Month: November 2018

NHIA to use mobile technology to improve services

November 29, 2018

As part of efforts to significantly improve upon quality health care services delivery, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has adopted innovative mobile services technology to reach out to every Ghanaian. The initiative, which would be officially out-doored by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on December 19, includes the use of text messaging short code […]

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Government to partner telcos to harness the power of technology

November 29, 2018

Mr Vincent Sowah Odotei, the Deputy Minister of Communications has said Government would continue to partner with telecommunications companies and related information communication technology institutions to harness the power of technology to transform lives. He said “we shall not relent in our efforts to ensure that the telecommunications industry gets the needed support to propel […]

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IT Consortium ranked top financial technology firm

November 29, 2018

Accra, Nov. 28, GNA – IT Consortium Limited, a financial services technology solutions provider, has been ranked the top Financial Technology firm in Ghana at the 17th Edition of the Ghana Club 100 awards in Accra. A statement issued in Accra by the management of the company said as the first time entrant on the […]

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Ghana’s debt increased by 57% between July and August

November 27, 2018

Ghana’s debt has increased by 57% between July and August this year. Ghana’s finance minister Ken Ofori Att The Bank of Ghana has released the latest summary of economic figures and Ghana seems to be continuously adding more to its debts. A statement from the central bank indicated that, Ghana, between July and August 2018 […]

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The Case For The Use Of Ghanaian English Pronunciation (GhE) In English Oral Test For Students In SHS

November 27, 2018

The topic on the use of Ghanaian English (GhE onwards) as the Standard English in Ghana is of great concern. This paper is about the spoken, rather than the written language mainly because many Ghanaians can write very good English. Ghanaians encounter newsreaders on TV and radio who strive to speak in a British or […]

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Trump just threatened to place tariffs on the iPhone and Apple stock is getting crushed (AAPL)

November 27, 2018

President Donald Trump has threatened to put a 10% tariff on the iPhone and other consumer electronics, and markets have reacted sharply. Trump said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that he could put a 10% tariff on iPhones and Chinese electronic goods. Apple’s stock fell in after hours trading following the remarks. […]

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Newmont Declares Commercial Production at Subika Underground in Ghana

November 27, 2018

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 26, 2018–Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) has achieved commercial production at the Subika Underground project, adding higher-grade, lower-cost gold production at the Ahafo mine in Ghana. Subika Underground represents Newmont’s third profitable expansion in 2018 and its tenth completed project since 2013. Subika Underground was delivered on schedule and […]

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Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey: The midfielder who left Africa in secret to move to Spain

November 27, 2018

When Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey stepped on to the pitch in Lyon during May’s Europa League final, it signified the culmination of a journey from dusty village pitches in Ghana to European football’s top table. “It’s not easy for a guy like me to come from a background where I had nothing to be at […]

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Woman, 36, dies after undergoing plastic surgery on her nose

November 26, 2018

A woman left brain damaged by plastic surgery has died after being in a medically induced coma for almost a month. Laura Avila, 36, from Texas, USA, travelled to Juarez in Mexico for the surgery on her nose on October 30, according to New Orleans-based news outlet WDSU 6. However, she was placed in a […]

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People are not happy with comedian Kevin Hart throwing his son a cowboys and Indians party

November 26, 2018

When Eniko and Kevin Hart planned their son Kenzo’s first birthday party, it’s possible they were thinking of nothing but the kind of themed birthday parties they’d attended as children, then selected one that seemed like it would appeal most to their toddler. But once Eniko posted the photos from the cowboys and Indians party, […]

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