NALO Solutions organises personal branding and photoshoot session for women in business

NALO Solutions organises personal branding and photoshoot session for women in business

Ghana’s top provider of Bulk SMS services, NALO Solutions Limited, has organized a workshop on personal branding and photography sessions for women in business in collaboration with WeMomprenuers, a women’s advocacy organisation. The workshop, which was facilitated by Petra Aba Asamoah, a marketing executive and author, forms part of NALO Solutions’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) …

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SEND Ghana: Setting the standard for Ghana’s COVID-19 social accountability

SEND Ghana: Setting the standard for Ghana’s COVID-19 social accountability

COVID-19 has left a generation scarred in its wake. From the lingering economic effects, such as the disruptions to supply chains across the world to the apprehension whenever an unmasked person sneezes, especially, in an enclosed space, the impact is undeniable. Ghana’s response to COVID-19 was heralded globally for being swift and comprehensive, and in …

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Tecno camon 19 series is the official smartphone sponsor of the ghana black stars in qatar 2022

TECNO Camon 19 series is the official smartphone sponsor of the Ghana Black stars in Qatar 2022

Tecno is a top smartphone brand in Africa and a major player worldwide that has exemplified its focus on product quality, client-centric culture, and up-to-date innovation. As pioneers in the smartphone industry, Tecno Ghana has been committed to delivering only the best to Ghanaians gaining much-deserved popularity and patronage in the country up to date. …

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SVP Ebenezer Asante launches MTN Group program to bridge data analytics skills gap

SVP Ebenezer Asante launches MTN Group program to bridge data analytics skills gap

MTN Ghana along with seven (7) other MTN operations earlier today, launched the Data Science Analytics training program. The program forms part of the MTN Skills Academy’s work to promote digital skills for digital jobs, in turn supporting MTN Group’s strategic intent of providing digital solutions for Africa’s progress. To address Africa’s digital skills gap, …

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African healthtech

How will geopolitical uncertainty and the economic downturn affect investment in the African healthtech sector?

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world was primed for a substantial increase in health and biotech spending and investment. Governments and the private sector alike promised to dedicate funding so that they would be adequately prepared for the next pandemic if or when it came. Over the course of 2020 and 2021, …

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George Fosu

George Fosu appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors (GARIA)

The Governing Council of the Ghana Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. George Fosu as the Chief Executive Officer of the professional association with effect from 1st September 2022. George Fosu has a 30-year track record across a variety of economic sectors and geographies (Cohen Arnold & …

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Dataware, Think! Data Services and Citsys hold Data Analytics Seminar for financial institutions

Three tech companies that offer data, security, and cloud services, Dataware Tech, Think! Data Services and Citsys have held an insightful Data Analytics Seminar that focused on financial service providers in Ghana. The event hosted by Cloudmania, a cloud technology firm, in Accra on Thursday, November 3, 2022, was held on the theme, ‘Deriving Value …

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Slamm Foundation Women in Cybersecurity

Slamm Foundation trains 10 women in cybersecurity for free for 6 months

Slamm Foundation, under its Women in Tech Programme, is training 10 young ladies in cybersecurity for free for the next six months. Slamm Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Slamm Technologies, an Information Technology (IT) firm that offers IT Support, Career Services, and Corporate IT Training. The training seeks to provide on-the-job …

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Premium Visa & Passport Centre

Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey inaugurates the first Ghana Premium Application Center in London, UK

A new Ghana Visa and Passport Application Center has opened in London, United Kingdom, to provide innovative and convenient consular services to Ghanaian citizens and visitors to Ghana. Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, on Tuesday, 8 November 2022, officially inaugurated the Premium Application Center (PAC) in London. This …

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MTN Ghana reviews mobile data prices

MTN Ghana delays mobile data prices review implementation

MTN Ghana has announced a postponement in the implementation of its new data prices scheduled for November 14, 2022. The delay in the implementation is to allow for broader stakeholder alignment. The current data tariff plans will continue until further notice. On November 11, 2022, MTN Ghana announced a 15% upward review of its mobile …

