Ghana ports flouting phone tax waiver

April 20, 2015 8:18 am1 comment
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ACCRA  – AUTHORITIES at Ghana’s ports are still charging the 20 percent import tariffs on mobile phones despite the tax policy being weaved by the government in its 2015 budget. The tax weaver is supposed to be implemented by the Ministry of Finance three months after the approval of the […]

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Mobile Money seen inspiring remittances growth

April 17, 2015 11:25 am0 comments
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JOHANNESBURG – MOBILE Money is projected to play a key role in global remittances in the coming years, according to an online remittance service firm. WorldRemit said this would culminate in affordability and speed of services. “Mobile Money will play a pivotal role in global remittances, helping to reduce fees, […]

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MTN Group mum on reported expansion to Zimbabwe

April 14, 2015 6:59 am1 comment
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JOHANNESBURG – THE MTN Group is tight-lipped over the reported acquisition of Zimbabwe’s embattled Telecel’s operating licence. Approached for comment on the said deal, MTN Group Executive for Corporate Affairs, Chris Maroleng, was non-committal. “Our response is that MTN does not comment on market speculation,” Maroleng said in response to […]

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