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December 10, 2017 11:33 AM Apple ‘to buy Shazam for $400m’

Apple is close to buying the music recognition app Shazam for about $400m (£300m), media reports say. Shazam, a UK company founded in 1999, allows people to use their smartphone or computer to identify and buy music through a snippet of sound. Shazam, which says it has more than 100 million monthly users, makes most of its revenue from commissions paid on referrals 3

December 1, 2017 7:54 AM Twitter Lite with lower data usage becomes available in 24 new countries

Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines. The Android app will become available in two dozen countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Not too different from Facebook Lite, Twitter has also built a version of its app that’s optimized for developing countries. Twitter Lite minimizes 15

November 27, 2017 1:28 PM Italian PM to visit Ghana today, French President Thursday

French President, Emmanuel Macron, will be in Ghana on Thursday, November 30, for a day’s visit. Macron’s visit forms part of his tour of Africa since becoming President earlier in 2017. Prior to that, Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, is also expected to be in Ghana today, Monday, November 27, for a day’s visit. Macron’s Africa tour which begins 31

November 24, 2017 7:06 AM Contractors to start work on GHc19m Dome-Taifa road

Government is set to construct a 1.5 km dual carriageway road from Dome roundabout to Taifa within the Greater Accra Region, at a cost of about GHc 19 million. According to the Roads and Highways Minister, Kwesi Amoako Atta, the construction is expected to be completed in 12 months. The Engineer for the work, is from the Department of Urban Roads, with the employer 25

November 22, 2017 5:40 PM Goldfields spent $15m on Black Stars in 6-years

Executive Vice-President of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Alfred Baku, has disclosed that Goldfields Ghana spent $15 million on the Black Stars when they were title sponsors of the national team for a period of six years. He made mention of this at the launch of the 2017 Professional Golfers’ Tournament, which was held at the Goldfields Ghana office in Accra 21

November 17, 2017 6:15 AM How 2018 budgetary allocation to ministries were slashed [Infographic]

The 2018 budget as presented by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta before Parliament on Wednesday, 15th November, 2017, indicated a significant cut in budgetary allocation to some Ministries compared to what was allocated them in the 2017 budget. The Roads and Highways ministry had its budget slashed by at least 80% from GHS444 million to GHS77 million 37

November 14, 2017 10:30 AM Kuami Eugene’s ‘Angela’ hits 1 million views on Youtube

Kuami Eugene’s ‘Angela’ is not only enjoying air play. It has gotten 1 million views on Youtube. This is a big deal for the up and coming artiste who was discovered in the 2016 MTN Hit maker. In the history of Lynx Entertainment, Kwami Eugene’s ‘Angela’ is the first to have clogged 1 million views, beating Eazzy, Zigi, OJ Blaq, KiDi, Irene Logan, MzVee 45

November 2, 2017 4:00 PM Ivory Coast increases electricity output with new hydro plant

IVORYCOAST-ELECTRICITY/:Ivory Coast increases electricity output with new hydro plant SOUBRE, Ivory Coast, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast started producing power on Thursday at a 275 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric plant that will boost the country's electricity output by more than 10 percent. Ivory Coast, the world's top cocoa grower, has emerged from a decade-long 40

November 2, 2017 11:11 AM GRA Launches National Tax Campaign

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has launched a comprehensive national tax campaign to encourage more Ghanaians to honour their tax obligations to enable the government to realise its domestic revenue targets, increase social intervention policies and accelerate development across the country. The aggressive campaign, which will include stakeholder 31

November 2, 2017 7:43 AM Banks Record Significant Profit Margins

The sterling performance of some banks per their unaudited third-quarter financial statements is indicative of efforts towards meeting the new capital requirement from the Bank of Ghana (BoG). The banks have adequate reserves, income surplus among others, enough to secure them firmly against unexpected contingencies. HFC Bank, which will soon rebrand 22