Thursday, October 29, 2020

Gov’t to acquire AirtelTigo

Bharti Airtel’s board on Wednesday cleared the sale of its Ghana joint venture –AirtelTigo- to the government of Ghana, and is taking an impairment charge of Rs184.1 crore for the transaction. “The parties are in...

Ghana back to HIPC not surprising – Bokpin

An Economist and Professor of Finance at the University of Ghana Business School, Godfred Bokpin, says Ghana's return to HIPC (Highly Indebted Poor Country) is not surprising. The World Bank has listed Ghana in the...

Samsung Group titan Lee Kun-hee dies aged 78

Lee Kun-hee, the chairman of South Korea's largest conglomerate, Samsung Group, has died aged 78. Mr Lee helped to grow his father's small trading business into an economic powerhouse, diversifying into areas like insurance and...

Ghana is ready for AfCFTA – Trade Minister

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen has given assurances that given the structures in place, Ghana is ready to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). According to him, government...

Ghanaian enterprises should be frontline actors in AfCFTA – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has reiterated government’s commitment to assisting Ghanaian enterprises to take advantage of the coming into force of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Speaking at the 2nd National Conference on the African...

Tecno Camon 16 Premier Review: Africa’s top Chinese brand brings the value

In nearly half a decade of covering Chinese phone brands, there has been a rise from obscure upstarts or mainly local power players to globally recognized brands with billboards in places ranging from Tokyo...

Equity Health Insurance makes industry entry

Ghana’s private health insurance industry has welcomed a new player. Operating under the trade name Equity Health Insurance (EHI), it is headed by Elton Afari, a known business leader in the private health insurance ecosystem. Duly...

BoG wins Central Bank of the Year award

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has been honoured at the seventh Central Banking Awards. The Governor of the BoG, Dr Ernest Addison received the Central Bank of Year award on behalf of the bank. The organisers of the...

Tecno Ghana targets 40k sales by end 2020 as it launches Camon 16 series

TECNO Mobile Ghana, a leading brand of smartphones in Africa has launched its new Camon 16 series unto the Ghanaian market. The new range of devices is expected to join the many other phones...

Kenya: Airtel selects Ericsson to modernize its 4G network

Airtel Africa is expanding its strategic partnership with Ericsson to enable 4G coverage in Kenya. With Ericsson’s Radio Access Network (RAN) and packet core products for 4G, Airtel subscribers will experience enhanced quality of...

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