Today’s front pages: Wednesday May 4, 2016
MFI CAPO PROPOSES APEX BODY
The central bank is simply overwhelmed by the sheer numbers in the turbulent Micro Finance sector, hence the need for an apex body in the similitude of the ARB Apex Bank which regulates rural banks, Kafui Amegah, CEO of Eclpse Microfinance Limited has said.
TELCOS UNDER THREAT FROM WHATSAPP, VIBER ET AL
CEO of MTN Ghana, Ebenezer Asante, has said that the local mobile telecoms are facing growing threats from over-the-top player like Whatsapp, Viber and Facebook who offer cheaper voice services to customers.
SIMBOX FRAUD TASKFORCE SAVES ECONOMY $77.379M
The operations of the Joint Anti –Telecoms Fraud Taskforce – comprised of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, Subah Infosolution and representatives from the telecoms sector – as saved the economy a total of $77, 379 million in 17 months.
ECG WORKERS FIGHT GOVT OVER PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION, PROPOSE LISTING ON GE INSTEAD
Staff of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has vehemently objected to the decision by government to give the company to a private investor on concession arrangement, and charged government to re-think the decision.
DANADAMS MAKES INROADS INTO NIGERIAN MARKET
Danadams Pharmaceutical Industry Limited, a leading manufacturer of anti-malaria drugs and the only producer of anti-retrovirals in the country, has taken a giant leap into the Nigerian market, where it is poised to produce larger volumes of quality and affordable medicines for the African continent.
STRANGE MILLIPEDE-LIKE CREATURES INVADE JUABOSO
Some millipede=like creatures have invaded seven cocoa-growing communities in the Juaboso District of the Western Region, killing two children in the process.
WONTUMI ARRESTED OVER ‘DIRTY SLAPS’
The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the NPP, Bernard Antwi-Boasiako aka Wontumi, was yesterday arrested, stripped of his clothes and placed behind bars at the Kumasi Central Police Station, where he spent the night, on assault charge.
4 SIMBOX FRAUDSTERS NABBED
Twenty-eight-year-old Benjamin Komlan Agbo, a Togolese, has been arrested together with three others for six box fraud.
TOGOLESE, THREE OTHERS BUSTED FOR SIM BOX FRAUD
Communication taskforce, a subsidiary of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service, in collaboration with Subah Info Solutions Ghana Limited, has arrested for men for allegedly defrauding the state through SIM box operation.
GROUPE NDUOM INVESTS HEAVILY IN U/W REGION
Groupe Nduom is continuing its commitment to long-term investments n the Ghanaian economy.