• August 22, 2019

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BoG gives rural banks, microfinance companies 2020 deadline to recapitalize

The Bank of Ghana has given rural and community banks and microfinance institutions up to February 2020 to meet their respective minimum capital requirements. The Bank of Ghana in 2015 announced an upward revision to the minimum capital requirements of rural/community banks to GH¢1 million to be met by December 31, 2017. Also, the central […]

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Opportunity for developers to enhance their skills at MTN Gaming Conference

MTN Ghana through its innovative project ‘WeDey4U’ is launching the first ever game developers’ event at the Accra Digital Centre dubbed MTN Gaming Conference. The conference which comes off on Friday 30th August 2019 seeks to bring together stakeholders like programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals and business decision-makers to exchange ideas on the […]

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Licences of 23 financial institutions revoked by BoG

The Bank of Ghana has with effect from today, revoked the licences of twenty-three (23) insolvent savings and loans companies and finance house companies. These actions were taken pursuant to Section 123 (1) of the Banks and Specialised Deposit-Taking Institutions Act, 2016 (Act 930), which requires the Bank of Ghana to revoke the licence of […]

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National Start-Up Investment Pitch Summit set for August 30

National Start-Up Investment Pitch Summit (NSIPS) organized by Ghana Tech Lab comes off at the Accra Digital Centre on Friday, 30th August 2019. The event offers opportunity to tech startups from across the country to pitch their ideas for investors to support their projects. The goal is to showcase top-notch innovations by young innovators to […]

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Applications open for ELiTE 2019 training program

New York based nonprofit organization ELiTE is organizing a 10-day training program for Ghanaian SHS students and ELiTE old students from 18th – 28th August, 2019. The training program include a residential camp for participating students at the Haatso campus of Academic City College. Since 2009, ELiTE’s programs have been attended by top science students […]

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GRA launches mobile App to authenticate tax stamps

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Tuesday launched a mobile application dubbed “Ghana Tax Stamp Authenticator” that helps consumers to detect the genuineness of products sold in retail shops. The application allows the consumers to scan and validate the excise tax stamps affixed on excisable products such as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and tobacco products. […]

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Ghana Tech Lab equips 99 youth with digital skills sets

Ghana Tech Lab has equipped 99 youth under its free vacation training program held at the Accra Digital Center. The vacation training program was another initiative by the Tech Lab under the E-Transform project of the Ministry of Communications and funded by the World Bank. The free vacation training program is the third of three […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note10 and Note 10 Plus: An initial overview

After weeks of leaks and rumours, we finally get to see the next iteration of the Samsung Galaxy Note series; the Galaxy Note 10. Regardless of the rumours, finally getting your hands on the device at the unveiling event in Ghana gives the answer to a question asked by many last year; how was Samsung […]

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Apple slips to 4th place in a list of the world’s top smartphone makers

Apple slipped to fourth place in an IHS Markit list of the world’s top smartphone makers for the second quarter of 2019. The US-headquartered tech company slipped to fourth place in an IHS Markit list of the world’s top smartphone makers during the second quarter of 2019. It now sits behind Samsung, Huawei, and Oppo […]

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Ghana is undisputed leader in electronic payments in Africa – Veep

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday touted Ghana’s electronic payment credentials, saying that, the country is the undisputed leader in the payment systems arena in Africa. He mentioned the mobile money interoperability payment system that enabled one to transfer money from his/her bank account to the mobile money wallets conveniently as one of the […]