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Google offers free Gmail SMS in Ghana

Gmail, the free web-based email service provided by the world’s leading Internet search engine Google has added a free SMS feature to the service for users in Ghana. The service was activated Thursday March 11, 2010. The service according to Google offers the feature on MTN, Zain, Tigo and Kasapa. …

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Ghana is most preferred PBO investment destination in sub-Sahara Africa

Ghana has been identified as the most preferred destination in Sub-Saharan Africa for investments in Business Processing Outsourcing. Ghana leaped from its 27th position on the Kearney Global Services Location Index that ranks countries’ ability to handle business processes in 2007 to become the first preferred destination in Sub-saharan Africa …

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Zain Ghana running at a loss

Zain Ghana, part of the global mobile telephony providers owned by Kuwaiti mobile giant, Zain Group is said to be running at a loss. Following talks between India’s Bharti to buy Zain Group’s Africa assets, Bharti lost $3.6 billion in market capitalization, a report on the website Livemint has said. …

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Mobile phones to be used to curb maternal mortality

Grameen Foundation, an NGO in healthcare services, is pioneering a concept of using mobile phones to monitor the condition of pregnant women and babies. Ms Kirsten Gagnaire, Project Manager in an address at the fourth anniversary celebration of the Volta Foundation in Ho last Friday said, health workers manning Community …

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MTN introduces electronic self service

Ghana’s number one telecommunications service provider, MTN, on Monday introduced a new Electronic Self service platform dubbed “E-self Care” onto the Ghanaian telecommunications market. This forms part of new, exciting and innovative telecommunication products and services it plans to roll out for the convenience of subscribers. The company said in …

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Court adjourns Vodafone, GT sale case to March 9

The Supreme Court, on Monday adjourned to March 9, the sale of Ghana Telecom (GT) to Vodafone International Holdings BV case. This was after the nine-member panel had found that the High Court which referred the matter to it had not complied with the rules of the court. The Court …

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HP intensifies fight against fake products in Ghana, Nigeria

Users of HP products in Ghana are at a higher risk of using fake products, especially printer cartridges as a result of growing counterfeiting. Most HP print cartridges on the market in Ghana these days are of inferior quality and do not provide satisfaction to users. And Hewlett Packard (HP) …

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Vodafone Ghana launches 'The Vodafone Way'

Vodafone Ghana has launched a new business model dubbed “The Vodafone Way”, aimed at a significant shift in the work culture of employees and partners of the telecom giant to make it more customer oriented. A statement signed and issued by Isaac Abraham, Corporate Communications Manager of the Company, said Mr. …

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Work on Ghana's first Technology Park begins

A ceremony to begin work on Ghana’s first Technology Park at Adako-Jachie in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality of the Ashanti Region was held on Thursday. The $2 million project is being funded jointly by the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and IBIS TECH, a business consultancy firm. On completion, …

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Google maps platform for businesses in Ghana

The Internet is growing and what is called the virtual world is becoming dynamic everyday and it is time for Ghanaian businesses to get online and do business. Google, one of the world’s leading internet businesses has launched a product, Google Maps for Ghana. And this will make it possible …

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