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Over GH¢1.8m mobile money transactions made across networks in six days

About 23,000 transactions worth GH¢1.8 million have been done via mobile money interoperability platform since the launch on May 10. The figures represent customers who successfully sent out money to other mobile money users on other networks via the switch between May 10 and May 15. General Manager, Technology and …

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Tema Police flies crime monitoring drone

The Tema Regional Police Command on Thursday launched the use of a drone to monitor crime in the region. The GH¢7,000.00 worth phantom three drone was personally acquired for the Regional Command by its Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Nana Asomah Hinneh. The drone, which can fly up to …

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Mobile money transactions hit GH¢52.35b – Bank of Ghana

Mobile money transactions have increased by about 177 per cent between 2013 and March 2018, reaching GH¢312. 93 million and valued at GH¢52.35 billion transactions in March this year, Dr Ernest Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), has said. He said companies with GH¢48.24 million transactions were …

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Ghanaians to be able to use PayPal by 2020

Ghana is one of the countries from where PayPal, one of the most popular and secure online global payment platforms can’t be used. But Ghanaians will soon be able to use the platform when the country becomes compliant, the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia said today May 10, 2018 in …

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MTN Ghana launches trader’s pension scheme

MTN Ghana has launched a new initiative dubbed; ‘My Own Pension” to enable traders in the informal sector to save some money for their retirement just as the formal sector. “My Own Pension,” which goes with the slogan “Pension Papa Paa,” seeks to bridge the gap between the sectors to …

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Vice President to launch mobile money interoperability on May 10

It will be possible from next week to send mobile money from one mobile phone network to another seamlessly when the mobile money interoperability is launched on May 10. The launch, to be performed by the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, will come as a major relief as sending money …

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Nokia 7 Plus arrives in Ghana

HMD Global, distributors of Nokia phones has announced the arrival of ‘Nokia 7 Plus’ in the country.  A smartphone with striking design, the Nokia 7 plus combines innovative imaging capabilities and powerful performance for up to two days with one charge, It has an  enhanced dual-sight, highly sensitive ‘ZEISS’ optics …

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Supreme Court fixes June 7 to rule on NCA’s interpretation

The Supreme Court has slated June 7 to deliver its ruling in the case in which former board Chairman of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie and four others who are allegedly being held in a $4 million scandal. Baffoe-Bonnie and his four accomplices are before the apex court …

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IAEA commends Ghana for high commitment to safety at reactor

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has given Ghana high commendation for demonstrating high commitment for safety at the country’s research reactor. In a statement copied to ghanabusinessnews.com, the IAEA says the operator of Ghana’s research reactor has demonstrated a high commitment to safety following the conversion of the reactor …

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Online channels are driving major domestic appliances market

Online channels have become the highest drivers of the major domestic appliances market, according to research information provided by Natalia Andrievskaya, the Global Director MDA of GfK at the ongoing IFA Global Press Conference in Rome, Italy. According to the data, sales in appliances like washing machines, refrigerators, microwave ovens, …

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