Sub-Saharan Africa Leads the World in Mobile Money With 277 Million Registered – Gsma

[Business Day] A new report by the global organization for mobile companies, GSMA, says sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments in the world, and is pioneering a range of new mobile money use cases.

[Business Day] A new report by the global organization for mobile companies, GSMA, says sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments in the world, and is pioneering a range of new mobile money use cases.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ghipss Half Year Transactions Reach Gh¢97B

[Business Day] The various transactions handled by the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System Limited (GhIPSS) from January to June this year stood at GH¢97 billion compared to GH¢81.3 billion for the same period last year.

[Business Day] The various transactions handled by the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System Limited (GhIPSS) from January to June this year stood at GH¢97 billion compared to GH¢81.3 billion for the same period last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Dream Oval Contract in Line With USAID Procurement Policies – EC

[Business Day] The Electoral Commission’s (EC) contract with Dream Oval was funded by the USAID and awarded in line with USAID procurement policies, Mrs Charlotte Osei, the EC’s Chairperson has stated.

[Business Day] The Electoral Commission's (EC) contract with Dream Oval was funded by the USAID and awarded in line with USAID procurement policies, Mrs Charlotte Osei, the EC's Chairperson has stated.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Bank of Ghana Reduces Policy Rate to 21 Percent Due to Lower Risk to Inflation and Growth

[Business Day] The Monetary Policy Committee has reduced the policy rate by 150 basis points to 21 per cent from 22.5 per cent, citing lower risk to inflation and growth.

[Business Day] The Monetary Policy Committee has reduced the policy rate by 150 basis points to 21 per cent from 22.5 per cent, citing lower risk to inflation and growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Right to Information Bill Soon to Be Passed–President

[Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given the assurance that his government will ensure the passage of the Right To information Bill (RTI) by Parliament.

[Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given the assurance that his government will ensure the passage of the Right To information Bill (RTI) by Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Regional Course On Economic and Financial Report Writing Skills and Presentation Techniques Opens in Accra

[Ghana Govt.] Quantitative skills for policy formulation and analysis may not be a sufficient tool for effectiveness in modern economic and financial management, Mr Emmanuel Quao, Head, Centre for Training and Professional Development, Bank of Ghana (B…

[Ghana Govt.] Quantitative skills for policy formulation and analysis may not be a sufficient tool for effectiveness in modern economic and financial management, Mr Emmanuel Quao, Head, Centre for Training and Professional Development, Bank of Ghana (BoG), has noted.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Cbe Learners in Pass Out in Pusiga

[Ghana Govt.] Children between the ages of 8 years to 14 years in the Northern and Upper East Regions, who are not in school, have been enrolled under Ghana Complimentary Basic Education (CBE) programme to acquire learning through literacy classes in t…

[Ghana Govt.] Children between the ages of 8 years to 14 years in the Northern and Upper East Regions, who are not in school, have been enrolled under Ghana Complimentary Basic Education (CBE) programme to acquire learning through literacy classes in their own communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Economy Reflects Positive Sentiments–MPC

[Ghana Govt.] The recently released GDP data from the Ghana Statistical Service shows that the economy expanded by 6.6 per cent on a year-on-year basis in the first quarter of 2017, relative to 4.4 per cent in the same period a year earlier.

[Ghana Govt.] The recently released GDP data from the Ghana Statistical Service shows that the economy expanded by 6.6 per cent on a year-on-year basis in the first quarter of 2017, relative to 4.4 per cent in the same period a year earlier.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Social Media’s Ills

[Addis Fortune] Last year, after the inception of the nationwide unrest, which gradually peaked at forcing the Ethiopian government to shut down the Internet and declare a state of emergency, uncomfortable messages were deliberately distributed, in par…

[Addis Fortune] Last year, after the inception of the nationwide unrest, which gradually peaked at forcing the Ethiopian government to shut down the Internet and declare a state of emergency, uncomfortable messages were deliberately distributed, in particular by some irresponsible users who had access to uncensored social networks.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia