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MTN secures ¢GH510 million credit facility

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MTN Ghana has secured a credit facility through a syndication worth GHC 510 million from 9 banks in Ghana to improve its infrastructure and services. This is the second time the telecom operator is undertaking such a deal. In 2012, MTN carried out a similar loan syndication deal to finance network expansion. That facility was repaid in May this year, giving ...

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MTN is 2nd best company in Ghana Club 100

MTN building at Ridge, Accra

MTN has been named as the second best company in Ghana for this year’s Ghana Club 100. The telecom company assumed the position after a vigorous exercise which ranked the various organizations that entered the competition based on some selected criteria. In addition to being adjudged the second best company for this year, MTN also picked the best company in ...

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Ghana signs 5 MoUs with Denmark [photos]

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Ghana has signed five Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with the Danish government to partner and work in different sectors of the economy. The agreement was signed in the presence of Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia and the Queen of Denmark, Her Majesty Queen Magrethe II in Accra. The first MoU was between APM Terminals, the Ministry of Transport and Amend ...

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Tigo, Airtel entity now Airtel Tigo

Ghanaian Hip Life Musician, Magnom performs his hit song 'medi be bom' to unveil the new brand.

The second largest telecom operator in Ghana has rebranded as Airtel Tigo, following a merger between Tigo and Airtel. Airtel Tigo will now control 22 percent market share of the telecom industry in Ghana after the National Communications Authority recently approved the merger. The CEO of Airtel Tigo, Madam Roshi Motman speaking to the workers after announcing the new brand ...

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Tigo, Airtel to outdoor new brand name today

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Tigo and Airtel will today officially unveil the name and logo of the new entity following the merger of the two companies. The announcement comes weeks after the official approval by the National Communications Authority (NCA). Citi Business News understands that today’s announcement will also culminate in the human resource plan for the new entity which involves skills assessment of ...

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Airtel, Tigo merger to solidify telecom industry

Rosy Fynn - Marketing Director, Airtel Ghana

The new entity to be formed following the merger of Tigo and Airtel should improve service delivery in Ghana’s telecommunications industry. The move should also build larger institutions to deepen competition and give value for money. This is the assertion of the Marketing Director at Airtel, Rosy Fynn. Madam Fynn also believes the coming in of the new entity will ...

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Esther Cobbah wins CSR CEO of the Year

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The Chief Executive Officer of Stratcomm Africa, Madam Esther Cobbah has won the  2017 edition of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) CEO of the year. Madam Cobbah was adjudged the best for personally intervening in CSRs activities undertaken by the company. At the event, top telecommunications companies, fast-moving consumer goods manufacturers, industries, banks , engineering and construction companies, consultancies, airlines, ...

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TD Mobile launches in Ghana as Nokia Distributor

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TD Mobile, a subsidiary of Technology Distributions (TD) a Nigerian IT Distributor has launched in Accra. The launch was to mark the entrance of TD Mobile into Ghana, as the official exclusive distributor of Nokia products. Launching in Ghana will make TD Mobile the major distributors of all Nokia phones, including the newly revamped Nokia 3310, launched earlier this year. ...

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Govt orders re-registration of all SIM cards

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All owners of SIM cards and mobile money accounts will from next month [November], be required to undergo re-registration. The new directive from government is part of moves to fight mobile money fraud which has gained momentum over the past months. Citi Business News understands the re-registration will be rolled out immediately after the national identification card comes into force. Speaking ...

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