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Glo offices opened after settling tax arrears

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The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has reopened Glo Ghana’s Industrial Area office after it was closed down in July 2017 for failing to pay taxes. The office was closed down following the telecom company’s failure to pay taxes since 2016. The Head of the Task Force at the GRA, Henry Bradford Sam confirmed the reopening to Citi Business News on ...

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Ghana signs MoU on promoting radio astronomy

Prof Frimpong Boateng - Minister of Env't, Science, Tech & Innovation

Government under the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to institutionalize cooperation in radio astronomy. The MOU which was signed between Ghana and eight other African countries is expected to enhance collaboration between the said countries in the promotion of scientific studies and projects. It also follows the launch of the ...

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Cost of 4G license not to be reduced soon – Communications Ministry

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Telecom operators hoping to buy into the second of the 4G spectrum may have to wait a little longer as the communications ministry rules out any decision to reduce the cost of the license. MTN, in 2015 bought the first of the two spectrum at a cost of 67.5million dollars albeit the high cost cited by some telecom operators. Efforts ...

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Samsung unveils one billion colour TV in Ghana

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Samsung Electronics Company Limited has launched its new premium TV model series QLED TV 2017 as part of enhancing innovative ideas as well as championing innovation. The new QLED TV among other things delivers the best picture quality as a result of the new metal Quantum Dot material and enhances one’s living space with added lifestyle values. The QLED TV ...

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GhIPSS to pilot mobile money interoperability in September

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The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) has disclosed to Citi Business News it has advanced processes of meeting the November deadline for mobile money interoperability. The CEO of GhIPSS, Archie Hesse says his outfit has already finalized the systems specification awaiting the completion of other requirements by the various mobile money agents. According to Mr. Hesse, the process ...

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Moneygram awards loyal customers in 60th anniversary promo

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MoneyGram has presented the final three cars for the just ended MoneyGram Ghana @ 60 Promotion to elated winners at the final prize presentation ceremony held in Accra. Mrs Love Donkor, Mavis Agyeman & Korpo Kollie Kpehe could not hide their joy when they received brand new Suzuki Alto vehicles from MoneyGram and partner agents. Expressing their excitement, the winners ...

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Innovators ready to partner govt

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Some players in the technology sector have hinted of plans to partner government in its agenda to develop the economy through tech and innovation. According to them, government can tap into their experience and ideas on how best to channel the necessary resources in the right areas to help solve some of the socio economic problems facing the country as ...

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Vodafone pays 30% of tax arrears to GRA              

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The National Communications Backbone Company (NCBC), a subsidiary of Vodafone, has paid 30% of its debt to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). Officials of the GRA confirmed this to Citi Business News. “The National Communications Backbone Company raised issues concerning the tax audit that was conducted and in conformity with the tax law, they were required to pay 30% of ...

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Vodafone Ghana launches Vodafone Black

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Telecommunication company, Vodafone Ghana has launched its new product, the Vodafone Black for its executive clients. Speaking at the launch in Accra, the CEO of Vodafone Ghana, Yolanda Cuba explained that the product is designed to give maximum comfort to “high clients” of Vodafone. “Over the years, I have come to realize how critical it is for companies such as ...

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Govt to triple allocation to innovation – President

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President Akufo Addo has announced the establishment of a technology commercialization unit to harmonise the collaboration between industry and academia to promote science and innovation in Ghana. In addition, he has disclosed of efforts to triple the allocation to research within the medium to long term to drive growth of innovation in Ghana. The President made the remarks at this ...

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