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Alibaba Declares War on Counterfeiters

In what can be considered the first in its history, the Chinese e-commerce giant has sued two of its vendors over alleged sales of fake goods barely weeks after it was restored to the US industry watchdog’s blacklist.

Apple removes New York Times app from its Chinese app store

Following a series of compromises to the access or remain in the vast market of communist China, the US technology giant, Apple has pulled out the New York Times from its China App Store, in accordance with a request from the Chinese government.

Pension benefits from SSNIT goes up by 18%

Benefits for pensioners of the Social Security National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has been increased 18%, SSNIT's Corporate Affairs Manager, Eva Amegashie has disclosed.

Subah, GRA contract extended with Terkper's approval

Barely a week before it exits office, government has reportedly extended its contract with IT firm, Subah Infosolutions for the monitoring of revenues generated by telecommunication companies in the country.

Ghana's GDP records 4% growth in third quarter of 2016

Ghana's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) provisional growth in the third quarter of 2016 rose by 4 percent year-on-year. The GDP which includes oil for the 3rd quarter of 2016, grew by 4 percent compared to 3.5 percent in the same period of 2015

Reigning in the Excesses: the India cash crunch

It may not be the first time in the nation’s history but one cannot underestimate the impact of a demonetization effort on a vast country desperate to curtail the menace of financial corruption. Such is the case for the People in India who have until the end of Friday to deposit discontinued notes in bank and post office accounts, or risk their money becoming worthless.

Toshiba shares falls at an historic rate: where is the weak link?

When the Japanese industrial conglomerate sunk in $5.4 billion dollars to win a highly competitive bid for the US Electric company, Westinghouse, top investment analyst round the globe raised concerns over the viability of this enterprise as regards its nuclear energy development. However, the deed was done and now Toshiba have had more than 40% of its value wiped off since 26 December.

Vodafone X gives customers eXtra this Christmas

Telecommunication giants, Vodafone Ghana is set to delight Vodafone X customers this Christmas with lots of exciting activities including a Music Concert at the West Hills Mall, and Insomnia movie experience at the Silver Bird cinemas in Accra and the West Hills Malls.