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Telecoms companies stand to gain $70b in digital services in emerging markets including Ghana – Report

Telecoms operators in emerging markets like Ghana stand to benefit from some $70 billion opportunity in digital services if they get their acts right. The opportunity stems from research jointly completed by leading mobile commerce company, Upstream and technology research company Ovum, which shows that untapped digital services opportunities in …

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President Akufo-Addo swears-in last batch of ministers

The Ministers with the President President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn into office the last batch of 11 ministerial nominees approved by Parliament, charging them to render service in humility and with integrity and to expeditiously declare their assets. “You must see the opportunity of ministerial appointment as an …

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Indian firm introduces Bajaj motorbikes in Ghana

SOMOCO Ghana Limited in partnership with Baja Auto, an India based motorbike manufacturer, has launched the Bajaj Boxer 150 Motorbikes into the Ghanaian auto market. The new Boxer 150 Motorbike is targeted at low end users who intend to use it to run errands on a daily basis. Mr Krishna …

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University of Edinburgh to honour Kufuor with doctorate degree

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has left Accra for the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, to receive an Honorary Doctor of Letters (PhD) degree by the University of Edinburgh. A statement from his Spokesperson, Mr Frank Agyekum, said the award was in recognition of the Former President’s contribution to international development. The …

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Tony Blair’s wife urges Ghana to initiate moves to set up African Arbitration Centre

Vice-President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur on Wednesday lauded a suggestion to establish an African Arbitration Centre in Accra and said the idea would be considered by Government. He, however, noted that the establishment of such a centre was a capital intensive project adding that the Government of Ghana would liaise with …

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Christians urged to support sustainable development

Dr Joe Oteng-Adjei, Minister of Environmental, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has called on Christians to be mindful of environmental issues around them. He said they must also support the government in its efforts towards sustainable development to ensure good ecological management. Dr Oteng-Adjei, whose speech was read by Dr …

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United Nations supports GJA Awards

The United Nations (UN) System in Ghana on Wednesday donated cheque for GH¢ 50.000.00 to the upcoming Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) awards. With the aim of honouring journalists who excel in promoting development issues, the donation is expected to cover 10 winning categories ranging from maternal health, culture, nutrition, family …

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Gold dealer jailed for stealing

The former chief of Amonakokrom, Gregory Manu, 33, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for stealing GH¢78,000 belonging to Strategic Energy Limited based in Accra. He was convicted on his own plea. Prosecuting Chief Inspector Florence Tawiah told the Court presided over by Mr …

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19-year-old food vendor granted GH¢5,000 bail

A Tarkwa Circuit Court has granted bail in the sum of GH¢5,000 to a 19- year-old food vendor, Charlotte Afful for intentionally and unlawfully causing harm to one Patricia Nyameyedo. She pleaded not guilty and will re-appear before the Court on October 28. Prosecuting Chief Inspector Edward Paddy told the …

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Man, 30, jailed ten years for stealing GH¢140,000 from employer

A 30-year-old man who stole GH¢140,000.00 from his employer has been given a 10 year jail term by a Kumasi Circuit Court. Gilbert Nsoh pleaded not guilty to the charge but the Court found him culpable after trial. Police Inspector Daniel Opoku told the Court presided over by Mr Emmanuel …

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