Ghana Beverage Awards 2018 Winners – Full List

Ghana Beverage Awards 2018 Winners The Ghana Beverage Awards 2018 winners have been announced. There were honours for brands like Kpoo Keke, Orijin, Blue Skies, Castle Bridge, and Alomo Bitters. Other winners were Twellium Industrial Company Limited, and Kasapreko. The award ceremony which was well-attended by players in the industry was held on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Kempinski Hotel in Accra, Ghana. Check the full list of winners out.  Fruit Juice of the Year Blue Skies Spirit of the Year Castle Bridge Bitters of the Year Alomo Bitters International Spirit of the Year Jameson New Beverage…

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French to be Ghana’s 2nd Official Language – Foreign Affairs Minister

French as Ghana’s 2nd Language Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey says the decision to obtain French as a second language is a major concern of the Government of Ghana, in line with national priorities. She reiterated plans by government to include the promotion of the learning of French in basic schools and across all other levels of learning, as part of a general reform of Ghana’s education sector. The Hon. Foreign Minister however, regretted the inadequate number of French teachers in the country and…

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Samira Bawumia secures Indian scholarships for Ghanaians

The Second Lady Hajia Mrs. Samira Bawumia has secured 12 scholarships and free services for children needing special pediatric care abroad through her not-for-profit organization, the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP). A number of qualified Ghanaian students are set to enjoy partial and full scholarships in two Indian Universities. Health professionals are also set to receive training to improve their skills, while paediatric patients recommended for treatment abroad are to benefit from free health care in a leading Indian Teaching Hospital. Ghana’s High Commissioner to India, Michael Aaron N.…

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Ghana slashes Visa Fees in UK

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has announced that visa fee for entering Ghana from the United Kingdom (UK) has been reduced, adding that the move is expected to be replicated across the country’s missions worldwide. She made the announcement when she addressed members of the Ghanaian community, diplomats and business personalities and others during the celebration of Ghana’s 62nd Independence anniversary in the UK. Recounting the constraints that Ghana has faced, she nonetheless pointed out that there has been remarkable progress across the various…

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AirtelTigo kicks-off Women’s Month with ‘Mind, Body and Soul’ session

AirtelTigo Women’s Month To acknowledge and appreciate the vital role of women and their contributions to its organization and country, AirtelTigo has organized a session on a topic – ‘The AirtelTigo Woman: Mind, Body and Soul’ for its female employees in Accra. The session is part of activities lined up by the second largest telecom firm to celebrate women in the month of March and honour International Women’s Day. Opening the session with her upbringing, the Chief Executive Officer of AirtelTigo, Mrs. Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi, thanked the employees for their efforts and…

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MTN shareholders to Receive GHC369m in Final Dividend

MTN Shareholders’ Dividend Following recommendation by directors of MTN Ghana, shareholders are set to receive as payment of final dividend to the tune of about GHc 368.714 million for the 2018 financial year. According to the company’s 2018 financial statements, the number of ordinary shares in issue is 12,290,474,360, of which each share has earned GHc 0.03. Dividend amounting to GHc 1, 313 million was declared for the year ended December 31, 2018 (2017: GHc 470 million, GHc 0.0437 per share). This consisted of a special dividend of GHc 1,…

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You don’t need marriage to make it in life – Ursula to young people

Communications Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has advised young people to develop other interests in their lives in search of happiness than focusing too much on getting married. She said it important for people to recognize that one can be single and yet very happy in life. “I keep telling young people that you can be fulfilled even when you are single. You don’t necessarily have to be married to make it. Marriage is good. However, while that is waiting to occur, you can have interests and achieve a lot of things,”…

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Top 10 Hotels in Tamale, Ghana

Top 10 Hotels in Tamale, Ghana Tourism and hospitality in Tamale, Ghana is one of the finest in the country. Hotels play key role in the city’s tourism sector. Today, PlugTimes.com presents the top 10 hotels in Tamale. This aims at helping holiday makers or visitors in Tamale find the best places to lodge while in the city. They include, but not limited to Mariam Hotel, Global Dreams Hotel, and Ganaa Hotel. Check the list out (in no special order)! Modern City Hotel Ganaa Hotel Hotel Zosimli Jeyads Lodge Mariam Hotel Picorna Hotel Global Dreams…

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Call for Nominations: The 2019 Global Citizen Award®

Global residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners is pleased to announce the call for nominations for its annual Global Citizen Award®. Entering into its fifth year, this unique international accolade honors remarkable individuals tackling the global challenges affecting humanity today. Nominations are open to those who demonstrate vision, courage, and innovation in driving global change, and whose work has a directly positive impact on the lives of people in socially vulnerable groups. The 2019 laureate will be selected by a distinguished, independent committee and honored at the Global Citizen…

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Mohammed Awal adjudged Most Business-Oriented African Minister

The Minister for Business Development, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, has been adjudged the Most Business-Oriented African Minister by the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF). Dr Awal was chosen for his innovative initiatives that have enhanced the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Ghana, as well as his support for startups and small businesses in the country. he citation read, “WBAF recognises your role in encouraging and enhancing startups and bringing the startup agenda at the centre of government policy.”The award was presented by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of WBAF,…

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