Ghana has the 6th lowest data cost in Africa

Business News of Friday, 16 October 2020 Source: 2020-10-16 File photo of the logos of telcos operating in Ghana A survey by the British technology research firm, Cable, has revealed that mobile data cost in Ghana ranks as the sixth-lowest in Africa and 34th in the world. The survey, according to Cable, was conducted […]

Kenya places seventh position at the Absa index report

A report released at the fourth edition of Absa Africa Financial Markets Index 2020, shows a significant drop in Kenya’s capacity to attract local and foreign investment, placing it at the seventh position from last year’s third. Based on the report, Kenya lost seven points to score 58 out of 100 points, placing Nigeria, Botswana, […]

President inaugurates nine-member LOC for Ghana 2023 

Share this with more people! President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday, inaugurated a nine-member Local Organising Committee (LOC) to commence preparations toward Ghana’s hosting of the 13th African Games in 2023. Ghana would for the first time in the 55-year history of the continental multi-sports competition play host to the games, after it won […]

Aug/Sept results of Ghana Election Poll to be released from October 16

Press Releases of Wednesday, 14 October 2020 Source: 2020-10-14 Ghana Election Poll is to gather opinions about Ghana’s Presidential and Parliamentary Elections Results of the third wave of the Ghana Election Poll which ran from August 1 to September 30, 2020, will be published from Friday, October 16, 2020, on Ghana’s first and most […]

Ghana Changing Behavior through a Drama Series

Accra, October 11, 2020 – The first scene of the new Ghanaian drama series Corona Lifeopens with Akua Asabea Asempa, a dressmaker who runs her own business, listening to radio program on COVID-19. When her husband Nana Yaw Asempa, a mechanic, walks in and tries to change the channel to listen to a football match, […]

IMF forecasts growth rate of 0.9% for Ghana in 2020

The International Monetary Fund is forecasting a Gross Domestic Product growth rate of 0.9% for Ghana this year, according to its October 2020 World Economic Outlook Report. The forecast is slightly below the ones being projected by the World Bank, Fitch Solutions and the Bank of Ghana. Whilst the World Bank is predicting a GDP […]

African music streaming company MePlaylist inks distribution deals with FUGA & Symphonic

Nigerian-born music streaming startup MePlaylist has struck distribution deals with FUGA and Symphonic, adding some 7 million songs to its catalog. MePlaylist is a music streaming platform founded by Olakunle Oladehin in 2017. The service is available across Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, as well as the UK and North America. The […]

How Citizenship by Investment is offering wealthy Nigerians new global opportunities

As more Africans look to expand their horizons in pursuit of global opportunities, Nairametrics caught up with Paul Williams, Chief Executive Officer of La Vida Golden Visas, one of the world’s leading Citizenship by Investment facilitators, to understand the surge in demand for dual citizenship in Nigeria and across the continent. Discussion points include the […]

Why Africa’s animation scene is booming

Today, the 26-year-old is a rising star in Africa’s blossoming animation scene. … to make their mark: Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Egypt, South Africa, … Both companies plan to establish animation academies in Africa, adding to …