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Tigo, Airtel merge to become No 2 operator in Ghana

Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Bharti Airtel Limited operators of Tigo and Airtel have announced that they have, through their respective subsidiaries, entered into an agreement to combine their operations in Ghana which would see both companies get equal ownership and governance rights in the combined entity.

Ghana’s 2017 Budget: Clear, decisive & ambitious

After weeks of fierce exchange of ideas across the media, and an obviously extensive private and public sector consultation, Ghana’s Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta on Thursday, March 2 presented, to the nation’s parliament and people at large, the 2017 budget statement and the administration’s economic policy.

Akufo-Addo’s first budget: Hope or a mixed basket?

Over the past six weeks, there have been talks all across Ghana on the numerous challenges confronting the new NPP administration led by President Nana Danquah Akufo – Addo. Issues ranging from unstable power supply in the country, a struggling currency among others.

Kasapreko set for massive expansion in 2017

Ghana’s leading beverage company, Kasapreko has disclosed plans to expand its production capacity in a bid to match its new production target of 3.5 million cases of spirit products in 2017.

Gov’t open to borrow more from IMF – EIU

With government scheduled to open discussions with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about a possible extension of the 3-year bailout programme, following several missed fiscal targets in 2016, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) believes that government could take advantage to borrow more money from the Fund.

2017 Ghana CEO summit launched

The rapid changes in the market for labour, products and services as well as in the general business environment as driven by a diversified workforce, brought together by communication technology has created the need for a continuous upgrade.