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ICT investment, partnership key to Africa’s digital growth

BY LI PENG Mr Li Peng, President of Huawei Southern Africa Region   RAPID ADVANCEMENTS in Information Communications Technologies (ICT) over the past 20 years have substantially altered the ways in which people live, work, play and interact with one another.   The World Bank’s World Development Report shows that …

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MTN to list on stock market today

GHANAIANS CAN, from today, Tuesday, May 29, own shares in MTN Ghana, the country’s telecommunication giant. MTN is ceding 35 % of its stake, through an Initial Public Offer (IPO), on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). The move is part of the requirement by the National Communication Authority for acquiring …

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Govt should move from old polices -Dr Yamson

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com ISHMAEL YAMSON and Associates, together with a group of experts in the economy, will have a roundtable on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, to delve into ways to help the economy grow in the country. According to Dr Ishmael Yamson, chairman of Ishmael Yamson and Associates, …

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31-year civil servant wins MTN two-bedroom apartment

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com A 31-YEAR-OLD civil servant, Samuel Obeng Amoako, has won a two-bedroom apartment worth $93,000 at DevTraco Court in Tema for emerging the ultimate winner of the MTN ‘Taking Over’ promo. Mr Maxwell Arthur, Senior Specialist at the Consumer Segment at MTN, explained that in all, …

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Producer Price Inflation rises to 6.4% in April

BY   ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com 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 service for the month of April 2018 recorded inflation rate of 6.4%.   Briefing the press, the Deputy Government …

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We’II pay GH¢100 K licence fees Private lotto Operators assures NLA

GHANA NATIONAL Chamber of Licensed Banker to Banker Lotto Operators and Agents (GNCLBBLOA) says it supports demand for the lotto operating licence fee of GH¢ 100.000.00 approved by the Board of Directors of National Lottery Authority (NLA) to be paid by private lotto operators. Addressing a press conference in Kumasi …

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Heritage Bank Ltd set to meet minimum capital

HERITAGE BANK Limited, Ghana has disclosed that it is firmly on track to meet the new minimum capital requirement set by the Bank of Ghana, well ahead of the stipulated December 2018 deadline.   Managing Director of the Bank, Mr Patrick Fiscian, made this revelation to some members of the …

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Vodafone’s SuperCare celebrates 1st anniversary

VODAFONE GHANA has celebrated the first anniversary of its revolutionary SuperCare service with members of the Ghana National Association for the Deaf (GNAD) at a ceremony in Accra.   The specialised service, which was opened to persons who are speech- and hearing-impaired, has received over 7000 video calls since its …

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LPG operators to go on strike today

THE GHANA Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Operators Association (GLiPGOA) has declared nationwide strike today, over failure of the government to address their concerns with regard to the Cylinder Recirculation Module. According to the group, the policy is ill-planned and will only worsen the unemployment rate in the country, adding that …

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Shell retailers, spouses rewarded with trip to Dubai

TWO RETAILERS, their spouses and a service champion, will be embarking on an all-expense paid trip to Dubai to participate in this year’s Shell Global Smiling Stars Programme.   According to the management the awardees were awarded for their demonstration, exceptional business performance and sustained customer centric approach to their …

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