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Kasapa Telecom to be rebranded to Celltel

Founder of Celltel Limited, now Kasapa Telecom Limited, Prince Kofi Kludjeson, has said he is in the process of taking over the dying company, rebranding it to Celltel and reviving it to take its place of pride in Ghana's telecom industry.

Inflation dropped by 2% in July

Ghana’s Producer Price Index – which measures average changes in the prices of goods and services in the economy over a period, dropped by 2% for July 2017.

SSNIT debt hits Ghc 560 million

Ghana government’s debt to the country’s Social Security and National Trust (SSNIT) has reached Ghc560 million.

EPA urged to resist illegal siting of fuel stations

Ghana’s Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has charged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to resist pressures from some businesses to approve illegally sited fuel stations in the country.

Government to revamp Ghana post to create jobs

The government has reiterated its plans to revamp the nation’s postal service – Ghana Post as part of its efforts to create job opportunities in the country.

Kenya to rollout e-passport next month

Kenya is set to replace the current ‘analogue’ travel documents with the new electronic passport come September 1 in a move aimed at curbing forgery and easing clearance at international airports.

GRA recovers Ghc128.6 million in lost tax

Special Mobilization Taskforce of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has recovered about Ghc128.6 million over the last six months (January - July 2017) from some entities in the country who evaded tax.