27 Jan

Private sector essential to Africa’s US$ 2.7-trillion trade area ambition

Economic Commission for Africa has stressed the importance of private sector buy-in to the success of AfCFTA.

Vodafone gets the nod to dispose Ghanaian unit

National Communications Authority of Ghana has approved application by Vodafone Ghana to transfer a 70% stake to Telecel.

Ghana too strategic for MTN to scuttle its operations

MTN Group and its local operation refute claim by Ghana’s Revenue Authority that the company is liable for unpaid taxes of US$773-million.
Dec 13, 2022

DKK Partners appoints Sam Nti to spearhead Ghana-based Africa operation

Company says there is a high demand for foreign exchange following the Bank of Ghana’s withdrawal of FX support in certain industries.

African Tech Voices: Ghana’s new-look tech university reflects West Africa’s growing digital ambitions spoke to Prof. Emmanuel Ohene Afoakwa, vice-chancellor of The Ghana Communication Technology University (GCTU), on what this newly reformed institution means for Ghana and their plans going forward.
Dec 2, 2022

MTN Group recruits legal expert to help direct company

Former JSE executive Nicky Newton-King appointed as Director of MTN Companies, effective 1 January 2023.
Nov 29, 2022

MTN Ghana subscribers not fully registered face disconnection from 1 December

National Communications Authority instructs operator to disconnect customers who have not fully completed subscriber registration process.
Nov 23, 2022

Sacked Twitter Ghana staff head to court

Complainants also petition Ministry of Employment and National Labour Relations to intervene.
Nov 11, 2022

Twitter closes Africa office after Ghanaian lay-offs

Employees have described the offer of three months’ severance as “insulting”.
Nov 3, 2022

Jumia Ghana links with tech heavyweights to launch Black Friday campaign

Samsung, Tecno, TCL, and Xiaomi are among the partners supporting this year’s campaign.

MTN GlobalConnect steps up investment in Ghana, Kenya

New Customer Success Centres launched, which incorporate a Network Operations Centre and a new Service Operations Centre.
Sep 1, 2022

Jumia links with drone service Zipline to deliver instant logistics

Automated, on-demand and instant logistics service will serve Jumia’s consumers upon launch.