Ghana: MTN, Vodafone sign national roaming agreement

Partnership to pilot national roaming in the Volta region.
Christopher Tredger

Ghana presses ahead with controversial e-levy on digital transactions

Economists have described the new levy as “highly unpopular”, Nana Akuffo Addo’s government is pushing ahead with the tax, stressing that it will help raise funds for the state.

Unified omni-channel engagement is key for Ghana’s utilities

Customer communication systems are not fully automated, nor adequate enough to forge meaningful engagements with the end user says Olufunmilayo Okubena, Country Manager at Infobip Ghana.
Mar 3, 2022

Bank of Ghana launches tech sandbox to boost Fintech ambitions

Blockchain tech, remittance products, crowdfunding and e-KYC will be given preference.
Mar 1, 2022

MTN to invest US$1-bn in Ghana as data, mobile money grows

Company has also stated intention to interconnect with rival operators for roaming and airtime distribution.
Mar 1, 2022

MTN Ghana has high hopes for Ambition 2025 strategy

Operator has stacked up several targets and objectives to maintain its progress in Ghana’s ICT and telecommunications markets.
Feb 24, 2022

B2B eCommerce acquisition looks to tap into Ghana’s US$24.4bn retail sector

TradeDepot acquires Accra-based Green Lion to expand and bolster supply chain.

Smart Africa and Afriwave Telecom Ghana forge strategic alliance

Companies will collaborate on One Africa Network (OAN), interconnect Clearinghouse Initiative, among others.
Aug 17, 2021

Considering the SME lending gap in West Africa

Biggest challenges accounting for the SME lending gap are: credit risk, external environmental risk, and technology adoption says Arnold Kavaarpuo, Country Manager, JUMO in Ghana.

Bank of Ghana plans e-cedi rollout in September

Central bank partners Giesecke+Devrient to manage digital currency.
Jul 26, 2021

Ghana preps CBDC pilot

Country claims to be the first in Africa to have begun work on the Fintech advancement.

Investors look to capitalise on Ghana’s datacentre market growth

Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) positions Onix Accra 1 datacentre to capitalise on market’s growth potential.

Ghana: Ecoband, Workonline link up to service potential 15-million user market

Future for West Africa looks bright as more datacentres and content networks are investing in Ghana, say ICT professionals.