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Wafacash, WorldRemit partner to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa

Morocco-based financial services company Wafacash is scaling up operations with leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa. The companies already work together in Morocco and Senegal, but will expand into Cameroon, Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger and Cote D’Ivoire before the end of the …

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Volkswagen diesel emissions fixing bill hits $30bn

The diesel emissions cheating scandal will cost Volkswagen an extra $3bn (€2.5bn), because engines are proving “far more technically complex and time consuming” to adapt the company said. The additional cost, for fixing engines in the United States, takes the total bill to $30bn. Two years after the problems first …

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Teacher wins car in MTN promo

A 44-year old Adanwomase Senior High School teacher, Bright Twumasi Ankrah, has won the first brand new Hyundai i10 saloon car in the ongoing MTN Spin the Wheel Promo in Kumasi. MTN Ghana launched this customer loyalty reward promo, on July 1, 2017 to afford its numerous prepaid customers a …

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Teacher wins car in MTN promo

A 44-year old Adanwomase Senior High School teacher, Bright Twumasi Ankrah, has won the first brand new Hyundai i10 saloon car in the ongoing MTN Spin the Wheel Promo in Kumasi. MTN Ghana launched this customer loyalty reward promo, on July 1, 2017 to afford its numerous prepaid customers a …

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Uber has 3000 drivers in Ghana

Data from ride-hailing app Uber says South Africa, Kenya and Ghana are its most lucrative markets in Africa, Kenya’s Business Daily reports.  In Ghana Uber has provided employment for 3000 drivers with 140, 000 active riders. South Africa ranks first with 969,000 active riders, while Kenya in second place, has …

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Airtel ‘Flex’ wins best outdoor ad award

Airtel Ghana’s ‘Flex’ commercial has been adjudged the ‘Best Outdoor Advert of the Year 2016’ at the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Awards held at the State Banquet Hall. The Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) recognizes and celebrates organizations that have distinguished themselves in various marketing endeavors. The …

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Airtel ‘Flex’ wins best outdoor ad award

Airtel Ghana’s ‘Flex’ commercial has been adjudged the ‘Best Outdoor Advert of the Year 2016’ at the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Awards held at the State Banquet Hall. The Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) recognizes and celebrates organizations that have distinguished themselves in various marketing endeavors. The …

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275 COCOBOD warehouses empty – Agric Minister

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has identified 275 empty warehouses belonging to COCOBOD. According to the sector minister, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the warehouses which are situated across the country have a collective capacity of 90,000 metric tons. This was uncovered when the ministry undertook a stock-taking assessment of …

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Electricity tariffs to be reduced in next budget – Agyarko

Following the successful stabilization of power supply, government’s next move will be to reduce electricity tariffs, the Minister of Energy Boakye Agyarko has disclosed. He revealed this Wednesday at a news conference in Accra. “Our next mandate is to begin the reduction of pricing,” he hinted, adding: “We believe that …

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Revocation of licenses of UT, Capital banks apt – Andani

The president of the Ghana Bankers Association, Alhassan Andani, has lauded the revocation of the licenses of UT and Capital Banks over insolvency. The Central Bank in August announced the revocation of the licenses of the two banks due to severe impairment of their capital and as a result it …

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