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ZAIN will not rip off subscribers
Mobile telecom operator, Zain Ghana has posited that it is not in the business of being phony with subscribers who participate in its promotional activities.
The company is rather committed to affecting the lives of Ghanaian customers through quality reward schemes and other corporate social responsibility events.
The Consumer Protection Agency had ...
Statistical Service cautions public
The Kumasi public is being cautioned against patronizing the services of some unscrupulous people purportedly going round to recruit people for the National Population Census.
According to officials of the Statistical Service in the Ashanti region, students at the KNUST have particularly been approached to register for a seminar to prepare ...
FOSSFA promotes open source software
The Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA) is entreating local businesses to explore cost-effective alternatives in software applications to manage their operations.
Project Coordinator, Silvia Aimasso says local organizations have the option to choose between pirated software and open source applications to improve their productivity.
Free and open source ...
Vodafone to set up café at KNUST
Vodafone Ghana has completed feasibility studies to establish an ultra-modern internet café at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Chief Executive Officer of the telecom company, David Venn, expects the facility to be in operations next semester. He announced this when Vodafone donated ten computers to the University. ...
Lions Club to establish eye center
A local chapter of Lions International Club in Kumasi intends to liaise with international partners of the charity organization to build an ultra modern eye centre at the KNUST Hospital.
Presiding Lion of the Garden City Lions Club, Samuel Akomeah, says the project is to improve health service delivery on the ...
IEI insurance raises capital
New entrants into Ghana’s insurance industry are raising their financial muscle to leverage competition in the emerging oil and gas market.
International Energy Insurance – IEI Ghana Limited – is looking at increasing its operational capital from 4.5 to 10 million Ghana Cedis this year to play in the niche energy ...
Health Ministry supports Chiropractic
The Ministry of Health has opted to support the integration of chiropractic training into medical schools across the country to promote what officials term a “Wellness Revolution”.
Deputy Sector Minister, Robert Mettle-Nunoo observed partnerships among healthcare providers in health delivery are critical to entrench the culture of wellness at home and ...
Chiefs are not to lead devt projects
The Ashanti Regional Administrator of Stool Lands has noted traditional authorities are not obliged to use their share of revenue accruing to stool lands for developmental projects in their localities.
Nana Nsuase Poku Agyeman the second however says the law requires the local assemblies to be directly responsible for provision of ...
Barclays to resume loans in July
Barclays Bank Ghana has announced it would resume loan disbursement by July this year, keeping an eye on lower interest rate for borrowers.
Lending operations of the financial institution has been suspended for the past one and half years, due to what officials say are high default rate in loan repayment.
Woodworkers on tree plantation
The Woodworkers Association of Ghana (WAG) is embarking on a tree plantation initiative as part of strategies to secure the future of the industry.
Availability of wood, as the main raw material for the tertiary wood industry, has been a major setback to the growth of the sector.
WAG hopes to keep ...