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Ghana: Mobile Users Top 25 Million

| February 14, 2013

The number of mobile phone users in Ghana has risen to over 25 million to 25.62 million through the end of last year, the National Communications Authority (NCA) said in a published report. According to the regulator, last year telecom operators added some 4.35 million new subscribers. It said that MTN, the country’s leading operator […]

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Collapsed Melcom Building Had No Permit

| November 8, 2012

It has been established that the Melcom multi-storey shopping complex at Achimota in Accra, which collapsed today does not have the necessary building permit. The Member of Parliament for Okaikoi South, Mrs Elizabeth Sackey, disclosed to Joy News that she has reliably been informed, when she enquired from the building inspector for the area, that […]

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Achimota Melcom Collapse

| November 7, 2012

It is reported that the ultra modern Melcom building at Achimota-Neoplan has collapsed. Reports say an unspecified number of persons have been trapped in the rubble, while rescue efforts are under way. Witnesses say the four-storey building caved in suddenly Wednesday morning arround 9:20 a.m. Joy FM’s Rashidat Kadiri who was at the scene reported that at […]

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Vodafone in Court for Wrongful Dissmissals

| October 24, 2012

Some dismissed workers of Vodafone Ghana have taken the bull by the horn and filed a writ of summons in an Accra high court to seek redress to halt the intimidation and unlawful dismissals being perpetuated against Ghanaians by the new owners who took over from Ghana telecom in 2007. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) […]

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Glo Gista

| September 4, 2012

Glo Mobile Ghana, the African telecommunications giant, today outdoored a new product, the “Glo Gista” , packaged to heighten the network experience of Glo subscribers and to empower customers to take full advantage of their mobile phones to develop their businesses and social relationships. Glo Gista, is a special consumer package which enables Glo’s pre-paid […]

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Ghana and Cameroon

| August 21, 2012

In a world which becomes a little smaller every day thanks to giant technological advances, it becomes imperative for corporations to adapt their business practices to the cultures and traditions of the localities where they operate. In lots of cases, the success of globalized businesses depends on how well they adapt to cross-cultural differences. In […]

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Mobile Money in Ghana to increase 265% in 2012

| August 10, 2012

Demonstrating once again that developing economies are adopting mobile payments at a faster clip than economies where consumers have more financial options, MTN Mobile Money said it has recorded a total of 9.5 million transactions worth GHC 113 million ($58 million) between 2009 and 2011. What’s more, the company expects to record 13.5 million transactions […]

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Ghana’s New Up-and-Coming ICT Entrepreneurs: Nana Yaw Amoah Yeboah Afari

| August 3, 2012

21-year-old Nana Yaw Amoah Yeboah Afari, one of Ghana’s new up-and-coming ICT entrepreneurs, will launch three ICT solutions next month. Adding to this, he is also studying for a BSc at the Presbyterian University College and running his own ICT company. Afari describes himself as an advocate of African transformation through technology and the Information […]

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Ghana President John Evans Atta Mills is dead

| July 24, 2012

President John Evans Atta Mills has died. The President died on Tuesday afternoon hours after announcing to Parliament that he was leaving for Nigeria. He is said to have died from an acute cardiac arrest. President Mills on Saturday celebrated his 68th birthday on a low key with orphans in Accra. A statement sent from the Presidency, Chief […]

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Vodafone Ghana New Modem with Improved Speed

| July 16, 2012

Vodafone Ghana has released an all new K3806 modem, which has so far proven to give relatively very fast internet download and upload speeds, comparable to Expresso’s CLIQ and MTN’s Fastlink Modem in practice. The company is offering double value on tariff as a welcome package for new users, which means for GHS55 one gets […]

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Glo Ghana Mobile Market Share

| July 9, 2012

Current mobile subscriber base figures from the Ghana National Communication Authority (NCA) ending May 31, 2012 indicate Glo Mobile Ghana has scooped some two per cent market share after just one month of its operations in Ghana. The mobile subscriber league table indicates Glo finished its first month of operations with 468,508 subscribers, which is […]

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Sarkodie (Ghana) wins BET Awards 2012

| July 4, 2012

Sarkodie Obidi simply known as Sarkodie (born Micheal Owusu) is a Ghanaian hiplife/hiphop artist making a whole lot of waves on Ghana’s and International music scenes. His ability to string several words together in a very fast pace puts him in a league of his own. During a tour in Ghana a few years back, […]

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