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Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia opens Ghangeria Rising Conference

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Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia will be opening this year’s edition of the Ghangeria Rising Conference in Accra. The conference is scheduled for Thursday, 10th May, 2018 at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra. It will assemble key investors, businessmen and women, policy makers and regulators to discuss trade, business and investment opportunities between Ghana and Nigeria. This year’s edition will ...

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Mobile money interoperability goes live on May 10

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The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) has disclosed that the mobile money interoperability will go live on Thursday, May 10, 2018. According to the CEO of GhIPSS, Archie Hesse, the rolling out of the system will follow the launch by the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. The mobile money interoperability is the first phase of three systems that ...

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Mobile money boosts MTN’s 2018 first quarter growth

Group Vice President for Southern and East Africa and Ghana, Ebenezer Asante

MTN Ghana has recorded a 29.3 % increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2018. This growth has largely been driven by increased data and mobile money subscription for the telecoms giant. For the first three months of this year, MTN recorded more than fifty percent rise in revenue from the sale of data. In addition, the telecom company’s ...

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MTN to list on Stock Exchange by end of May

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Telecoms giant, MTN, is set to issue its Initial Public Offer (IPO) by the end of this month. It follows the company’s ability to secure the necessary regulatory approvals to go ahead with the move. The IPO, means that the public will get the opportunity to own a part of the company which is leader in the telecommunication company. The ...

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MTN’s self service kiosks not a threat to banks – Analysts

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MTN’s new self service kiosks will least threaten other similar services provided by commercial banks. As a result, the development should not result in any apprehension among the banking industry. That is the position of Financial Analyst, Sam Bediako Asante. The telecom giant’s new service is to deepen its mobile money business and drive competition. The introduction of the self ...

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MTN introduces self service kiosks for mobile money

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Customers of MTN’s mobile money services should in the coming months be able to carry out their transactions at the new self service kiosks to be introduced by the company. The new model means that customers will not necessarily have to visit designated vending points to transact money transfer business. It is however unclear how this will affect the number ...

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SES urges laws to solidify improved digital market in Ghana

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The government must expedite the passage of laws that will allow it to benefit from the increased market opportunities presented by Ghana’s growing digital market. As such, efforts to move unto a national digital platform must be quickened so as not to lose benefits to other competitors across the sub-region. A latest study by satellite operating company, SES, has shown ...

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MTN Ghana holds ethics, fraud awareness workshop for vendors, suppliers

The Auditor General, Mr. Daniel Yao Domelevo

The Auditor General, Mr. Daniel Yao Domelevo has indicated that on issues of corruption and fraud, preventive measures are better than corrective measures. He made this statement when he addressed vendors and suppliers at the maiden MTN Ethics & Fraud Awareness Workshop held in Accra. Mr. Domelevo, who was the first among a number of speakers who addressed participants at ...

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Mobile money interoperability starts on May 10

Dep Communications Minister, George Andah

Effective next month, government will begin the implementation of one of its key policies aimed at boosting financial inclusion, which is Mobile Money Interoperability. That affirmation is in line with the Vice Presidents’ assertion that the policy which will allow mobile money users to send and receive money from one network to the other, will be implemented in May. This ...

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Gov’t to complete fibre-optic project by 2020

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The Minister of Communication, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has told Citi Business News that government will complete the installation of a fibre optic network across the entire country, by the end of 2020. This, she believes will help government effectively deliver on its promise of digitizing the economy. As part of efforts to connect the country, then-President John Mahama inaugurated the Danish funded ...

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