Wednesday, January 22, 2020

National Lottery Authority introduces *787# mobile lottery

New lottery operative Wotiriyɛ has in collaboration with the National Lottery Authority (NLA) introduced an exciting mobile phone-based game called *787#. The goal of this game is to simplify the experience of playing the lottery. Anyone...

MTN: Nigeria ‘drops demand for billions in back taxes’

Telecomms giant MTN says demand for around $2bn ($1.5bn) in back taxes from Nigeria's attorney general has been withdrawn. The South African firm has been locked in a legal dispute with Nigerian authorities. In a...

AWA announces partnership with Air Burkina

Africa World Airlines (AWA) and Air Burkina, the national carrier of Burkina Faso, have announced an interline partnership to better connect passengers through AWA's hub in Accra. Under the partnership, passengers from Air Burkina's network can...

MTN announces new network code (059)

MTN the leading telecommunication service provider has added a new network code (059) to its existing codes. The new 059 block of numbers allotted by the industry regulator, National Communication Authority comes to add up...

Credit Unions to hold talks on rebranding

Credit Unions across the country will be meeting to have sincere talks on rebranding. The move has become necessary due to financial sector cleanup which saw many of them fold up. The development has dented the...

Oil prices rise after Iraq missile attacks

Oil prices have risen after two bases hosting US troops in Iraq were hit by ballistic missiles. Brent crude was up by 1.4% at $69.21 per barrel in the middle of the Asian trade, easing...

Ghana to set up Diasporan Savings and Investment Account

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has announced plans to establish a Diasporan Savings and Investment Account to attract people of African-American descent to invest in the various sectors of the country. Dubbed the...

MTN announces sale of tower businesses in Ghana and Uganda

The MTN Group has agreed to sell 49 per cent of its tower businesses in Ghana and Uganda to a subsidiary of American Tower Company for $523 million. MTN in a statement revealed that 49 per cent...

MTN exits towers businesses in Ghana and Uganda

MTN Group has agreed to sell its towers businesses in Ghana and Uganda as Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator refocuses on high-growth markets on the continent and in the Middle East. Clashes with regulators in...

Controller and Accountant General wins prestigious Leadership Award

The acting Controller and Accountant General, Mr Kwasi Kwaning Bosompem, has been adjudged the Governance and Civil Leader of the Year at the 2019 Ghana Leadership Awards. The honour, according to the organisers, was in...