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Ghana Finalizes $2 billion Bauxite Deal

The government of Ghana has finalized arrangement with Chinese firm, Sino-Hydro on the $ 2 billion bauxite deal. According to Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, the Vice President of the country, $1 billion would...

U.K to Ban Children from Owning Larger Drones

A proposal by the Department for Transport (DfT) could ban children in the U.K. from owning drones that weigh over 250g (0.55lb). According to the proposal, children would only be allowed to...

NCC to Deploy Tech Solution to Fight SIM Box Fraud

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has pledged to deploy a technological solution to SIM box call masking. Professor Umar Garba Danbatta said this in a meeting on...

Luxury Car Levy Issued in Ghana

The Government of Ghana is set to introduce a luxury car tax on all vehicles with an engine capacity of 3.0 litres and above. Ghana's Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta revealed this during...

Nigeria Unveils Plans for National Airline in December

Nigeria's Minister of State for Aviation on Wednesday, revealed plans for a new national airline at the end of the year, at the Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. Aviation Minister Hadi...

Abuja Light Rail Line Launches as West Africa’s first

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, some eight years after the project was initiated, inaugurated the country's first metro rail service on Thursday, July 12, 2018 in the capital Abuja. The President opened the...

Ugandan Government to Review Social Media Tax

The tax imposed on the use of social media and on mobile money transactions, has come under review by the Ugandan government following major public backlash. The announcement was made by Prime...

Ghanacard- NIA to Register Ghanaians without Passport, Birthcert

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has announced that no Ghanaian will be excluded from the Ghanacard registration. According to the Authority, measures are being put in place to help register individuals who...

AirtelTigo’s CEO Reaffirms Commitment to Delivering Superior Services

Mobile operator, AirtelTigo remains committed to offering superior communication services to customers while affirming their confidence in the National Communications Authority (NCA). This is to create a favourable regulatory environment to promote...

Ministry of Communication to Divulge $89m Kelni GVG Contract

The Ministry of Communication is to disclose today, July 9, all documents relevant to its contract with the company Kelni GVG in accordance with an order by the Human Rights Division of...

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