Saturday, May 8, 2021

Gov’t acquired AirtelTigo for One dollar – Ursula

The Minister for Communications and Digitisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekulful, has revealed that telecommunications network AirtelTigo was acquired by the government of Ghana for just One dollar ($1). According to her, claims that the government acquired AirtelTigo...

GIPC to ensure $2.7 billion investments yields full benefits

Government has assured that the $2.7 billion in investment inflows reported by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) for the year 2020 will be put to prudent use for the benefit of Ghanaians. Speaking at...

New microinsurance product offers GHS 1,5,15 and 30 monthly payment via mobile money

 Hollard Life Assurance has partnered with pan-African fintech company, Cassava Fintech and Vodafone to launch a micro-insurance product providing funeral and disability cover to the underserved. The insurance product, called ‘MeBanbɔ’ – loosely translated to...
Communications Minister Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful

Gov’t signs agreement with AirtelTigo for transfer of ownership

The government of Ghana has signed an agreement with telecommunications company AirtelTigo for the transfer of ownership to the state. The government of Ghana and the parent companies of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings B.V.,...

Ghana not downgraded to lower income status – Terkper

Ghana has not been downgraded from a middle-income country to lower-income status by the International Monetary Fund, former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper has stated. "We've not been downgraded if you use the main criteria, which...

Bawumia inspects installation of unique addressing system for Ghana

The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has inspected work on the ongoing installation of unique addresses on all 7.5 million properties across the country. The new addressing system, which leverages the existing...

LPG marketers resist new energy sector recovery levy

The LPG Marketers Association has opposed the recent hike in taxes on Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) following the passage of the energy sector levy amendment act. The association said the law has introduced an 18pesewas/kilo...

Alibaba accepts record China fine and vows to change

Chinese tech giant Alibaba said on Monday that it accepted a record penalty imposed by the country's anti-monopoly regulator. Regulators slapped a $2.8bn fine after a probe determined that it had abused its market position...

Strategic Mobilisation saves Ghana GH¢1bn

Strategic Mobilisation  Ghana Ltd (SML), Ghana’s-first digital project to monitor petroleum products across 16 depots, recorded one billion cedis in revenue. This helped Government to realize more money while reducing leakages in the fuel-value chain. The...

Starr Market survey – Prices of food items at Malata market

6th April 2021. FOODSTUFFS                      After Easter                      Before Easter              1.A tuber of yam                      Gh16-17                  Gh10-8               INCREASED 2.Cassava                                       GH2,5,10                  GH20,15,10        DECREASED COMMENT: The...

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