Category archives for: Governance

Can Part-time NMC Proper Regulate Ghana’s Media?

Accra, October 17, 2017//-Ghana media industry is growing at a meteoric rate but its regulator, the National Media Commission (NMC) still sticks to 18-member commissioners to regulate the industry.

An Encounter with the Largest Gathering of TEF Forum Entrepreneurs

Accra, October 11, 2017//-Every journey to Nigeria especially its largest commercial city, Lagos is always enthralling and telling of the people’s sheer determination and power to do more to uplift themselves and others in other parts of Africa.

Tigo Rises, Airtel Falls as Merger Gets Approval

Accra, October 9, 2017//-The latest telecom subscriptions figures published by the National Communications Authority (NCA) just before it announced the approval of the Airtel-Tigo merger shows that between March, when the merger was first announced, and July 2017, Tigo has been gaining subscribers, as Airtel lose subscribers.

Digitising Ghana’s Economy; Best option to Catch up with Globalisation

Accra, October 7, 2017//-Ghana has taken a giant step to digitise her economy, which a United Nations Report, funded by the Better Than Cash Alliance that advocates the transition from cash to digital payments, estimates that it could save the nation GH¢250 million annually.

How Digital Technologies are Changing Economies

Accra, October 4, 2017//-Worldwide e-commerce sales in 2015 reached $25.3 trillion, 90 per cent of which were in the form of business-to-business e-commerce and 10 per cent in the form of business-to-consumer (B2C) sales.

Innovation Key to Sustaining Africa’s Transformation

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, October 2, 2017//-Investment in innovation is critical if Africa’s new industries, especially in the information and communication technologies (ICT) sector, are to play a crucial role in promoting the continent’s structural transformation.

Egypt: Rx Healthcare Fund Announces Anchor Investors

Cairo, Egypt, Rx Healthcare Fund, an Africa-focused healthcare private equity fund currently under establishment, today announced that GE Healthcare, a leading global provider of transformational medical technologies and services, is set to become an anchor limited partner in Rx.

General Manager of Touchpoint Magna Wins Forty Under 40 Award

Accra, September 30, 2017//-Clarence Amoatey, General Manager of Touchpoint Magna Carta, has been adjudged the most outstanding personality in Event Management and Planning at the just ended Forty under 40 Awards.

Ghana Grabs Three Awards at ITU Telecom World

Busan, South Korea, September 28, 2017//-Ghana picked three awards at the just ended ITU Telecom World 2017 Conference in the technologically advanced city of Busan in South Korea.

Ghanaian Times, Board Row Solved Amicably

Accra, September 22, 2017//-The board of directors, management and workers of the New Times Corporation have agreed to amicably resolve the grievances that led to the locking out of Managing Director Carol Annang on Monday.

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