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Eight start-ups flourish under MTN-ICT incubation project

Mrs Cynthia Lumor, Corporate Services Executive of MTN, inspecting one of the projects

BENEFICIARIES OF the Information Communications Technology (ICT) Business Incubation project launched in June 2016 by MTN Ghana Foundation in partnership with Ghana Multimedia Incubation Centre (GMIC) continue to make very positive strides. The project is aimed at encouraging young people with good business ideas to start their own businesses, thus …

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Galamsey affecting power supply – ECG

BY KOJO ANSAH THE ELECTRICITY Company of Ghana (ECG) has revealed that the destructive activities of illegal miners are affecting its operation in some parts of the Eastern Region. The company explained that the illegal miners sometimes prospect for gold around both high and low voltage poles, rendering the poles …

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MTN awards winners of ‘MTN Apps Challenge’

Corporate Services Executive of MTN, Mrs Cynthia Lumor (Middle) presenting the award to Amatsi, the overall winners

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI | rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com TELECOMMUNICATIONS GIANT MTN on Tuesday awarded winners of the fourth edition of its ‘MTN Apps Challenge’ completion in Accra. This year’s event, which was categorised into three participating groups – universities, freelance and senior high schools – was on the theme ‘Challenging and Empowering the Youth …

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MTN Heroes of Change Season III airs on TV: Rev. Fr. Moses Asaah to be profiled this weekend

Rev. Fr. Moses Asaah, founder of Regentropfen Education Foundation

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI | rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com AFTER SEVERAL months of screening over 2,400 entries received for Season III of MTN Heroes of Change, the final 10 projects have started airing on television and the airing is expected to run for the next 10 weeks. The final 10 nominees are Joseph Asakibeem, Dr …

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MSBM launches MBA programme in Ghana

A group photograph after the event with some executives of MSBM

BY PHILIP ANTOH | y.antoh@yahoo.com INTEGRATED CORPORATE Services, a company that provides business support services, in partnership with London School of Business and Management (MSBM), has introduced a flexible and affordable new MBA programme aimed at providing world class opportunity to business owners at their own convenience within a period of …

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PPI increased to 5.4% in February 2017

Eleven major groups in Manufacturing recorded inflation rates above the sector average of 3.5% in February 2017

KWESI EWUR GHANSAH THE PRODUCER Price Index (PPI) that measures the average change over time in the prices received by domestic producers for the production of their goods and services for the month of February 2017 recorded 5.4%. The rate represents a 2.3 percentage point decrease in producer inflation relative …

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Govt to set up Bauxite-Aluminum Authority: In three months

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI | rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that his government will set up an integrated bauxite-aluminium development authority in the next three months to enable  relevant resources to be gathered to check exploitation. The President said this at the Africa CEO Forum held in Geneva, …

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Kintampo waterfalls closed  indefinitely

Kintampo Waterfalls

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI | rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com THE KINTAMPO waterfalls tourist site in the Brong Ahafo Region has been closed down indefinitely due to Sunday’s disaster that claimed the lives of 19 students. A statement issued by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, said the closure is to enable thorough security …

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Attafuah appointed MD of Airports company

John Attafuah, new Managing Director of GACL

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI | rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo has appointed Mr John Dekyem Attafuah, an Information Technology professional, as the new Managing Director (MD) of Ghana Airports Company Limited. Mr Attfuah was the MD of Vitual Access Ltd, a market research company, and has 30 years’ experience …

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MiDA board chair meets Management Team

Professor Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu (middle) with a meeting with the board

PROFESSOR YAA Ntiamoa-Baidu, new chairperson of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) Board, has met with MiDA’s management team a few days after the inauguration of the reconstituted MiDA Board. The meeting, which comes ahead of her maiden board meeting next week, gave Prof Ntiamoa-Baidu the opportunity to get acquainted with …

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