- Published on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 10:54
The President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi has expressed concerns over the administrative style of Sports minister Nii Lantey Vanderpuije.
According to him, the public utterances and conduct of the minister over past weeks, create the impression as though he has issues with the GFA.
- Published on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 10:43
The Director for Tigo Business, Stephen Essien, has advised Ghanaian businesses to establish an online presence and move beyond mere connectivity to creating a digitalized SME market so they can attract new customers and improve on customer convenience.
At a meeting with various SMEs businesses in Accra, he revealed like most developing countries, Ghana’s SME market is a key factor in driving the development agenda as it makes up 92 percent of the enterprise market and currently contributes roughly 70 percent to GDP.
Tigo Cash creates an eco-system of cashless payments for rice farmers in the Eastern and Volta regions
- Published on Monday, 25 July 2016 08:52
Since becoming the Mobile Money partner for the Visa Foundation funded ‘Rice Mobile Finance project partner, RiMiFin, Tigo Cash, has facilitated the transfer of about US$345,765 via electronic mobile money platform to over 1,800 smallholder rice farmers.
According to the local rice farmers in Asutuare, Weta and Kpong in the Eastern region and parts of the Volta region, Tigo Cash has made a significant contribution to their livelihoods because prior to the project in 2014, they were exclusively dependent on cash payments from aggregators and buyers. This posed serious challenges to their entire rice farming supply chain system as there were consistent delays in payments to the farmers.
- Published on Monday, 15 August 2016 09:21
The management and staff of telecom company, Tigo, on Friday took time out to interact with customers about ‘Wo suro aaa wondi’, their new recharge promotion that is giving away thousands of prizes including cash rewards to new and existing customers.
Through their annual employee programme, Lion’s Day, staff visited high traffic markets and bus stations at Kaneshie, Ashiaman, Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Abeka Lapaz, Accra Central and Madina to engage directly with customers and also take their feedback.
- Published on Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:35
Telecom brand of the year, Tigo, has revamped its loyalty programme for its pre-paid customers. In what will give customers a very exciting morning, they are offering free calls, text messages and internet browsing to customers from 6am to 8am every day.
The exciting package will enable all Tigo pre-paid customers catch up with latest news on their social media platforms during the early morning rush hours where people commute from home to work and call their loved ones.
- Published on Friday, 05 August 2016 10:56
Existing and new customers of Tigo will for the next 90 days have a lot to cheer about as the ‘Telecom Brand of the Year’ has launched a recharge campaign that will give away exciting prizes every time customers buy top-up cards to make calls and browse the internet on Tigo’s high speed and superior network.
Termed ‘Wo suro aaa wondi’ meaning ‘you cannot win if you are afraid’, customers can win up to GHS 100,000.
- Published on Monday, 18 July 2016 09:53
While the internet has opened up a world of endless possibilities by revolutionising the way people communicate, learn and live, there are downsides, particularly for children.
Children from low and middle-income countries are less likely to use the internet from home, and are more likely to go online from cyber cafes, where they are at greater risk of encountering inappropriate images and online and offline solicitation, disclosed a recent report by UNICEF’s Innocenti Research Centre (IRC).
- Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 11:58
For the third year in a row, Telecom Brand of the Year, Tigo has contributed towards the Ghana Journalists Association Awards which comes off of on August 27, 2016 at the Banquet Hall, State House.
At a short ceremony at the International Press Centre in Accra, the Director for Corporate Affairs for Tigo, Gifty Bingley, presented a cheque for GHS 10,000. This will go towards the Digital Journalism category of the awards.
- Published on Thursday, 14 July 2016 09:58
The Mandela Washington Fellowship of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), a programme by the United States government is a great opportunity for all young leaders who believe in Africa and are taking steps in their own small way to develop the continent.
This is according to Josephine Marie Godwyll, who is among 41 young leaders representing Ghana at the ongoing 2016 YALI programme in the United States, which aims to invest in the next generation African leaders.