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THE NEW ALCATEL ONETOUCH MIFI Y600 POWERED BY AIRTEL INTERNET

Airtel Ghana announced today that it has taken stock of the ultra slim ALCATEL ONETOUCH MIFI Y600. Airtel Ghana will be the first to carry this line of Mifi devices. Developed by Alcatel, and powered by Airtel Internet, the nation’s “smartest network for your smart phone”, the ALCATEL ONETOUCH MIFI Y600 ...

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2.6bn bottles of beer consumed in 2013

Ghanaians and their counterparts across the globe have consumed over 2.62 billion bottles of beer by the end of 2013, a latest report released by the world’s largest statistics portal (Statista), has revealed. In 2011, the global beer consumption amounted to about 2.57 billion bottles (1.93 billion hectoliters), up from ...

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Saudi oil giant to partner TOR

Government is seeking a joint venture with Saudi petroleum giant, PetroSaudi, to perk up the operations of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR). The arrangement, when successful, would revamp the workings of TOR and ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the refinery, John Jinapor, Deputy Minister of Energy and Petroleum announced this ...

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Load shedding extends to Ghana’s industrial zones next week

Ghana’s Energy Ministry has given notice the ongoing load shedding will be extended to all the Industrial zones across the country next Monday, December 1, 2014. It expected to continue till the end of the year. This latest development in the country’s severe power rationing exercise, according to a document ...

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Open up capital markets, African nations advised

Capital markets in Africa have too much protection, stifling growth. Calling on the regulators to open up the markets, especially to foreign investors, an expert addressing the 18th African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) conference at Leisure Lodge in Diani, Kwale county, Tuesday said this has to be done if things are ...

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Kenya to host Africa Travel Association world congress

Kenya has won the bid to host the Africa Travel Association (ATA) world congress next year. East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie said the conference will spur tourism business in the country.

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