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister-designate for Communications

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI MRS URSULA Owusu-Ekuful, Minister-designate for Communications, who is currently at the Human Rights Court following a case of unlawful dismissal by Zain Ghana Limited, now Airtel, says there are moves to settle the matter amicably. She explained during her turn at the ministerial vetting by Parliament’s Appointments …

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BoG warns public against dealing with Agro Development Fund Services Limited

BoG has warned the general public, especially residents in Sunyani, not to operate with Agro Development Fund Services Ltd

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI THE BANK of Ghana (BoG) has issued a warning to the general public, especially residents of Sunyani and its environs in the Brong Ahafo Region, not to engage in any form of microfinance activity with Agro Development Fund Services Limited (ADF Services Ltd). A public notice published …

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Tigo upgrades network to increase data speeds

Amir Abdelazim, Chief Technology and Information Officer for Tigo

IN PURSUIT of excellence in delivering the best network experience for customers, Mobile Network Operator Tigo is embarking on a dual carrier expansion project within the Greater Accra, Ashanti and Western regions. “Essentially this would double the offered speeds to Tigo 3G customers, in addition to improving clarity for voice …

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Airtel refutes media report on Africa exit

Raghunath Mandava, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Africa

AIRTEL AFRICA, a leading telecommunications company with operations in 15 countries across Africa, has refuted speculative media reports erroneously stating its possible exit from Africa. The organization has reaffirmed that it remains committed to Africa and will continue to invest in its operations to grow sustainably in Africa.  Airtel Africa’s …

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Duffuor Foundation launched

Dr Kwabena Duffour

THE HODA Holdings has launched the Duffuor Foundation with the primary function of serving as the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the group. “This is to help further our Founder’s objective of giving back to society and seeing to the needs of the underprivileged. This Foundation metamorphosed from the Dr …

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Industrial commodities prices to surge in 2017 – World Bank

THE WORLD Bank has forecasted strong gains for industrial commodities like energy and metals in 2017, holding crude oil price forecast for the year at $55 per barrel due to tightening supply and strengthening demand. The Bank’s January 2017 Commodity Markets Outlook said the forecast for crude oil is a …

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Traders abandon Odawna market: Due to two fire outbreaks in 2015

Some of the rejected shops at Odawna market

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI SOME TRADERS at the Odawna market at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra have abandoned their shops because  the government has neglected them as it failed to come to their aid after the fire outbreaks that occurred there in March and June two years ago. When the …

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