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MTN Ghana reviews mobile data prices

MTN Ghana reviews mobile data prices

MTN Ghana has announced a 15% upward review of its mobile data prices for both Pay Monthly and Pay-As-You-Go users effective November 14, 2022. The review covers data bundle offers available on the short code 138 &170, as well as purchases through Electronic Voucher Distribution (EVD), MTN Pulse, and Data Zone except for XtraTime.  With …

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Stratcomm Africa confirms all is set for the December edition of The Ghana Garden and Flower Show at Efua Sutherland Children’s Park

Stratcomm Africa confirms all is set for the December edition of The Ghana Garden and Flower Show at Efua Sutherland Children’s Park

Strategic Communication Africa Limited (Stratcomm Africa) and the Ghana Garden and Flower Movement are set to deliver an enchanting December edition of the exciting  Ghana Garden and Flower Show (GGFS). The December edition of the Show was introduced in 2021 to usher in the 10th anniversary of the main GGFS and has become a regular …

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50 Tertiary Ladies Benefit from Huawei Seeds for the Future 2022

50 Tertiary ladies benefit from Huawei Seeds for the Future 2022

Leading ICT Company, Huawei Ghana has offered 50 outstanding Ghanaian tertiary ladies the opportunity to take part in its global flagship Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, “Seeds for the Future 2022”. The program which began on October 31 climaxed today, November 7, 2022 at the Huawei Ghana Office in Accra with a Tech4Good competition among …

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18-year-old SHS graduate launches social media platform for Africa

Frederick Abila, a Technology enthusiast has fused his passion and skill into developing a top-notch new-generation social media platform. Frederick is an eighteen-year-old Ghanaian native who has recently completed Labone Senior high school.  The dream to develop Buzz Chat came up when scrolling through a Twitter feed. With the idea of setting up something that …

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President of GFA Kurt Okraku and CEO of MTN Selorm Adadevoh

MTN Ghana signs 2 million dollar contract with GFA as headline sponsors of Ghana’s Black stars

MTN Ghana has signed a $2million agreement (Cedi equivalent) with the Ghana Football Association to be headline sponsors of the Black stars. The two-year sponsorship package will cover the Black Stars for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and the next African Cup of Nations in 2024. In his remarks during a brief signing ceremony …

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Spotify launches Black Panther

Spotify launches Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Official Playlist with immersive listening experience

As fans assemble ahead of the eagerly anticipated return to Wakanda, Spotify is launching the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Official Playlist featuring new music as well as exclusive content from the cast. The soundtrack includes the lead single “Lift Me Up” from global icon Rihanna, plus 19 original tracks from Tems, Fireboy DML, CKay featuring …

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Beating the crypto-creepies during Halloween

Beating the crypto-creepies during Halloween – Binance launched a series of myth-busting educational resources to prove crypto doesn’t have to be scary!

The world of crypto and Web3 can be a scary place – full of myths, rumors and inaccuracies, so this Halloween, Binance launched an educational series that aims to demystify the world of Web3 – taking the creepy out of crypto and making it one less thing to be frightened by. In a recent social …

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Dario Bianchi- Chief Digital Officer MTN Ghana

Ayoba Messaging app records 2million subscriber milestone in Ghana

MTN Ayoba, the all-in-one instant messaging super app which was developed to bridge the digital divide and harness growth in the African economy by breaking barriers to the internet, digital services, and affordability, has now reached two million customers right here in Ghana. Ayoba is more than a platform and more than an app. It …

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Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to grace SSI Awards 2022

… as more than 40 individuals, companies nominated The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia will be the Special Guest of Honour at the 6th edition of the Sustainability and Social Investment (SSI) Awards in Accra on Friday November 18, 2022, at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel, Accra. Also, in attendance will be Yoofi Grant, CEO …

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MEST Africa Challenge announces the top 5 finalists going into the final stage of the competition

MEST Africa Challenge announces the top 5 finalists going into the final stage of the competition

