BUSINESS Politics

Occupy Ghana requests details of Sibton, GHIPSS interoperability deals

Pressure group, Occupy Ghana has written to the Office of the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, and the Bank of Ghana, requesting for details of the contract signed between the Bank of Ghana (BoG) and Sibton Switch Systems Limited to provide a mobile money interoperability platform. The deal, signed under the previous administration, would have cost the country 4.6 billion […]

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NLA Procurement head claims his Boss circumvented process and gave contracts to relative

A former Procurement Manager at the National Lottery Authority (NLA), Benony Bleponny, is accusing the Director-General, Kofi Osei-Ameyaw and Human Resource and Administration Director, Fiifi Amissah, of manipulating the process in order to give 11 contracts to Ram’s Kitchen owned by the former’s in-law. According to a document authored by Mr Bleponny, five contracts were […]

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GTDC CEO travels for per diem while we sit and do nothing – Blakofe fumes

The Deputy CEO of Ghana Tourism Development Company (GTDC) is accusing her CEO, Kwadwo Antwi of failing to live up to the office’s mandate and preferring to travel rather than work. Oheneba Akua Manfo, popularly known as Akua Blakofe in a Facebook post confirmed her resignation at the end of May, citing some irregularities at the […]

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Xiaomi launches $10bn Hong Kong stock market listing

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has filed to list on Hong Kong’s stock market, in a move that is expected to raise up to $10bn (£7.5bn). The stock market flotation will be the world’s biggest debut in 2018, and the largest since fellow China tech giant Alibaba’s raised $25bn in 2014. Xiaomi has bounced back after […]

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Ghana Is Best Place To Make First $1m – IT Expert

An IT Expert says Ghana is the best place for the youth to make their first $1,000,000. The chief product officer of Redflight Innovation, a US-based emerging technologies company, Robinne Burrell, said there are several platforms available today for the youth to market themselves. Ms. Burrell is in Ghana at the invitation of former President […]

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World politics analysis

South Korean police were on high alert in Seoul on Tuesday to monitor protests by both critics and supporters of President Donald Trump as the U.S. leader arrived in the country amid concerns over North Korea’s nuclear threats. Surrounded by thousands of police officers and a tight perimeter created by buses, hundreds of anti-Trump protesters […]