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AirtelTigo becomes first telco to introduce eSIM service in Ghana

AirtelTigo becomes first telco to introduce eSIM service in Ghana

Poised to give customers access to cellular service via a virtual SIM, network operator AirtelTigo introduces Embedded SIM (eSIM) service in Ghana. This means that users with eSIM compatible phones will no longer require physical SIM cards, allowing them to use different providers on the same phone. From the left: Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, first AirtelTigo eSIM customer, Atul Narain Singh (AirtelTigo CMO) and Leo Skarlatos (AirtelTigo CEO) Photo courtesy AirtelTigo This makes AirtelTigo the first network operator in Ghana to offer this service. The eSIM technology has become a part of…

Strongman Finally Releases “Buokrom Boy” EP –

Strongman Finally Releases “Buokrom Boy” EP –

Ghanaian rapper, Osei Kwaku Vincent, better known globally as Strongman has satisfied hungry fans with his latest EP, Buokrom Boy. The prolific rap sensation has sorted fans out with his highly anticipated 7-track EP under the auspices of his Strong Empire Label. Finally, fans get to feed on multiple commercial square meals ranging from the already released ‘Sing Your Name’ jam featuring Mr Drew, King You Wanna Be featuring Efya, Yente featuring Medikal, Dreams, and Sika Ne Odo featuring Sista Afia. Other tracks on the EP include Goated & Ekwan! It’s…

I declined two features from Sarkodie because he didn’t shake my hand – Nasty C

I declined two features from Sarkodie because he didn’t shake my hand – Nasty C

South African rapper Nasty C has revealed how he turned down a feature request from Sarkodie because Sarkodie once refused to shake his hand. The South African, in a video where he was giving a rap freestyle explained how during his first encounter with Sarkodie, the Ghanaian rapper refused to shake his hand. According to Nasty C, he held a grudge against Sarkodie since then admitted that, even though he is still a fan, he vowed to never give Sarkodie a verse if he had his break as a musician and…

2023 Budget: Who Could’ve Imagined Akufo-Addo Who Led Kumepreko Demo Will Increase VAT – Ablakwa

2023 Budget: Who Could’ve Imagined Akufo-Addo Who Led Kumepreko Demo Will Increase VAT – Ablakwa

Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, is surprised over the government’s decision to increase Value Added Tax (VAT). The Finance Minister has proposed in the 2023 budget presentation an increment in the Value Added Tax (VAT) by 2.5 per cent. The standard VAT rate is 12.5%, except for supplies of a wholesaler or retailer of goods, which are taxed at a total flat rate of 3%. But reacting to the announcement in a Facebook post, the MP said: “Who could ever have imagined or predicted that Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who…

Caveman makes dream come true; Puts Fred Amugi on a billboard

Caveman makes dream come true; Puts Fred Amugi on a billboard

Caveman Watches has granted veteran actor Fred Amugi’s wish to have his photo on a billboard before he passes on. Today, Anthony Dzamefe, CEO of Cavemen Watches, has featured the legend on one of his timeless billboards. The announcement was greeted with approval as Ghanaians poured in congratulations sharing the good news. Caveman Watches is currently trending at number 1 on all news portals. Fred Amugi, in an interview, had declared his wish to see himself on a billboard before he dies. He noted that deadmen cannot appreciate eulogies and hopes to…

How will the world recognise us if we fight each other? – Rocky Dawuni

How will the world recognise us if we fight each other? – Rocky Dawuni

2022 Grammy nominee Ghanaian Reggae sensation Rocky Dawuni has advised that the only way Ghanaian artistes can gain more world recognition is by avoiding competition and fighting among themselves. He urged them to stay together for a common purpose. Rocky observed that the Ghanaian music industry is on a good trajectory. But until the habit of togetherness and standing in for one another is cultivated, the pendulum will never swing. Speaking to Akoma FM’s flagship Entertainment 360 host, Tony Best, on Saturday, the 2022 Global Music performance nominee indicated he is not…

Davido marks 30th Birthday in silence, quietly

Davido marks 30th Birthday in silence, quietly

Nigerian Afrobeats singer Davido’s 30th birthday has passed in sombre reflection. The grieving father, who lost his 3-year-old son to a drowning incident this month, did not celebrate in his usual pomp and fanfare. Yesterday, November 21, marked the 30th birthday of David Adeleke and had it not been for wishes from family, friends and fans, the day would have gone unnoticed. This unusual approach to his big day is understandable because of the recent tragedy suffered by him and his baby mama Chioma Rowland.But let’s take a moment to remember all the…

GNPC on the brink of bankruptcy – State Enterprises committee of Parliament warns

GNPC on the brink of bankruptcy – State Enterprises committee of Parliament warns

The Committee on Employment, Social Welfare and State Enterprises of Parliament is asking the government to desist from using the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) as its cash cow in funding activities unrelated to its mandate. Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday, the Ranking Member on the committee, Dr. Kwabena Donkor said “without the injection of new funds, GNPC is on the brink of bankruptcy.” “The financials don’t speak well of GNPC. The future is bleak for GNPC and, therefore, we must insist that GNPC stays on the straight and narrow…

Police interrogate Shatta Wale over his comments on death of Fennec Okyere

Police interrogate Shatta Wale over his comments on death of Fennec Okyere

The Police say they have made contact with Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr., popularly known as Shatta Wale regarding his comment on the death of artiste Manager Fennec Okyere. The Police said Shatta Wale is cooperating with them on the matter. “The Police would like to put on record that the recently established Cold Case Unit, has been working for months on all unresolved murder cases, including that of Fennec Okyere with support from the affected families. “This new development from Shata Wale is therefore going to complement our ongoing…

I went mad when Stonebwoy ‘sacked’ me – OV reveals horrifying psychotic episode

I went mad when Stonebwoy ‘sacked’ me – OV reveals horrifying psychotic episode

Ghanaian musician Barbara Naa Okailey Nyarko, famed as OV, has narrated how she struggled with her mental health after exiting Stonebwoy’s Burniton Music Group. A few years ago, OV was in the news for looking unkempt and depressed. Many accused her of being addicted to narcotics. But now the singer has now disclosed the reason behind her dishevelled look. She told Giovani on the 3FM Drive how being sacked from Stonebwoy’s record label made her depressed and mentally unstable. “It was after the exit. It was something that hit me very hard.…