MEST Africa has announced Sproutly (Nigeria), Kweli (Senegal), Swoove (Ghana), Hisa (Kenya) and Desert Green Africa (South Africa) as the startups who will be into the grand finale of the 2022 MEST Africa Challenge pitch competition. The pan-African pitch competition opened applications in July this year for pre-seed and seed-stage technology startups in Ghana, Nigeria, …

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Emirates boarding pass unlocks hundreds of offers in Dubai this winter

Emirates boarding pass unlocks hundreds of offers in Dubai this winter

Enjoy some winter sun and use your Emirates boarding pass for exclusive offers at hundreds of locations in Dubai and the UAE Emirates has today announced the return of its popular My Emirates Pass. Starting from 1st November 2022 to 31st March 2023, My Emirates Winter Pass enables customers to get more from their trip …

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MTN Ghana sweeps eight awards at 2022 GITTA

MTN Ghana sweeps eight awards at 2022 GITTA

MTN Ghana has once again consolidated its leadership in Ghana’s telecommunication industry at the 2022 Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards (GITTA) held in Accra. Since the inception of the GITTA awards, MTN Ghana has won the most awards at every edition. In keeping with this tradition, MTN Ghana was recognised with eight awards at …

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aYo Ghana breaks 8m customer mark as awareness grows

aYo Ghana breaks 8m customer mark as awareness grows

There seems to be no stopping the rise of microinsurer aYo Intermediaries Ghana Limited. After only five years in business, the company has around 8 million customers, and it underlined its ambitions by walking away with two awards – Mobile Insurance Leadership and Best Growing Intermediary Firm of the Year – at the Ghana Insurance Awards 2022. …

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Blessed Clementina R/C Basic School marks 30th anniversary

Blessed Clementina R/C Basic School marks 30th anniversary

Blessed Clementina R/C Basic School, Ashiaman, has commemorated its 30th anniversary with a series of events which saw the active participation of past and present staff and students. Speaking at a grand durbar to mark the milestone, the Headmistress of the school, Agnes Abigail Tweneboah Kodua, expressed joy at the successes the school has attained. …

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Binance named The Most Innovative Blockchain Provider of the Year at the 2022 GITTA Awards

Binance named The Most Innovative Blockchain Provider of the Year at the 2022 GITTA Awards

Innovation is at the heart of what crypto and blockchain stand for. The internet (Web2) revolutionised the transfer of information. Blockchain (Web3) is the technology that is revolutionising the transfer of value. To celebrate the innovative power of blockchain, Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency and blockchain infrastructure provider, received an award for “Most Innovative Blockchain …

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Binance Charity partners Utiva

Binance Charity partners with Utiva to Educate 50,000 youths and provide tech training/scholarships to over 1,000 youth across Africa

Binance Charity, the philanthropic arm of Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency and blockchain infrastructure provider has partnered with Utiva, a technology education company in Africa that helps young people learn tech skills. The new partnership is set to educate 50,000 young people in technology and provide scholarships for 1,000 Africans in a 1-year intensive skill …

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Georgetown University MBA students

Georgetown University MBA students visit SML Ghana

Strategic Mobilisation Limited (SML) Ghana, a revenue assurance and audit firm, has hosted MBA students from Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, Washington D.C, USA, to seek practical exposure on how Ghanaian businesses are leveraging technology to impact lives and transform the economy.

MFS Africa selects ThetaRay AI Tech for transaction monitoring and sanctions screening to boost global expansion

MFS Africa selects ThetaRay AI Tech for transaction monitoring and sanctions screening to boost global expansion

MFS Africa, the largest digital payments hub in Africa, and ThetaRay, a leading provider of AI-powered transaction monitoring technology, today announced they will collaborate to protect MFS Africa’s growing network of services against financial crimes.   Through the agreement, ThetaRay will provide MFS Africa its SONAR SaaS solution, including AI-powered AML transaction monitoring and sanctions list …

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Showmax Pro is streaming all 64 FIFA World Cup QatarTM games across sub-Saharan Africa

Showmax Pro is streaming all 64 FIFA World Cup QatarTM games across sub-Saharan Africa

Sowmax Pro will be extending its coverage of the best football from around the globe by broadcasting all 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup in QatarTM live. Better still, the coverage, courtesy of SuperSport, will be streamed in 4K, a first for Africa’s homegrown streaming service. Reigning world champions France will be defending their …

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itel Brings The Best Selfie Vlog Smartphone – S18 Series to Ghana

itel, the global leading smart life brand committed to providing affordable and good quality consumer electronic products boasting excellent user experience, has officially launched its newest high-definition short video smartphone S18 Series, which can bring consumers a clearer and more interesting selfie vlog experience, at the same time supporting 4G LTE network.

