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Government Completes Takeover Of AirtelTigo

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Government Completes Takeover Of AirtelTigo

The government of Ghana has completed the takeover of the ownership of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel has disclosed in a regulatory filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.

“This is in further to our announcement dated October 27, 2020, and April 16, 2021, regarding Government of Ghana’s takeover of ownership of Airtel/Tigo Joint Venture. We wish to update that the transaction has been completed and 100% shares of AirtelTigo have been transferred to the Government of Ghana,” Bharti Airtel said in the filing today.

In April this year, the government of Ghana signed an agreement for the transfer of ownership of telecommunications company AirtelTigo, a joint venture between Bharti Airtel and telecom operator Millicom International Cellular SA (Tigo), which jointly operates in the country.

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The Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful signed on behalf of the government of Ghana, while Ms. Jatina Catharina Uneken-van de Vreede, Mr. Martin P Frechette, Mr. Timothy Pennington, Mr. Eric Nana Nipah and Mr. Vish Ashiagbor signed on behalf of the seller entities.

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2022 Budget: Government Announces E-levy On Mobile Money Transaction

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2022 Budget: Government Announces E-levy On Mobile Money Transaction

The government, as part of strategies to widen the country’s tax net, has announced an Electronic Transaction Levy.

It will be a 1.75 percent charge on all electronic transactions.

This fee, according to the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is to enhance financial inclusion and protect the vulnerable.

Transactions covering mobile money payments, banks transfers, merchant payments, and inward remittances will have the levy imposed on them and will be borne by the sender.

However, the levy will be waived for transactions that amount to GHS 100 or less in a day or approximately GHS 3,000 per month.

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The government says portions of revenue collected from the levy will be used to support entrepreneurship, youth employment, cybersecurity, digital, and road infrastructure among others.

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GB Foods excites consumers with ‘Twa w’anum na k)’ Spain Promotion’

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‘Twa w’anum na k)’ Spain Promotion’

GB Foods Ghana, leading manufacturers of Gino and Pomo tomato mix and other products, has a partnership deal with La-Liga in Spain. As part of this deal, GB Foods Ghana launched a special Consumer Promotion to reward loyal consumers of the Gino and Pomo brands.

 

Dubbed ‘Twa w’anum na k)’ Promotion’, the promo will reward 10 (ten) selected consumers and their partners with a free trip to Spain by patronizing GB Foods Promo products and following simple instructions. Several others will receive consolation prizes such as TVs, PS 5, Phones, Fridges, Gas cookers, Washing Machines, Blenders, La Liga original jerseys, footballs, caps, and airtime every two weeks. The promo will reward over 18,000 consumers across the country.

 

Speaking at the launch, the Managing Director of GB Foods, Mr. David Afflu, said the promo is in recognition of the critical part consumers and partners play in their business. “At GB Foods we constantly remind ourselves that without our consumers and partners, we cease to exist. They are the reason for our existence, and we will seize every opportunity to celebrate and reward these loyal consumers for their patronage. I encourage the public to take an active part in this promo to stand a chance of winning the exciting prizes and ultimately stand a chance to Fly to Spain with their Partners”.

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The Marketing Director for GB Foods, Akua Obiri-Yeboah, said: “We are excited about this promo. Our consumers have been at the core of our business growth and this promo attests to our deep appreciation of our consumers and the value they bring on board”.

 

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The ‘Twa w’anum na k) Spain Promotion’ is a point-based system where customers accrue points to stand a chance to fly to Spain every two weeks.

The mechanics of the promo are as follows.

  1. Buy any Gino Tomato Mix, Gino Pepper and Onion, Gino Max or Pomo Promo packs
  2. Find a code in the Pack or Tray
  3. Dial *161*<Inner Code># to load and increase your Points
  4. Terms and conditions are posted on all our digital pages

Consumers with the highest points accumulated would be rewarded every two weeks. The top 10 (Ten)consumers with the highest points stand to travel to Spain with their partners to enjoy a boat cruise, city tour and a full La Liga VIP match experience, and other exciting prices. The promo runs from the 8th of November 2021 to the end of January 2022.

The Twa w’anum na k) Spain Promotion launch took place at the Marriott Hotel, Accra.

 

 

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Desist From ‘Worldremit’ Scheme, It’s Fraudulent – BoG Warns Public

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Desist From 'Worldremit' Scheme, It's Fraudulent - BoG Warns Public

The Bank of Ghana is warning the general public to be wary of a money-doubling scheme operating in Ghana under the pseudo name “Worldremit”, saying, the scheme is fraudulent and does not reward investors as promised.

According to the Central Bank, this fraudulent scheme is distinct from the globally renowned Fintech, “WorldRemit” which is in the business of international fund transfers.

“This scheme encourages customers to select preferred packages, following which a code is generated by the fraudsters with which they obtain the WhatsApp accounts of their victims for spurious purposes”, it pointed out in a statement.

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“The general public is cautioned against patronage of this and other similar unsanctioned schemes. Bank of Ghana states that it has not licensed any entities or individuals engaged in ‘Money Doubling’”, it added

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