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Moneygram, Zeepay unveils money transfer service to all mobile wallets

Management of MoneyGram, a global provider of money transfer services and Zeepay, a mobile financial services company, have launched MoneyGram to Mobile transfer service directly to all major mobile wallets in Ghana. The platform enables customers to receive their remittances in cash, directly to the mobile money wallet in Africa’s …

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NCA’s new 4G move: a fix or more mess?

The National Communications Authority (NCA) is finally taking steps to ensure that at least each telecoms company gets to come into the 4G space after years of resisting attempts by broadband players and companies to partner for the purpose. As a first step, the NCA has just released a roadmap …

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Ghana to host regional headquarters of Chinese IT giant

Ghana has been chosen by China’s leading cloud computing company, Inspur Group Co. Ltd, to host its regional headquarters in West Africa. The decision, according to Mr Peter Sun, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Inspur Group, the second largest in China’s Information Technology industry, was because of the impressive …

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YAHSAT launches high-speed satellite broadband service in Ghana

Yahsat, the UAE-based satellite operator, on Tuesday officially launched its broadband satellite service, YahClick, in Ghana. The launch, which is in partnership with Yahsat’s regional broadcast and Internet service providers Comsys and Teledata, was announced during a press conference in Accra. With the introduction of YahClick, Yahsat, along with Service …

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Western Corridor Fibre Optic project to boost broadband connectivity – Bawumia

The $42 million Western Corridor Fibre Optic Project, which is a private sector-led initiative is to ensure access to high quality, fast, reliable and affordable broadband network service within the Western Region. The Western Corridor project to be executed within 18months would involve the laying of about 881 kilometre in-land …

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Only 1.5 billion MTN Ghana shares bought in IPO

MTN Ghana has offered 1,530,474,360 shares to Ghanaians and a number of foreigners in its ‘Initial Public Offer’ (IPO) which started on May 29, this year and ended on July 31, even though the company targeted 4.5 billion shares. The Offer, which was initiated to give the general public especially …

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Esoko launches digital platform for data collection

Esoko, a mobile technology service provider, on Thursday launched its latest innovative mobile application for digital data collection called “Insyt”. The launch of Insyt in Accra unveiled the latest digital innovation by the company, which has been providing digital asymmetry to the market over the past ten years. Insyt provides …

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New Nokia smartphones arrive on Ghanaian market

The HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, in efforts to rapidly renew its portfolio of Nokia Android smartphones has announced the availability of a range of Nokia devices on the Ghanaian market. Offering access to the latest Google services, such as the Google Assistant, the trio of smartphones Nokia …

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Nigeria accuses MTN of remitting $8.1b to parent company in South Africa – Reports

MTN Nigeria has ran into trouble yet again with the Nigerian authorities, this time in what is being described as an illegal repatriation of funds to its parent company, MTN Group of South Africa. Reports in Nigerian newspapers this morning say the Central Bank of Nigeria has ordered MTN to …

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GhIPSS engages finance directors on Instant Pay 

Officials of the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) have held a day’s engagement with finance directors of major companies to explain the workings and benefits of GhIPSS Instant Pay (GIP).

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