Trust Hospital launches Pink October 22

Trust Hospital launches ‘Pink October 22’ with focus on early detection, chemotherapy service

The Trust Hospital has launched its 2022 Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a strong emphasis on early detection whilst introducing its chemotherapy service to provide clinical care to persons at an advanced stage of the illness. The move forms part of the hospital’s effort to effectively support women’s general healthcare, a trigger to …

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Slamm Technologies, UMaT MoU

Slamm Technologies, UMaT sign MoU to enhance students’ knowledge of cybersecurity

Slamm Technologies Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) to provide practical hands-on training in the area of cybersecurity operations, penetration testing, digital forensics, malware analysis, and reverse engineering among others, for students.

mobile money loan defaulters

Mobile money loan defaulters may be barred from obtaining loans- Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana in its press release has stated that mobile money loan defaulters who have intentionally refused to register their SIM cards under the ongoing national SIM card registration will have their credit reports affected and may risk their chances of obtaining a loan facility from other financial institutions.

NetDragon introduces Edmodoworld.com social learning system

NetDragon introduces Edmodoworld.com Social Learning System to replace Edmodo.com

UNIHEAD Ltd, official representatives of NetDragon has announced today, the introduction of Edmodoworld.com to replace the Edmodo.com platform. For more than a decade, the Edmodo.com platform has served over 100 million users around the world, growing to become a world-leading learning management system (LMS) supporting Ministries of Education, schools, and teachers around the world to …

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2022 Ghana Bloggers Summit: Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah & Hon Fatimatu Abubakar announced as speakers

Minister for Information and his deputy, Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah & Hon Fatimatu Abubakar, have been confirmed as keynote speakers & guest speakers respectively for Avance Media’s 2022 Ghana Bloggers Summit, which will be hosted on Saturday 24th September 2022 at the AMA Conference Hall in Accra. The summit, which is the 4th edition, is …

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Investing in African talent pays off

An ongoing long-term investment by MultiChoice in developing talent for the content, production and entertainment industry is having an impact across the Africa and helping to grow vibrant new economic hubs across the continent. This investment the Multichoice Talent Factory (MTF) is a shared-value initiative that provides a platform for the TV and film industries to develop talent and build partnerships.

Showmax titles were the biggest winner at Emmys 2022

Showmax is the best place in Africa to stream international series, according to the Primetime Emmy Awards. Content on Showmax won 27 Emmys, including Outstanding Drama (HBO’s Succession) and Limited or Anthology Series (HBO’s The White Lotus, the Emmys’ biggest winner this year with 10.)

Rhoda Wedam – A development worker takes turn on MTN Heroes of Change TV series this weekend 3

Rhoda Wedam – A development worker takes turn on MTN Heroes of Change TV series this weekend

MTN Heroes of Change Season 6 TV series will showcase Rhoda Wedam in its 4th episode this weekend. A development worker by profession, Rhoda has played an instrumental role in providing skills training and economic empowerment opportunities to young girls in the Vittin village in Tamale through the Song-BA Empowerment Center.  

MEST scale venture acceleration program opens applications for scale-ready startups and technology-focused SMEs in Ghana 4

MEST scale venture acceleration program opens applications for scale-ready startups and technology-focused SMEs in Ghana

MEST Africa, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, has opened applications for growth-to-late stage startups and technology-focused small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana, to join the next cohort of the MEST Scale Venture Accelerator. The program, which kicks off in January 2023, seeks to partner with ambitious entrepreneurs of high-growth innovative companies that are ready to scale and have the potential to create significant impact.